Old cats and dogs deserve to be honored every single day, and this is especially true in September. This month is Senior Pet Wellness Month — and we’re celebrating! Check out our gallery of fan-submitted photos of pets truly enjoying their golden years.

Zoe the Labrador Retriever still enjoys swimming at the beach at 11 years old!

This fetching fellow is Luke, an 11-year-old Maine Coon who appreciates relaxing in the backyard of his home.

Luigi (left) the 12-year-old Yorkshire Terrier-Lhasa Apso mix and Gnocchi (right) the 14-year-old Yorkshire Terrier love spending time at the beach with each other.

Dante the Siamese mix might be 16 years old, but that doesn't stop him from enjoying playtime.

Damien, an 11-year-old Rottweiler, smiles in anticipation of an upcoming walk with his owner.

At 12 years old, Emmy knows there’s nothing quite like relaxing in the sunshine.

Katie, a 10-year-old Pug, takes treat time very seriously.

It's hard to believe Patuka recently celebrated her 14th birthday. She doesn't look a day over 7!

Havaneses Roxie (left, 10) and Dooley (right, 13) model for the camera after being pampered at the groomer’s.

Fido, a 13-year-old domestic shorthair, spends his free time lying by the couch and watching his owner read.