Top 10 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors

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Owning a dog has amazing benefits to a retiree’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It can provide retirees with the physical exercise, emotional and social connection, and just an everyday source of happiness that they need. Dogs are very therapeutic and can make anyone feel young and happy just by being their adorable and playful selves. If you’re thinking about getting a dog today, here are some great suggestions on dog breeds that will make the best companions.

1) Maltese

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Image source: animalsbreeds.com

Because of their small size and how little dog hair they shed on a regular basis, Maltese dogs make really wonderful pets for retired people. They are not hyperactive dogs who will jump on you, or push you accidentally down the stairs. They are hypoallergenic and very easy to look after. Not to mention very cute, cuddly, and extremely loving.

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