Best Dog Breeds For The Elderly

Will this primarily be an indoor dog, or will you be tasked with exercising it a fair amount? For older adults, possessing a dog with more of a low-maintenance personality is likely the best move.  

This piece will break down which dogs can be manageable companions for the elderly, and why each of these breeds makes sense from a practical standpoint. 

These dogs are adorable -- there's no denying it. At the most, these dogs will get to roughly 45-50 pounds. 

These dogs are great for anyone with allergies -- as miniature Goldendoodles are hypoallergenic animals. 

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Additionally, these are dogs with sweet temperaments, as well as having a reputation for getting along with children, other dogs, and even cats. 

You'll likely not find these animals at animal shelters. As such, be sure you're getting one from a trustworthy breeder. 

Bichon Frise is a breed often synonymous with people who want a low-maintenance dog. For one thing, these dogs rarely weigh more than 15 pounds. 

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