It's a great time to bring home an older dog or cat.
November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and pet food company Stella & Chewy's wants to encourage people to adopt an old friend.
Adopt a dog or cat 4 years old or older from a shelter or rescue organization in the U.S. and Stella & Chewy's will reimburse the adoption fee. The company has set aside $25,000 for senior pet adoption fees. Just fill out this form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org after you adopt your pet. The company will even send a bag of food to help welcome your dog or cat home.Your pets influence your car choice, poll finds
According to the ASPCA, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters every year. Puppies and kittens are often the most popular choice for those looking for a pet, but senior dogs and cats are getting adopted more frequently.Watch this little girl dance with her goldendoodle 'beast' to 'Beauty and the Beast'
Senior pets are often already trained, less destructive and calmer than a younger dog or cat, making them great companions for those with busier schedules or those looking for a furry friend ready to relax.