Award-winning blog Grouchy Puppy is host to San Francisco writer Sharon Castellanos's funny, poignant observations about the human-animal bond and our remarkable relationship with dogs. In recent years, it has also been an important source for insights into the joys and sorrows of loving a senior dog.
A wiry-haired, 14-year-old Chihuahua mix is taking the Internet by storm this year. Her name is Susie, and she’s on a mission to connect homeless older dogs with the family that will love them. Meet Susie - and Erin O'Sullivan, the woman behind Susie's Senior Dogs - and learn how they are helping senior dogs in need.
Many children dream of getting a puppy, but in the new children's book He Chose Me , a little boy named Oliver discovers that what he actually wants is to adopt a senior dog. In this guest post, the author of He Chose Me , Christine Starr, writes about Maddie, the senior dog who was the inspiration for her book.