Seniors often deal with loneliness and other health issues. What better way to combat those feelings than by adding a furry friend to their lives? Dogs have been proven to reduce stress, blood pressure, and sadness in their humans.

Many studies have shown that pets can actually help reduce depression and help minimize other health issues.  Most older owners of pets often tell us how their life changed for the better after getting their pet dogs. Even though there were some downsides to pet ownership the benefits far outweighed the negatives.

However, not all dogs are recommended for seniors and retirees. What’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best 30 dogs for seniors and retirees. The number one popular dog with seniors will will found on slide #30, including a list of common foods you should never feed your new dog.

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