are excellent dogs for the elderly. The Bolognese is a small,
compact, dog which adapts well to apartment living. He is
a docile dog and easily trainable. Because the Bolognese is
so devoted to his owner, even following the owner from room
to room, he is a great help in reducing loneliness.
Bolognese are content to be inside and
can have their need for exercise met by indoor play although
they also enjoy going for walks. Walking a small dog can be
an excellent opportunity to encourage older adults to have
social interaction with others. This wonderful toy-sized dog
makes an easy conversation piece.
A super soft white non-shedding, hypoallergenic
coat invites a loving touch and gentle words which have been
shown to increase an owner's neural activity. In addition
to being an excellent companion, it has been shown that caring
for a pet may lower blood pressure, reduce stress and help
some to live a longer healthier life.
Caring for one of these wonderful intuitive
dogs may also encourage the older adult to take better care
of himself. This comes from adhering to a regular daily schedule
of walking, rest, and meal times.
Bolognese are especially known for
their loving devotion toward their owner, this unconditional
acceptance can assist in raising an owner's self-esteem. Contact
us for more information on how a Bolognese can be a blessing