To celebrate Adopt a Senior Pet Month, we asked the @DrAndyRoark Instagram followers to share why they believe in adopting senior pets. Here’s what they had to say:

1. “I love senior pets because they always get more adorable with their gray hairs. Like Richard Gere.” @redheadvettech

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2. “Adopting a senior saves you from the puppy teething stage!” -@teeaeff

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3. “Despite all their aches and pains, they are so happy to get up and go every single day!” – @taterpugz

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4. “Because their love has gotten me through the most difficult times.” – @bric239

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5. “(They) may become the best, most loving, most appreciative short term commitment of your life.” -@jedikittie

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What do YOU love about senior pets?

Tell us in the comments below, and be sure to follow the @DrAndyRoark Instagram for your chance to be featured on a future post!


Danielle K. Lambert Archer headshotDanielle is a veterinary practice manager and the founder of SnoutSchool.com, a website dedicated to teaching veterinary hospitals to use social media effectively. You can get her 5 favorite social media tools here, or follow her on social media to see excessive photos of her Brussels Griffon. She’s @DanielleSnout on Snapchat, Instagram & Twitter.

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