10 Senior Pets Enjoying Their Golden Years

Old cats and dogs deserve to be honored every single day, and this is especially true in September. This month is Senior Pet Wellness Month — and we’re celebrating! Check out our gallery of fan-submitted photos of pets truly enjoying their golden years.

Happy Senior Pet Wellness Month

Senior dog swims at beach.

Zoe the Labrador Retriever still enjoys swimming at the beach at 11 years old!

Senior cat poses in backyard.

This fetching fellow is Luke, an 11-year-old Maine Coon who appreciates relaxing in the backyard of his home.

Senior dogs at beach.

Luigi (left) the 12-year-old Yorkshire Terrier-Lhasa Apso mix and Gnocchi (right) the 14-year-old Yorkshire Terrier love spending time at the beach with each other.

Senior cat plays with ball.

Dante the Siamese mix might be 16 years old, but that doesn't stop him from enjoying playtime.

Senior dog smiles for walk.

Damien, an 11-year-old Rottweiler, smiles in anticipation of an upcoming walk with his owner.

Senior cat in sunshine.

At 12 years old, Emmy knows there’s nothing quite like relaxing in the sunshine.

Senior dog gets serious for treats.

Katie, a 10-year-old Pug, takes treat time very seriously.

Senior cat poses on blanket.

It's hard to believe Patuka recently celebrated her 14th birthday. She doesn't look a day over 7!

Senior dogs pose after groomer.

Havaneses Roxie (left, 10) and Dooley (right, 13) model for the camera after being pampered at the groomer’s.

Senior cat watches owner read.

Fido, a 13-year-old domestic shorthair, spends his free time lying by the couch and watching his owner read.

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