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.



 Looking for an easy-going companion to sleep in instead of one who wants to go jogging at dawn? Choose a senior, Like Lulu! She's looking to retire but needs a plan. No, not a Medicare plan, a family plan! Lulu is an oldie but a goodie, a rock star! Haven't you heard..."senior dogs rock" ? Lulu...



With a name meaning “of the light”, meet Lucille, a ten-year-old Shepherd mix. Eager to prove she still has what it takes, this savvy senior knows that age is just a state of mind. Active and fit, she pretty much runs rings around everyone, excited to experience everything life has to offer....



      It's been said that a Corgi is “a big dog on short legs,” and seven-year-old Noah certainly matches that description! Boasting a huge personality and equally huge heart, he is hoping to find the home that’s just the right fit for him. At first impression, he can seem a bit reserved and...



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...

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