Getting a dog as a senior can be a bit tricky. You’re getting older so you can’t handle a high-energy breed but you can also benefit greatly from a very calm companion. Many seniors get dogs for therapeutic purposes if they’ve lost their spouse or a close loved one but you need to consider their ability levels before selecting a breed. Try to stay away from the breeds listed below as they aren’t the best companions for seniors.
1 - Siberian Husky 2 - Cocker Spaniel 3 - Bloodhound 4 - Cane Corso 5 - Rottweiler 6 - Chow Chow 7 - Chihuahua 8 - German Shorthaired Pointer 9 - Australian Shepherd 10 - Border Collie 11 - Jack Russell Terrier 12 - Briard