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Best and Worst Dog Breeds For Seniors

1 Good for you: Shih Tzu

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Known as the “Lion Dog”, the Shih Tzu is ideal for the elderly because of its loyalty, friendly personality and easy-going character. This breed of dog requires very little exercise, as it only snuggles up against you on the couch.

Despite this and its small size, the Shih Tzu is an excellent guard dog. Whether you are renting an apartment or own a home, the Shih Tzu is a lively and adorable breed that will adapt to your lifestyle.

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