The Finest Dogs for the Elderly 

One of the best pets for the elderly is a dog.  

Here are eighteen canine varieties that are sure to brighten your day while also inspiring you to lead a more active and healthy lifestyle. 

The PDSA recommends Cavalier King Charles Spaniels as a breed of dog for the elderly because they are "kind, gentle, and loyal dogs." 

They are ideal for homes with fewer active members since they are sedentary and enjoy being near their owners. 

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Pugs are little dogs who need modest exercise but are full of personality and humor, making them a joy to have around the house.  

They may be more suited to the elderly because of their low maintenance needs and the fact that their hair is silky smooth. 

A lovely and reassuring companion, these toy dogs are kind and kind toward their owners.  

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