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  • Mitch and Sami, age 9, Senior pugs
    Senior Pugs, just as cute and lovable as young pugs
    Many individuals’ feels senior pugs are more difficult because of their age. However, in some cases senior pugs are the same as some younger pugs. All pugs are susceptible to illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes,...
  • Senior Dog
    14 ways to get your old dog to eat
    As dogs age, their appetite sometimes starts to diminish. Pups that usually rush to the food bowl and gobble down their dinner may start turning up their nose at their regular food. After your vet rules out any other health problems, its time to...
  • Couples of all ages get married again
    Late marriages bring up new issues
    You may have read lately about “gray divorce,” the term for couples who are divorcing after many years of marriage. This phenomenon has many people wondering why these numbers are growing, and others coming up with theories and answers...
  • CiCi
    Castaic shelter volunteer pleads for rescue of old Pomeranian dumped in field
    UPDATE: CiCi, the elderly, medically-needy Pomeranian found roaming alone in a field in the City of San Fernando, was rescued today by OC PoundHounds Small Breed Rescue. If you would like to donate towards CiCi's vet care, click here. The...
  • Senior, paralyzed dog abused by man
    Man drags and kicks paralyzed senior dog on streets of Tijuana Mexico
    UPDATE: It is with a heavy heart to report that this senior passed away while in his foster's care. His wonderful temporary foster mom, Maricela Alvarado, stated that:She had him in her care until he could come to US for rescue. The vet did...
  • The financial needs of seniors
    The financial needs of seniors
    The financial needs of seniors can be very different, making it difficult to lump everyone in this category together when giving financial advice. There are, however, several critical steps that everyone who is considering retirement or who has...
  • Photo credit: ALGBTICAL
    Sweden opens up its first LGBT retirement home
    Sweden has always been well known for its open-mindedness and warm welcoming of the LGBT community, therefore this came as no surprise when the country opened up its first LGBT retirement home in Stockholm. The name of the retirement home &ldquo...
  • Nono
    Save A Senior and Save $$ - Adopt at Orange County Animal Services!
    I've written before about the value you get when you adopt a senior! Orange County Animal Services is running a special during the month of November, officially "Adopt a Senior Pet Month". All adoption fees will be waived for all...
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    SILVER TSUNAMI OF AGING BOOMERS SET TO RETIRE IN THE PHOENIX METRO AREA
    The 1950's was a time for growth anddevelopment in this country because of the influx of babies born during the post-World War II era. Studiesshow that over 79 million infants arrived during the "baby boom". Now these aging seniors...
  • Pappy
    Update on the senior dog dumped on the street with a small bag of dog food
    Pappy, the senior pit bull mix who was dumped on the street by his family with an obligatory small bag of dog food, was willing - even eager - to obey the bidding of his savior, Kevin Miller, on this Sunday morning.For the original article, click...
  • Pappy
    Senior dog dumped with an obligatory small bag of dog food
    Houston, Texas- A pit bull mix - who has since been dubbed "Pappy" because of his advanced age - was dumped on or around September 26th by his owners "at the gates of Harris County." SourceAccording to the neighbors who reside...
  • Engage Senior Advocacy (ESA):  Helps Seniors Transition
    EngAGE Senior Advocacy helps seniors transition
    Senior issues needing attention be advised the non-profit group, Engage Senior Advocacy's website went live on August 2, 2013.The group, established in June, 2013, raises awareness and provides advocacy for the elderly population.ESAis...
  • Senior Chihuahua to be Euthanized on 7/10/13 in New York
    Senior Chihuahua to be Euthanized on 7/10/13 - SAFE!
    UPDATE: Coco has been pulled by Anarchy Animal Rescue. Thank you!Coco (A0970847) is a pretty, tiny, 10-year-old Chihuahua who arrived at Manhattan ACC as a stray on July 6th - only three days ago. And, as soon as her mandatory 72-hour stray hold...
  • Star, the senior who remains unseen
    Update on Star, the 'red listed' senior cocker spaniel
    Star was sitting on death row at the Harbor Animal Care and Control. She was on borrowed time. Due to her health issues, she was housed in ISO, which is in an area where the public could not see her.The rescue community from across the U.S....
  • Star, the senior who remains unseen
    Star, a 'red listed' senior cocker spaniel, needs a miracle
    The image of this senior cocker spaniel depicts an elderly, wise and a gentle soul.Star is her name; but, it doesn't aptly describe her current predicament at the Harbor Animal Care and Control Center in San Pedro, California.Star is suffering...