The holiday season is upon us! That infamous time of year when everyone floods the malls, cooks a ridiculous amount and pulls out all the decorations. This is an amazing and exciting time of year, albeit a tad stressful. During all of the excitement, it's important to remember that many hazards are introduced to our pets this time of year. To help you and your pet make the most of this holiday season, we've compiled a few safety tips.
According to a survey done by PetFinder a few years ago, most hard-to-adopt shelter animals are made up of senior pets. Sitting in the shelters, senior pets don't seem as bubbly as younger pets, but there are many reasons to consider adopting a senior cat or dog.
1. They Already Know Their Manners
Unlike puppies who need to be taught manners, house-training and taught not to be destructive, most senior pets spent most of their lives living with a family and have learned these things. At some point they may have even been to obedience school.