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Here Are The 30 Worst Dog Breeds For Retirees

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23. German Shepherd
Although one of the most popular dog breeds in the country, German Shepherds might not be the best choice for retirees. To begin with, they are prone to a variety of health issues which may make them too expensive to care for on a fixed income. They are also working dogs who do best with strong leadership and direction. If not properly led, they can become highly territorial and protective of their owners — not in a good way.