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Best Dogs for Seniors

1. Bichon Frise

These adorable and friendly white powder puff dogs are ideal for elderly and first-time dog owners

2. Cavalier King Charles spaniel

Their large eyes and huge ears are irresistible.

3. Pug

The pug's slogan a lot in a little fits this lively breed. Pugs are small and manageable .

 4. Maltese

Maltese dogs are great for elderly. These charming white pet dogs were bred for companionship.

5.  Havanese

For seniors who spend more time at home, Havanese are sweet, sociable, and hungry for attention. 

6.  Miniature schnauzer

Miniature schnauzers, originally bred as farm dogs in Germany, are happy in assisted living facilities or outside. 

7. Greyhound

Greyhounds are the quickest dog breed and recognized for their athleticism.

8. Golden retriever

Golden retrievers have huge hearts. Golden retrievers are kind, loyal, bright, and people-pleasers for seniors. 

9. Toy Poodle

Poodles are great hypoallergenic dogs for seniors with sensitivities or respiratory difficulties.

10. Westies

West Highland white terriers (Westies) are friendly, caring companions for busy seniors. 

11. Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus are ideal companions for elderly because they bond readily with humans. 

12.  French bulldog

They have huge eyes, cute scrunchy faces, and short legs.

13. Beagle

Beagles are playful and social. They don't need much babysitting like other little dogs.

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