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Find a fantastic "new" old friend during Adopt a Senior Pet Month


Last updated 11/9/2020 at 6:49pm

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Lorraine Hamblin with Minx, whom she adopted from Best Friends Animal Society in July. With Adopt a Senior Pet this November, Best Friends is offering tips on how to find the perfect senior dog or cat at a local shelter or rescue. 

LOS ANGELES – At 14, with one eye and a heart condition, Minx was having a hard time finding an adopter. The sweet Dachshund mix originally came into Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles in 2018, underweight and with mange. After receiving veterinary care from Best Friends, Minx found a long-term foster home that helped him continue to blossom into a happy, healthy little dog, but the hope was that he would find his forever home.

In July, Lorraine Hamblin logged on to Best Friends' website, looking for a smaller senior dog. She had lost her beloved Casey, whom she'd adopted as a se...

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