People who love dogs know that the animals are much more than pets – they’re just like members of the family! The benefits of caring for a dog are huge; dog ownership can improve heart health, decrease stress, depression, and loneliness, and even help you stay active.
The breeds on this list were all selected because they make great pets for seniors, especially those who live by themselves and could use the companionship. If you read about a breed you like here, it’s worth checking out local rescue groups to see what dogs they have available. Good luck finding yourself a new best friend!