Here are nine breeds of dog that make ideal pets for the elderly - including the Boston Terrier and French Bulldog

If you’re looking forward to retirement and want to get a dog to keep you busy during your free time here are some of the breeds that we think are great for the older generation.

Having a dog is the perfect way to get some exercise and have a constant companion to keep you company.

But finding the right dog for you can sometimes be difficult.

So here are nine breeds of dog that we think would make an ideal pet for the older generation.

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