When most people think about adopting a dog, they gravitate toward younger pups.
It makes sense. We all want our pets to live long and happy lives with us. Unfortunately, this means that shelters often have a hard time placing their senior pets, with whom potential owners don’t know how much time they have. But every once in a while, it’s a match made in Heaven.
When Beth and Michael Clark met Rocky, they knew he was the perfect fit for their family, which at the time was just the two of them. Little did they know how important Rocky would be as their family grew.
Rocky was 17 years old in this 2015 picture taken shortly after he joined the Clark family.