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Six-year-old "Wrigley" was considered "unadoptable"; he is living happily ever after in his forever home

ADOPT A SENIOR DOG

Relax, enjoy, give it time.....

GETTING SETTLED.....and BLOSSOMING

A senior dog should have a wellness check-up every six months.

WELLNESS

Product recalls and other action items for your attention

AGING ISSUES

What to look for....what to do.....and how to provide continued quality of life for your senior dog

12-y-o Golden Retriever "Gypsy" on a trip to San Francisco

LIFESTYLE

Safety, happiness, fun.....so many things to keep your senior engaged, comfortable, and safe

Christine Derr, foster volunteer, Peace of Mind Dog Rescue, CA
If only they could read!

ALERTS, NEWS, VIEWS

 

How to find a new home for a senior......how to get financial help
Always & Furever Midwest Animal Sanctuary, Spring Hill, KS

ABOUT THE SENIOR DOGS PROJECT

Teri Goodman with Tux, 12 years old, October 2018

Teri Goodman founded the Senior Dogs Project in 1997, when she became aware of the plight of senior dogs in shelters -- they rarely made it out alive, no matter how loving or sweet they may have been.  She has a B.A. in Psychology, specializing in human and animal learning, and has written for Dog Fancy magazine on the topic of senior dogs. In founding The Senior Dogs Project and maintaining the srdogs website, her goal has been to inspire and facilitate the adoption of senior dogs and to provide useful, up-to-date information on how to keep senior dogs healthy and happy.  The mission of the Senior Dogs Project is to ensure that every senior dog leads the happiest, healthiest life possible in a stable, loving environment.  More on the back-story.....

COMMENTS ABOUT THE SENIOR DOGS PROJECT

Senior male chocolate brown labrador retriever dog sitting facing the camera isolated on a white background

"The Senior Dogs Project has been a strong and active consumer advocate, beginning with the B.A.R.K.S. (Be Aware of Rimadyl's Known Side Effects) campaign of 1998, which led to the FDA's mandate to include a Consumer Information Sheet with all prescriptions for veterinary medicines."

-- Jean Townsend (who lost her senior dog "George" to Rimadyl poisoning)
Former Editor, Dog Health E-mail List