Age, as we know it, is just a state of mind. MCPAWS is hoping to plant a seed in your mind, and in your heart, that will encourage you to consider adopting a pet who's been around the block a few times, and is ready to go again!

At MCPAWS, dogs and cats ages eight and older are Red Collar Pets. These older animals are ready to put the past behind them and enjoy life. While some older pets, like older humans, are content to snooze in a sunny spot, others are raring to go, playful, and full of life.

Often, older animals make the most delightful pets. They have sown their wild oats, climbed the furniture, scratched the curtains, and had their house-training accidents. They have lived and learned; they are ready to settle down in a loving home and experience the happiness and security they so richly deserve. Unlike youngsters whose still-developing personalities can be a mystery, it's easier to identify their characteristics and select a pet that will fit into the family. They'll tell you if they like children and other animals, so there are fewer unpleasant surprises.

All Red Collar pets have 50% off adoption fees.