These are the breeds of puppy that are perfect for the more mature dog owners.

Here are 10 breeds of adorable dog most suitable for the more elderly owner

With demand for puppies continuing to soar post-lockdown, here are the dogs that make perfect companions for seniors.

Wednesday, 1st September 2021, 9:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 9:16 am

The last 18 months have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership rise by nearly eight per cent over 2020.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup – 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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