The Best Dog Breeds For Seniors

Published on 03/03/2021

Are you in your pension and are searching for a furry best friend? Then this is the right article for you! Continue reading and find out which dog breeds are easy to handle and perfect for seniors.

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The Best Dog Breeds For Seniors


The pug is a dog breed that has its roots in China. The breed is around 35-35 cm long and is mostly seen in colors of Fawn, Black, Apricot and Silver Fawn. A Pug’s famous features are his wrinkly and small round face as well as his curled tail. The Pug is a dog breed that is very easy to groom. They are very playful, affectionate, charming, sociable, clever and loving. A pug is perfect for everyone who searches for a dog breed that can be very playful on the one hand, but very calm and easygoing on the other. The Pug has a life expectancy of around 12-15.


The Maltese is a small dog breed, that has its origin from south Central Europe. It is well known due to its round skulls, its black button nose and its big brown eyes. A Maltesers coat is long and silky and always white. They are hypoallergenic dogs, meaning they don’t shed, therefore they are a great dog breed choice for people with allergies. An average Malteser is around 25 cm tall and weights somewhere between 1,5-6 kg. Besides its small size, the Malteser is an amazing dog breed, as it is very sensitive, can adapt well to apartment living, is friendly towards kids/strangers/dogs, easy to groom and generally healthy. A Maltesers life span lies between 12 and 15 years.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, originally has its roots in the United Kingdom. They are a very popular dog breed all over the world, and even rank place 19th of the most popular pure dog breeds in the United States. A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is around 30-33 cm long and weights around 6 kg. Their life expectancy is between 9 and 14 years. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is easy to train, a perfect dog for an apartment, doesn’t bark a lot and is a perfect lapdog. If you search for a dog breed that is easy to handle and can also stay alone for a few hours, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is the right one for you!


The Poodle is a very elegant dog breed. It comes in three sizes, the toy Poodle, the miniature Poodle and the standard Poodle. The roots of the poodle are in Germany as well as France. The Toy Poodle is between 24-28 cm, the miniature between 28-35 cm and the standard poodle between 45-60cm. The dog breed is known to take part in dog shows and show off their wonderful fur. Poodles are known to be a dog breed, that is very intelligent and easy to train. Furthermore, is a Poodle very loyal, faithful, active and instinctual.The Poodle is a hypoallergenic dog breed and perfect for everyone who has allergies. The life spam of a poodle is around 12 to 15 years long.