Pets

Senior Pets Need Homes Too

Deb Hipp
When Jill Johnson-Young and her wife, Stacie, of Riverside, California, came across a photo of a ten-year-old poodle on a high-kill shelter's website four years ago, they had a feeling she was the dog for... Continue

Why Dogs Make the Best Pets for Retirees

Allie Johnson
Dogs are man's best friend, and that’s especially true for retirees, who can enjoy an array of health and lifestyle benefits sharing their home with a canine companion. "Dogs just make your golden years brighter," says Jackie Walker,... Continue

Why Cats Make the Best Pets for Retirees

Allie Johnson
When it comes to finding the right pet for your life after retirement, felines are the cat's meow. Low maintenance and mellow, cats require little work and offer big benefits. After 65-year-old Fredi Miller retired from her job as a cat... Continue

How to Make Dog Sharing Work

Sally Abrahms
My friend Ilene used to drool over my dog Isabella but vowed she’d never get one of her own. She was partially right. The stunning Springer Spaniel was mine, but three years later, when I began rushing out of state to be with my sick... Continue