Caring for a dog with canine cognitive dysfunction

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 […]
October 3, 2018
tiny yorkshire terrier peeking out of a wastebasket

My Name Is Moses

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 […]
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 […]
October 25, 2017
small, elderly rat terrier with her head on a pillow

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 […]
January 23, 2016
Jennifer Fearing gives treat to her dog with dementia

Loving Enrichment for a Dog with Dementia

Enrichment is a win/win situation. Studies say that we **may** be able to slow the onset and progress of canine cognitive dysfunction by enriching our dogs’ lives. […]
December 21, 2015
A Jack Russell terrier with canine cognitive dysfunction

Keeping a Wandering Dog Safe and Happy at Night

My friend Jane Jackson has graciously agreed to share her story about her wandering senior dog Beetle and how she kept him safe at night. These are […]
December 8, 2015
Eileen Anderson holding rat terrier Cricket with advanced dementia

Webinar: Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Is your old dog starting to act a little…different? Or do you have a mentally healthy senior dog and you hope to keep him or her […]