Okeechobee, FL 34972
9/26/2022 10:13 AM
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Seniors for Seniors
The program helps to place dogs who are 8 year of age and older
with senior citizens who are 70 years or older.
The adoption fee is lowered for approved senior citizens adopting a senior dog.
There are many benefits to adopting a older dog;
Spending time with a dog lowers stress levels & encourages exercise
Dogs provide friendship and encourages social interaction
A dog will help to reduce depression
Senior dogs are often gentle and calmer companions and are usually already trained
Having a dog in the home helps to improve mental health
Dog owners have also been found to be sick less often
Most senior dogs prefer a calmer environment which a senior citizen can offer them.