- Older dogs are usually housetrained.
dogs are not teething puppies, and won't chew your shoes
and furniture while growing up.
- Older dogs can focus
well because they've mellowed. Therefore, they learn
- Older dogs have learned what "no" means.
If they hadn't learned it, they wouldn't have gotten
to be older dogs!
- Older dogs settle in easily, because
they've learned what it takes to get along with others
and become part
of a pack.
- Older dogs are good at giving love, once
they get into their new, loving home. They are grateful
the second chance they've been given.
- What you
see is what you get: Unlike puppies, older dogs have
grown into their shape and personality.
Puppies can grow up to be quite different
what they seemed at first.
- Older dogs are instant companions --
ready for hiking, car trips, and other things you like
- Older dogs leave you time for yourself, because
they don't make the kinds of demands on your time
and attention that puppies and
- Older dogs let you get a good night's sleep because
they're accustomed to human schedules and don't need
or bathroom breaks.