The 15 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors and Retirees

    18. Good for you: Yorkshire terrier

    The Yorkshire Terrier is a small, gentle dog that lives from 13 to 20 years on average… You can often find this breed of a dog living in apartments or assisted living centers because they require little maintenance – they only need daily brushing. Exercise is not really a need for Yorkie, and their favorite place will probably be your knees.

    17. Not for you: Dalmatian

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    Dalmatians are high energy dogs that require a lot of exercise. They’re also quite destructive indoors if you don’t give them enough outdoor time. Finally, they can be stubborn and difficult to train as well as fearful or aggressive, depending on their lineage.

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