Last on the list is this furry and calming dog breed, the Pekingese. They originate from China and have been around for some time. They are sometimes called Lion dogs due to their appearance and how much they resemble the Chinese guardian lion. Known to last around 12-15 years, the Pekingese breed is a low energy, small dog breed that makes any senior citizen happy to bring indoors. While this breed may not go on a long walk with you, they make it up by offering affection and low energy companionship. This dog is for any senior citizen who is not particularly active and for anyone looking for a great, caring companion.