They say that a dog is man’s best friend. There are many types of dog breeds to choose from depending really on what type of companion you seek. Even seniors have special dog breeds to choose from which will make their lives more enjoyable, even healthier. A dog companion can relax a senior person, reduce stress, prevent depression, and make life more pleasant. Some dogs are better than others for this purpose.
An aging senior citizen should not get a very excitable breed as a partner, it will simply overwhelm them. Neither should they get one that is a very independent thinker, it may not mind them. The seniors need dogs that love to cuddle, easy at obeying commands and do not need much exercise. Happy to lounge in the sofa by their side watching a TV show would be just right. Seniors with the perfect dog companion will have a happier home life.
So here are 30 of some of the best dog companions a senior can have: