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Here Are The 30 Worst Dog Breeds For Retirees

6. Irish Setter
Irish Setters are perpetual puppies — and although at first that seems appealing, they can be difficult to train. They require a lot of exercise as well as regular brushing to maintain their coats. According to, Irish Setters are not adaptable to apartment living, and they don't tolerate being left alone. They also give them two out of five stars for general health.