Love them for their whole life, or have the decency to let them be someone else's pet. They aren't meant to only be loved in their young, healthy, happy, easy years, and it should be an honor to repay their devotion by caring for them their whole life.
UPDATE: 8/12/15 SAFE!!!!! #A484774 Available 8/4 I am a male, chocolate and tan Chihuahua - Smooth Coated. Shelter staff think I am about 9 weeks old. I have been at the shelter since Jul 28, 2015. San Bernardino City Animal Control 333 Chandler Place San Bernardino, CA 92408 Phone Number: (909) 384-1304 Fax Number: (909) 384-5438 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205828776216167&set=a.10205828537650203.1073742006.1160364024&type=3&theater