Take Me Home? November is 'Adopt a Senior Pet Month'

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November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Bay Area animal shelters say you can help an old dog, cat or other pet in their golden years by taking one home. (Marin Humane)

It's Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Bay Area shelters say you can celebrate by making a big difference in the life of an older dog, cat or other animal in need of a home.

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Marin Humane tweeted a picture of senior pet in need, along with a message.
"Say hi to Stix, a 15-yr-old Bluetick Coonhound mix! Stix is a sweetie-pie who still has plenty of spark left."

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA has a 10 year old Leopard Gecko looking for a place to call home.

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Local shelters say they have plenty of senior pets who are looking for a warm place to sleep, good meals and plenty of love. So, if you're thinking of adopting a new furry friend, consider opening your heart to an old soul.

Organizations involved with ABC7 News' Perfect Pet:

San Francisco SPCA
201 Alabama Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94103-4213
(415) 522-3548

Green Dog Rescue Project
10342 Old Redwood Hwy
Windsor, Calif. 95492
(707) 433-4377

Marin Humane
171 Bel Marin Keys Boulevard, Novato, Calif. 94949
(415) 506-6265

Humane Society Silicon Valley
901 Ames Avenue, Milpitas, Calif. 95035
(408) 262-2133

Alameda Animal Shelter
1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 337-8565

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, Calif. 94010

East Bay SPCA
8323 Baldwin Street, Oakland, Calif. 94621
(510) 569-0702
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