October 11, 2020

How Vet Behaviorists Help Dogs with Dementia & Their People

Many people don’t know about the existence of veterinary behaviorists, much less how they can help us. I didn’t until I got deep into the dog […]
May 21, 2020

Easy Enrichment for a Senior Dog and a Senior Person

Here’s why a lot of us dog folks collect toilet paper and paper towel rolls. These cardboard tubes are a popular choice for lots of enrichment […]
November 2, 2019

Nosework: Teach Your Senior Dog Step by Step

This is an easy nosework game that senior dogs can learn, even those who have mild dementia. Finding food is pretty hard-wired into dogs and most […]
October 3, 2018
tiny yorkshire terrier peeking out of a wastebasket

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
green fluid in six flasks in a row

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 more […]
May 2, 2018
rat terrier with dementia sitting awkwardly under a chair

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 in […]
February 1, 2018
large dark colored mixed breed dog

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 […]