Though this poem is specifically about shelter dogs, it can apply to any senior dog looking for a new home.
One by One, they pass by my cage,
'Too old', 'Too worn', 'Too broken', 'No way'.
'Way past his time, he can't run and play'.
Then they shake their heads and go on their way.
A little old man, arthritic and sore,
It seems I am not wanted anymore.
I once had a home, I once had a bed,
A place that was warm, and where I was fed.
Now my muzzle is g… [more]