Senior Spotlight

We envision a world where every senior dog thrives, and no old dog dies alone and afraid. Ensuring senior dogs find loving, forever homes is central to that vision. There are many benefits and reasons to adopt a senior dog, and we hope to show the world what incredible companions they are.

Here are some adoptable senior dogs located across the country. Please check in with each organization to learn more about how to adopt a shelter or rescue dog.



Hiya! They call me Mildred. Stop right here....I don't want to miss another moment without you! You see, I was unwanted. Can you believe it?! A beautiful, loving, loyal, bright-eyed ol' gal like me?  *Sigh*  But I've aged like fine wine, and can out-run my 6 year old foster doggie brother!  My...



A thirteen-year-old Cocker Spaniel, this wholesome fellow is Curry. The sweetest senior, he still enjoys a good outing, taking in all the sounds and smells, visualizing everything through your eyes. Not letting his disability slow him down, he loves to explore and hasn’t lost his sense of wonder...

Coco Chanel

Such style, such grace, our Coco Chanel is the height of canine elegance! She’s not just a pretty face; Coco is sweet and smushy and oh so lovable. She adores hugs and cuddles; make sure you have enough room on your couch (and lap) for her. Don’t let her cropped ears fool you; she’s a 100%...



Buster's been looking for a new roommate since May. Originally, he searched in Kansas and then in July, he caught a ride to SpokAnimal in Washington in hopes of finding forever digs out West. We'll be honest, his kennel presence is not the best, but give him some couch time, some tender words,...



Rosa is a sweet, eight-year-old collie with impeccable manners, both inside the house and out. She is calm and very shy with strangers at first, but once she gets to know you, she is very loving and affectionate. Her initial shyness comes from her partial blindness. She has limited vision in her...


An eight-year-old Terrier mix, Princess arrived on our doorstep severely emaciated and malnourished due to a combination of inflammatory bowel syndrome and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Following her diagnosis, she was started on a special diet and the appropriate medication, resulting in a...



Serving as the French ambassador for Little Shelter’s Silver Paw Connection, meet twelve-year-old Pierre. This little Bichon has that certain “je ne sais quoi” that we’re all looking for….namely that indescribable quality that makes him so interesting and appealing. Full of life experience and...


Pasta is our sassy little sparkplug. He has been holding court in our Cat Cottage, where he recently became the kitchen dog and night manager. Pasta makes friends easily and is extremely playful and energetic for his age, which we guesstimate to be about 12. He came to us from our rescue...



Looking for an energetic but mature companion?  Then meet Suki!

Eight-year-old Suki is an active little girl who loves to walk and play.  Like any Jack Russell, Suki would love a fenced-in yard where she can zoom, too!


Falcor is a kind soul who believes in the goodness of this world. He's got a heart for the underdog, after all, he is one himself! He recently came back into rescue, and after completing a board & train program, he is now ready to start anew with all the hope in his heart!

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