Here Are 20 Breeds Of Dogs Perfect For Seniors


4. Good for you: Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso is ideal for apartments and small spaces, especially if you are concerned about grooming needs. This breed of dog has an average life span of 14 years. Like the other small dogs on our list, this animal is loyal and affectionate. The Lhasa Apso is ideal for an older person because it is independent, but wants your attention, so you get the best of both worlds.

5. Not for you: Rottweiler

Rottweilers are large, powerful dogs requiring firm leadership and training. In addition, they are unsuitable for apartment living and thrive on larger real estate.

6. Good for you: Poodle

Poodles are great dogs for anyone and are particularly popular with the elderly. The breed is one of the most intelligent and will provide you with a loyal companion. Their gentle and loving nature and ability to adapt to any space makes them good choices for any senior. If you have allergies don’t worry about spending all your money on antihistamines thanks to its hypoallergenic nature.

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