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Reason #1: They're Easy to Train

Contrary to popular belief, you can teach an old dog new tricks . . . and quite easily, I might add! Since they are more focused than babies, older pets are able to pick up on your cues much faster than their younger counterparts. Most older pets are already housebroken or litter trained, too, making the transition to your home much easier — and cleaner!

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