11 Reasons To Adopt A Senior Dog Instead Of A Puppy

27 Apr 2015 Animals
11 Reasons To Adopt A Senior Dog Instead Of A Puppy

Chances are, if you're considering adopting a dog, you're thinking about getting a puppy. Puppies are the first dogs to get adopted from shelters and are often the first choice for families. What many people don't realize, though, are the benefits of adopting a senior dog instead of a young one. Older dogs have a lot to offer humans, and in many ways are superior to their younger counterparts.

1. You're saving a life.

1.     You're saving a life.

2. What you see is what you get.

2.     What you see is what you get.

3. You'll have time to yourself.

3.     You'll have time to yourself.

4. You CAN teach an old dog new tricks.

4.     You CAN teach an old dog new tricks.

5. They're great at cuddling.

5.     They're great at cuddling.

6. They're already house-trained.

6.     They're already house-trained.

7. They're ready to be your sidekick.

7.     They're ready to be your sidekick.

8. They like sleeping as much as you do.

8.     They like sleeping as much as you do.

9. They adjust quickly to a new home.

9.     They adjust quickly to a new home.

10. They make less messes.

10.     They make less messes.

11. They're adorable!

11.     They're adorable!
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