SF-based Muttville encourages adoption of senior pets in November – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A Bay Area animal rescue organization is encouraging dog lovers this month to adopt a four-legged friend who may have a bit of a pain in his tooth.

Based in San Francisco Rescue of senior dogs from Muttville says their mission is to change the way the world thinks about and treats older dogs.

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“This month is Adopt a Senior Pet month and I tell everyone, if you are not near us or want a cat, go to your local shelter and ask to see the animals more aged, “said Muttville founder Sherri Franklin. “They are just as worthy as any young animal and can give you so much love.”

Muttville has partnered with Wag! and August Home to create a special adoption kit giveaway for up to 500 new adopters in November. The kit will make it easier for anyone to care for a dog at work, school or while traveling.

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“It’s this really cool thing that excites me. It’s called a smart lock, ”she said. “That way when I walk my three or sometimes four dogs, I can walk into my house for free and it’s so easy to set up. “

Candidates for adoption have declined since the start of the pandemic, so Franklin is hoping this month and the push will encourage people to adopt a furry friend and give them a good life.

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Marie R. McCraw