Misty, the 10-year-old Golden Retriever who inspired the Senior Dogs Project

The Senior Dogs Project
..........."Looking Out for Older Dogs" ...........

"Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog."
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Sydney Jeanne Seward

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Kansas City, MO

Wayside Waifs Animal Shelter, Kansas City, MO
Wayside Waifs, Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit humane society and animal welfare organization established in 1944. Mission: to provide for the well-being of unwanted companion animals; to place as many animals as possible in responsible homes; to educate the public on the humane treatment of pets; to offer cemetery services; and to help reduce pet overpopulation by spaying and neutering adopted pets.

Lee's Summit, MO

Heart of America Humane Society, Lee's Summit, MO, and Ottawa, KS
Two strong advocates for senior dogs -- Tim Chancey and Cindy Livingston, both members of the Heart of America Humane Society -- pay special attention to the seniors at the Lee's Summit, MO, and Ottawa, KA, shelters -- often taking them to their own homes for fostering (and sometimes forever). Please visit the Heart of America Humane Society site where you can view the currently available dogs -- a number of them seniors.

St. Louis, MO

The St. Louis Senior Dogs Project has been around since 2002 and now rescues and places more than 500 dogs a year, most of them over the age of 5. The St. Louis Senior Dog Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the state of Missouri. We are an all volunteer organization that rescues dogs of all ages, but especially dogs five years of age and older, actively promoting their adoption. We spay/neuter all dogs, bring them up to date with shots, worm, microchip and test for heartworms. We provide our dogs with all necessary veterinary care, including treatment for such things as heartworm disease, kennel cough, pneumonia, intestinal parasites, urinary tract infections, fleas and ticks. Visit the website and the blog.

You may also wish to check the list of breed rescue agencies.