Dogs can make wonderful companions for mor elderly animal lovers.Dogs can make wonderful companions for mor elderly animal lovers.
Dogs can make wonderful companions for mor elderly animal lovers.

Dogs For Older Owners: Here are the 10 great breeds of adorable dog for the elderly - including the loving Boston Terrier ๐Ÿถ

With demand for dogs continuing to rocket, here are the breeds that make perfect companions for senior owners.

The last few years have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the UK Kennel Club has seen dog ownership soar to record levels โ€“ around one-in-three UK households now include at least one four-legged friend of the canine variety.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup โ€“ whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

While every person has different needs, for slightly older dog owners it can be worth looking for a dog with a particular range of attributes.

Breeds needing less in the way of grooming and exercise are easier to care for by those with mobility issues, while dogs with the right easy-going temparament make loyal and loving companions for people living alone.

Here are 10 of the breeds that tick all of these boxes, according to the American Kennel Club.

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