Misty, the 10-year-old Golden Retriever who inspired the Senior Dogs Project

The Senior Dogs Project
..........."Looking Out for Older Dogs" ...........

"Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog."
Sydney Jeanne Seward


Why Adopt a Senior Dog?

Find a Senior Dog to Adopt or Foster

Find a Home for a Senior Dog

Featured Agencies:

Rusty's Angels Senior Dog Rescue and Sanctuary, New River, AZ
Our Mission
We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a safe and caring environment for senior and special needs canines. Through rescue, foster, adoption, education and hospice; we create secure nurturing homes for them to live out their twilight years. Most of our rescues come to us because their owner has passed away or has moved into a nursing home situation. As long as the dog is healthy enough to handle a transition into a new home then we do our best to find the perfect forever home. If the dog is not healthy enough then they live out whatever time they have left here at our sanctuary knowing unconditional love until the very end. At the right: "Miles" -- a Welsh Terrier available for adoption.

Burbank, California -- Pacific Coast Dog Rescue is a non-profit 501c(3) organization founded in 1998. Their website states: "We are dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing dogs in need. Our licensed kennel facility ... is always at capacity due to the high number of unwanted dogs and the limited number of great homes. There is an experienced dog trainer on site -- founder David Roe. "Handsome Dave" in the photo at the right is currently available for adoption. Click on his photo to find out more about this well-trained and sweet dog.

Health Care for an Older Dog

The Road Ahead

Finding guidance and comfort when you face the loss of a beloved companion

Adoption Stories and Tributes

The Animal Rescue Site...You can help to feed animals in shelters by clicking on the link that appears here. Sponsors contribute to the cost of food based on how many visitors click on the link each day.

Take Action!

Announcement from American Wild Horse Preservation:

Say NO to BLM Wyoming Wild Horse Wipeout - Sign & Share Petition

"The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced that on August 20th it will begin a massive helicopter roundup of nearly 1,000 wild horses from the Divide Basin, Adobe Town and Salt Wells Creek Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in Wyoming. The action is Step #2 in the agency's plan to wipe out wild horses from two million acres of land known as the Wyoming Checkerboard and turn the public lands in the area over to the Rock Springs Grazing Association (RSGA). The RSGA's members view wild horses as competition for cheap, taxpayer subsidized grazing on our public lands. The BLM is marching to the orders of these ranchers, who want our federally protected wild horses gone from the western landscape.

"While we explore legal options to stop this outrageous action, will you please join us in taking a stand against the BLM Wyoming Wild Horse Wipeout? By signing and sharing this petition, you can help us achieve and surpass our 25,000-signature goal!"

Factory Farming Doesn't Want You to Know about the Horrors....

The right to free speech belongs to you only if factory farmers say you're entitled to it. If they have their way, laws may soon be passed in some states making it illegal for the public to try to find out and report the truth about factory farming.

Our Blog.... an occasional posting of miscellany about dogs, animals, and life in general

Quotes of the month:

"Always hold firmly to the thought that each one of us can do something to bring some portion of misery to an end." Author unknown

"The assumption that animals are without rights, and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance, is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality." -- Arthur Schopenhauer, German Philosopher

"A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives." -- Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian Theologian, Musician, and Medical Missionary

Other quotes about the treatment of animals.....


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