October 3, 2018

My Name Is Moses

September 18, 2018
small black dog with canine cognitive dysfunction facing wall

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction: What You Need To Know

June 4, 2018
Sniffing as enrichment activity. Senior rat terrier sniffing a tire.

Six Fun Enrichment Activities for a Dog with Dementia

My rat terrier Cricket lived to be about 17 and had dementia since she was 14 or 15. As her cognitive abilities decreased, I was still […]
May 21, 2018

6 Reasons NOT to Give CBD Oil to Your Dog with Dementia

  The plant cannabis, which provides both hemp and marijuana, has a complex chemical makeup. Besides providing many practical products in the hemp form, it contains […]
May 2, 2018

Stages of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

  Canine cognitive dysfunction is a disease that is caused by brain changes in aging dogs. It’s similar to Alzheimer’s. A recent study identified three stages […]
February 1, 2018

Eevon and April: Best Friends from Day One Until the Last

Guest post by April Franklin This is my own tale about my beautiful girl Eevon Rose Franklin. Eevon came to me from a pet store at […]
November 6, 2017

Poop in My Pocket: Life With an Old, Old Dog

This story is from 2012 when Cricket was still with me, previously published on eileenanddogs.com. The very first thing I do every morning when I wake […]
October 25, 2017

Euthanizing My Dog With Dementia: The Dreaded Choice

Cricket was my familiar, my baby, my little soulmate. We chose each other and stuck together like glue. Adopting a Middle-Aged Dog When I got Cricket […]
October 4, 2017

Life Expectancy of Dogs with Dementia

“What’s the prognosis? How long does he have?” This is one of the first questions we usually ask when we start to recover from the shock […]