10 Best Dogs to keep as a Pet for Seniors

#1: Shih Tzu   With lots of love and attention, the elegant Shih Tzu thrives. The Shih Tzu is a friendly and outgoing dog that can be a great friend to children and Senior. 

#2: Pug  Seniors who love to snuggle up with their pet pug are the best breed. This breed spends most of their time indoors, lounging or playing. The Pug's ability to breathe can be affected by extreme heat or cold conditions due to their small noses and flat face. 

#3: Pembroke Welsh Corgi The lively and adventurous Pembroke Welsh Corgi, often referred to simply as the "Corgi", is a great choice for seniors who love outdoor exploration. Corgis are loved by children and adults alike for their adorable little legs and sparkling eyes. 

#4: Poodle  The intelligent Poodle is a great dog for seniors and pet owners looking for an easy-to train dog. To maintain their calm demeanor and energy, Poodles need to be exercised regularly. To suit everyone's needs, this breed is available in three sizes: Standard, Miniature, or Toy. 

#5: French Bulldog The French Bulldog, also known as the "Frenchie", is easy to take care of (and please! They are a wonderful fur friend for the elderly. This adorable, unique breed is hard to resist! 

#6: Miniature Schnauzer  The charming Miniature Schnauzer is a great companion and a true friend to senior pet parents. Miniature Schnauzers can be just like Shih Tzus in their patience with children. They also enjoy playing and are compatible with grandkids! 

#7: Greyhound  Greyhound is the fastest dog breed in the country and may not seem to be a good fit for seniors. This athletic dog is calm and low-key. It also enjoys lounging around in the house after it has done its exercise. Greyhounds make great pets for seniors who want larger, but manageable furry friends. 

#8: Maltese  The Maltese loves the spotlight and enjoys the company of senior citizens. The senior is comforted and spoiled by the adorable lapdog. This is a wonderful pair! 

#9: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel  The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel or "Cavalier" is a great choice. This versatile dog can fit right in with any lifestyle, even that of senior pet parents. Cavaliers are a great companion for both cuddling and adventure. They just need to follow their parent's lead. 

#10: Pekingese  The regal Pekingese, the ultimate lapdog, is a real charmer. This breed is not prone to rough play and it makes a great dog for seniors who prefer a quiet home to their energetic children.