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AARP Bulletin 
June 2010

Wags and Kisses

AARP California encourages members in the San Francisco Bay Area to consider adopting a pet from Muttville, a nonprofit senior dog rescue group. According to its website, Muttville’s mission is “to change the way the world thinks about and treats older dogs and to create better lives for them through rescue, foster, adoption and hospice.”

Compared with puppies, older dogs are often calmer, quieter, housebroken and accustomed to being pets. Besides, older humans can reap health benefits from living with pets, such as increased physical activity, lower blood pressure, fewer trips to the doctor, less depression and a greater sense of security. …