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Taking care of older dogs – Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary

Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is a Forever Foster Home based Sanctuary in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, housing approximately 120 senior dogs at the Sanctuary and others in temporary and Forever Foster Homes. While providing lifetime homes for senior dogs, OFSDS strives to raise awareness of the joys and challenges of living with older dogs.

Taken from their website: “We do not concern ourselves with the quantity of time that they have left, rather the quality of the life that we can provide them for that time”.

In the video, the link is made between ageism towards humans, and ageism towards dogs. “One of our largest attractions to Old Friends, to many many people, is that they are aging. These people are thinking. These people treat old dogs, like I want to be treated when I get way old and I may have to go somewhere but I still want to be taken care of“.

Video about the Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary, from the facebook page of Today Show.
Preview of video about the sanctuary [ID: Grey / black labrador like dog, head and front paw on wood surface]

Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary

See also a similar video about the Sanctuary on the Today show website (no captions)

Some screenshots from the video:

Screenshot from video [ID: close up of head of small brown/black dog, tong slightly sticking out on side. caption reads: These people treat dogs like I want to be treated]
screenshot from video [ID: Beagle like black/white/brown dog lying on pink sofa. caption reads: People are less like to adopt a senior dog]
Michael Goodin and Zina Goodin, co-founders of the sanctuary [ID: Michael and Zina sitting next to each other, giving an interview. Caption with their names and titles across screen. Caption reads ” and realizing that senior dogs were not getting homes”]
Screenshot from video [ID: person holding small terrier like white /brown dog in arms. Caption reads “as long as you are fulfilling their basic needs”]

Geertrui Cazaux (Trudi). Vegan. Gardener. Wife. Disabled. Writer. Activist. Caretaker. Ex-academic. °1970. Belgium. Vegetarian since mid '90's and vegan since 2010. My main motive has always been the ethical perspective, although I am also inspired by the environmental and health aspects. Writing about veganism, animal rights and ableism on,, and

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