15 Precious Dogs Who Will Always Be Puppies At Heart

A two-photo collage. The first shows a golden retriever happily smiling with her tongue out as she lays in a wheelbarrow. The second photo shows a smiling dog sitting with her eyes closed and mouth open on a canoe with trees and a large mountain in the distance.

Not matter how old some folks get, they’ll always be a kid at heart. This applies to humans, of course, but it’s also just as true for our four-legged friends. Sure, they might not be able to run around quite like they used to and need a bit of extra help, but there’s still a sparkle in their eyes that’s been there since they were a puppy.


Older dogs don’t always get the love they deserve. So we’d like to take a moment to appreciate some of the most adorable ones on Reddit. Some of them have been around for two decades, but the joy they have for life hasn’t diminished one bit.

1. “The older she gets, the happier she is.”

2. “Our senior girl Ariel :)”

3. “Thirteen-year-old blue merle collie still giving those puppy dog eyes.”

4. “Rescued a senior Floofer this year, we call this her ‘retirement.'”

5. “This is Dingo, he’s my 10 year old man. I adopted him 10 years ago in San Diego and the last 4 years he’s been enjoying the Omaha snow.”

6. “My 12 yo son used the $50 he got for Christmas to buy our old hound a new bed.”

7. “This is Bear, the 20 year old pup! Anyone know how I can find out if she’s the oldest dog in Michigan?”

8. “New bed, happy old dog. Love you, Vira!”

9. “My dog is too old to go on walks anymore, so my brother put her in a wheelbarrow and went around the neighborhood.”

10. “I want you to meet Kali. Old dogs are as cute as puppies.”

11. “My sweet girl Cheech is 15 years old! After her haircuts everyone always thinks she’s a puppy.”

12. “The vet called my boy a rock star!! My 15 1/2 year old Aussie just got a full checkup, and the vet said his bloodwork looks like it’s from a dog 10 years younger. I’m so grateful for every day he gives us.”

13. “My lil senior citizen pup is turning 13.”

14. “I adopted a 15 year old dog last summer from my dying neighbor. Lucky turns 16 and is still loving life.”

15. “Here’s a smile from Sadie the 15 yr old corgi.”

How incredibly adorable are all of these elder pups!? They’ve been around for a while, but they still have those adorable puppy eyes we all know and love. What a treat it is to have such cute and loyal animal friends in our lives!

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