Tips from Other Owners of Dog with Dementia
Be sure and check out the comments below. There are some great suggestions from other readers who have dogs with canine cognitive dysfunction. And if you have a tip, please submit it as a comment.
Articles about Dogs with Dementia
- Dogs and Dementia: What You Need to Know –7 tips for living with a dog with dementia
- Canine Cognitive Dysfunction–Cricket’s story
- Poop in My Pocket: Life with an Old, Old Dog–When the dementia was just beginning to show
General Resources for Senior Dogs
Dog Food Logic: Making Smart Decisions for Your Dog in an Age of Too Many Choices–Linda Case This book covers nutrition for all ages of dogs and has some of the best information about feeding dogs you will find anywhere.
The Gift of a Gray Muzzle: Active Care for Senior Dogs–Kathy Sdao and Lori Stevens This recorded seminar covers the many issues of having an aging dog: health issues, exercise, diet, keeping them eating, enrichment, and many more. The presenters are tops in their fields and a joy to watch.
Dogs with an AARF Card, Growing Old Gracefully: Old Dogs Should Learn New Tricks–Interview with Dr. Gary Landsberg.
My Dog is Aging–Now What? More Training, of Course–Lori Stevens
How to Care for an Older Dog–Whole Dog Journal
See resources on end of life and euthanasia decisions on the “When to Say Goodbye” page.