The Top 8 Best Dog Breeds For Retirees

1. Golden Retriever

They are well-suited to retirees due to their good-natured temperament and moderate energy levels.

2. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavaliers thrive on close human contact, which makes them the perfect lap dog for retirees. 

3. Bichon Frise

They are an excellent choice for retirees because bichon frise weigh no more than 20 pounds.

4. French Bulldog

They're a low-maintenance breed with a smooth coat that's easy to groom.

5. Poodle

All sizes are known for their intelligence, which makes them highly trainable family pets. 

6. Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus is known to be affectionate, loyal, and relatively quiet, so it is great for retirees.

7. Dachshund

Their exercise needs can be met with short daily walks, and their long-haired coats are easy to brush.

8. Greyhound

Greyhounds are gentle and loving and do well in homes with a little yard for exercise. 

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