8 senior-friendly dog breeds

Affectionate, smart, and obedient, this fluffy white-coated dog is lovely. The Bichon Frise's positive outlook makes them pleased to spend most of the day with their owners 

Bichon Frise

Looking for a housedog that prefers snuggling to hiking? Consider pugs. They avoid extreme temperatures and exercise little.


Greyhounds may be the world's quickest dog, but they're also the calmest, quietest, and easiest to manage.


'Frenchie' loves giving and receiving affection. The friendly French Bulldog doesn't need much exercise, so it's perfect for apartment life. 

French Bulldog

Shih Tzus are sociable lapwarmers that thrive in small apartments. They enjoy attention and will follow you wherever.

Shih Tzu

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are calm and trainable. They like apartment life but need two walks a day. Since they chase anything that moves

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Poodles are low-maintenance, smart, and friendly. They spend their days cuddling with their owners and taking one long walk a day.


Another peaceful breed, the Maltese, was developed to be an indoor dog. They're baggable!


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