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Dori Scofield, left, founder and president of Save-A-Pet,
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Dori Scofield, left, founder and president of Save-A-Pet, hangs out with Kathleen Rogers and Chance, a Chow-Corgi that she adopted at Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson. She adopted the older dog for companionship and receives free food and medical attention for her pet. (Nov. 4, 2013)(Credit: Randee Daddona)

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A best friend's best friend

A dog can be a great companion to an older person, but sometimes the pet needs some care, too ---- more than the older person can provide. There are organizations that can help.

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