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8 Best Dog Breeds For Seniors  

Dogs can make great companions for people and boost emotional well being because of their loving and exuberant personalities. These happy creatures can brighten anyone’s day and can help senior citizens stay active and get outside. Dogs are called man’s best friend because they love to shower people with adoration and receive human affection. Here are some of the best breeds for senior citizens, and no, the Great Dane is not on the list. Bichon maltais blanc assis & coquin sur fond blanc

1. Maltese

This dog has been a family dog for over 2000 years and their girlie looks are fun for owners to maintain. They live a good life usually from 12 to 15 years and they will grow to be only 8 to 10 inches tall. They usually are under 10 pounds so they won’t be jumping up on people and pushing them over. They are not a hazard for older people who may have the risk of falling. This dog loves people and is often used for therapy. These pets are ideal because they are hypoallergenic and shed very little. They are extremely well mannered and loving.

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