“The greatness of a nation and it’s moral progress can be judged by the way it’s animals are treated.”
~Mahatma Ghandi.


About Old Dogs New Tricks.

Old Dogs New Tricks is a rescue for older dogs that are unwanted and abandoned. We are a 501c3 non-profit organization of volunteers who provide veterinary care and meet the day-to-day needs of senior dogs while they look for forever homes. More…

Medications for Degenerative Arthritis
Degenerative joint disease is the number one cause of chronic pain in dogs.  Arthritis pain is best addressed by what is called a multi-modal approach, meaning that several approaches combined yield better results than any single therapy. Here, we focus on medications. More…

Hi Everyone

The holidays are just around the corner so our holiday mini raffle will run thru the end of 2016. Most of you know the drill but for those who don’t, here are details. To enter, go to our website click the DONATE button, and type in your donation amount and we will fill out your tickets and enter you in the drawing. Tickets are $5 each or 5 tickets for $20.   More…

Memorials to Our Beloved Friends

I’ve had many requests to make a donation in memory of a beloved pet.  So we’ve created a page to show our appreciation for your support and to remember your special pet. Make your donation thru PayPal or by mail and then send us a pic of your pet with a few brief comments and your name.  Give us a week and we will post it.  More…

2012 Chicago Pride Parade
Old Dogs New Tricks Needs Volunteers for the Pride Festival Coming Up Mid JuneCome out and help us out with an art project and with our booth at the upcoming Pride Festival.  It is an important fundraising event for us, and a good time is had by all!

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New Dogs Available For Adoption!

Check out the Dogs Available For Adoption Page.

We have 6 dogs available for adoption! They are all cute and loving, and waiting for forever homes!



Toni ODNT SpokesdogWelcome to all you dog lovers. I’m Toni, official spokesdog for Old Dogs New Tricks. We are a non-profit rescue for older dogs in Carmichael, CA.

Our mission is to rescue older dogs who are unwanted and abandoned and give them forever homes (that’s what I have). My guardian, Susan, rehabilitates the sick ones and helps the healthy ones get a better life. To let you know how very important this project is, I want to tell you a story about the life of Sam.


ODNT On Good Day Sacramento!

Old Dogs New Tricks was featured on Monday 12/8/2104 on a Good Day Sacramento segment.   Susan is with Edison, Alvin and Toni as they visit Kristin Minnie at The Local Bark with Kristin Marshall of Good Day Sacramento. More…

Old Dogs New Tricks On Good Day Sacramento


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Old Dogs New Tricks Holiday Raffle

As many of you know,   today is designated the Day of Giving for non profits…That’s US! And you also know we are having a holiday mini raffle. So I’d like to combine these and have some fun. More…