10. Yorkshire Terrier
A toy breed that is famous for its big personality, the Yorkshire Terrier most often weighs only around 7 pounds. These “Yorkies” have a silky coat that comes in a variety of colors. They live for quite a long time, with some reaching their 20s. In addition to their small size, these dogs are perfectly suited for seniors because of their intelligence and affection. They are quite easy to train and love attention. They can keep seniors fit because they require daily exercise.