American Eskimo

American Eskimo

Lovingly called Eskies, American Eskimos are affectionate and people-oriented dogs who love companionship. An Eskie is a good fit for seniors who are more active and can take their dogs outdoors for long periods of […]

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terriers have a big number of fans, especially among the older generation, thanks to his small size and suitability to apartment living. Are Yorkies good for seniors? While Yorkies have a number of qualities […]

havanese puppy on grass


Just like their cousin Maltese, Havanese are one of the brightest and happiest of toy breeds. But are they good for seniors? Let’s find out. Are Havanese good for seniors? Havanese are playful toy dogs […]

Shih tzu

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus are not only ridiculously adorable to look at but they are also the perfect dogs for seniors to own. Are Shih Tzus good for seniors? Seniors usually love dogs that are less demanding […]

portrait of bichon frise

Bichon frise

Are bichon frises good for seniors? This fluffy dog breed has a lot of positive aspects for seniors: bichons are small, affectionate, and loving. They are the perfect dogs for seniors. Here’s why: Bichons are […]

bolognese dog on grass


Bolognese is related to his toy cousins Havanese, Maltese, and Bichon Frise and shares many similar traits. As evident from his name, he originated in the city of Bologna in Italy. But like its long-haired […]

pomeranian with senior woman


These spunky and spirited dogs look adorable with their fluffy coat. They are also very small in size (3-7 pounds) and easy to carry around. You would think that they’d be good dogs for seniors […]

maltese breed with older woman


Are Maltese good for seniors? Maltese need moderate exercise The Maltese breed is a somewhat lower energy dog. They are happy with a small walk or quiet playtime in a small garden. They are still […]

boston terrier breed portrait

Boston terrier

Are Boston terriers good for seniors? Older people and seniors appreciate Boston terrier dogs because these dogs often don’t bark much or require a lot of exercise. They are also extremely affectionate and fairly easy […]

pug sitting on senior people's laps


Pugs are small and sweet dogs with big expressive eyes and innocent faces that could melt the coldest of hearts. They are the perfect dogs for seniors and retirees who have a lot of time […]