Companions for Seniors

Are you age 55 or older? Do you want to improve your overall health and well-being by adopting a companion animal free of charge from Tri-City Animal Shelter & Adoption Center? Then what are you waiting for!

Eligible to any pets over 30 lbs. Smaller pets may be done on a select basis for a reduced fee.

Research from social and medical sciences confirms that having a companion animal can - and does - improve health and happiness. A pet's companionship can be lifesaving for both the pet and owner.


Why Adopt a Pet as a Senior?

  • Pets make great companions and help safeguard against depression, loneliness and boredom.
  • Pet owners generally get more exercise and outdoor activity.
  • Pet owners can enjoy more social support. Pets open opportunities for owners to chat about his / her companion.
  • Pets can help enhance an owner's moods and make him / her feel more safe and secure at home.
  • Pet owners tend to make less visits to their doctors than those who are not pet owners.

Ready to Adopt?

Visit our Adoptable Animals page and pick out your new pal! If you need assistance or would like more information on a certain animal, give us a call at 972-291-5335. We would be happy to help!