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.



Friendly, affectionate, gentle, and intelligent, Scooby is looking for an active and loving home. He is a good boy with moderate training in place, but could definitely use a little more guidance and structure to help him become the best dog he can be.

Scooby loves a good walk, and he's a...



This very special lady is Veruca, a ten-year-old Chihuahua mix. Mourning the sudden loss of her home and family, she has found herself back in the shelter, hoping for a second chance at a happy ending. While it takes time to earn her trust, your patience will be worth the effort, as once she...

Rex & Renny

We have the most delightful bonded pair of older gentlemen available to brighten up your home and find the LOVE they recently lost. Sadly, Rex and Renny lost the only owner they've ever known this past November due to COVID. Now orphaned at the age of nine, they have plenty of happiness and life...



“Live your life and forget your age.” A fourteen-year-young Chihuahua mix, this sparkly little lady is Jem. Ready to grab life by the tail, she is energetic, outgoing, and knows how to make an entrance! Her curiosity and interest in the world keep her spirit young and vibrant. A rare Jem, an...



Cleo spent almost a decade as a backyard breeding dog, living on a chain. An animal control officer brought her in after her owner agreed it wasn't the best lifestyle for her.

Cleo instantly won our hearts! She LOVES to snuggle and LOVES to play! She is definitely making up for lost time...



This adorable Ohio senior sweetheart is Paris. She is 10 years old but you would never know it, she has the spunk and enthusiasm of a 3 year old! She listens well and understands commands and can sit, shake and lay down. She is also house trained, crate trained, and loves to play or go for walks...



Anna is a very pretty lady that is gentle, well mannered, easy going, loves cuddles and being petted. A good companion with people of all ages, she is patient with the kids in her foster home. Dog and cat friendly! She loves taking walks and is great on leash.  Anna's  Est. DOB is 2/3/2013, 73...



A nine year old Maltese mix, this dapper gentleman is Alfred. Though blind and deaf, he is adept at finding new friends, adaptable to changing situations, and, perhaps most importantly, highly adoptable! This sweet soul is kind, loving and displays a pawsitive outlook on life, knowing that his...



Angie came to APA! from a rural shelter concerned about several masses on her shoulder and throat. APA! was able to remove all of Angie’s masses, as well as perform a dental surgery and her spay, back in November and she’s healed up beautifully.

Angie has really blossomed in her foster...



Did you hear that? It's your new best friend calling! It's me! Rolo!

Like a fine wine, I've aged to perfection. I love a nice morning stroll, paired with an evening of cuddles. I'm a fan of people of all ages and get along with pets of all kinds -- though in my retirement I might prefer a...

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