Have you thought about expanding your family lately? Consider adding a rescue animal to your brood. When you set out to adopt a pet, you may come across different breeds, sizes and ages. Most people tend to drift towards the younger dogs, but what about the seniors? Dogs are usually considered seniors around the age of 7, but start to be overlooked at shelters around the age of 5. However, animal rescues are filled with sweet seniors that are waiting for you to save them and they might just be the best option for you. Here are 7 reasons why senior dogs would make a great addition to your life.