• Photographer Lori Fusaro hugs her two dogs, Gabby, 10, left, and Sunny, 17. Fusaro is working on “Silver Hearts,” a photo book of old dogs. She plans to turn proceeds over to rescues that save old dogs and also hopes the book will encourage others to adopt o...
Photo by Lori Fusaro
• Fiona, 15, a stray dog, is pictured at the West Valley animal shelter near Los Angeles.
• Patrice deAvila with her cat Pinkertonn in Portand, Ore. DeAvila adopts older and medically needy cats. DeAvila says that a kitten will always get adopted, but the older cats, especially the Persians and Himalayans, will be put down.
LOS ANGELES—Sunny was 16 when she was left at an animal shelter by the family she had lived with all her life. The 75-pound bulldog-pit bull mix had cancer and infected eyes, and shelter work...