We all know that a dog is a man’s best friend, so it’s past time to add “Senior’s companion” to the list. According to studies, having a dog decreases blood pressure, reduces stress, and makes you happier, all of which are beneficial to one’s health and well-being, particularly for the elderly. Dogs come in a variety of sizes, styles, and breeds. If you’re still scratching your head, trying to find out which one is right for the senior in your life, or if you’re a senior yourself, we’ve compiled a list of 50 of the best dog breeds for seniors.
The Shih Tzu, also known as the “Lion Dog,” is a tiny canine ideal for senior citizens due to its loyalty, friendliness, and easygoing nature. It doesn’t necessitate much exercise, but it does require a lot of snuggling. Don’t be fooled by its diminutive size; the Shih Tzu is a formidable guard dog. They are naturally caring creatures, which is why they guard their masters. The Shih Tzu will adjust to any lifestyle, so they’ll feel right at home if you live in a big house or a small one.
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