Book on Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Help for owners of dogs with dementia now!

  • Learn the symptoms
  • Learn the treatments
  • Learn how to help your dog–and yourself

Available in paperback, hardback, and all major electronic formats.

Book: Remember Me: Loving and Caring for a Dog with Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

What people are saying about Remember Me?

“Meticulously researched, accurate information presented with real empathy.” —Jean Donaldson, author of The Culture Clash, founder of the Academy for Dog Trainers

“Eileen approaches this complex disease with a combination of scientific rigor and deep empathy for the animals and people who suffer from it.”—E’Lise Christensen, board certified veterinary behaviorist

“I have been fortunate to have shared my life with a rather large number of beloved dogs. Having so far outlived all of them, I can only look back and wish I’d had the common sense and wisdom available in this book to help me through the hardest times—the times when it was left to me to figure out how best to help my friends as they started to fade away.” —Sue Ailsby, author of Training Levels: Steps to Success

“Two years ago, my Sheltie Skye exhibited unusual behaviours. At first, we thought it was hearing loss. He would go into a deeper sleep mode, and he wouldn’t respond when we called him. I tried hand signals, but things didn’t improve. He would get lost in the house. I’d often find him stranded at the bottom of the stairs. This book helped me to understand how to give Skye back quality of life—how to recognize his good days and how to help him manage the bad ones. One day I will have to make the difficult decision to let Skye go. But it won’t be out of frustration from not knowing how to deal with CCD.” —Pet owner Ruth Wojcik

Elderly rat terrier with dementia sleeping in woman's lap
Cricket lived with dementia for more than two years and still had a full life

61 Comments

  1. Esther Norton says:

    God Bless you for this site..

  2. Eileen Anderson says:

    Thank you, Esther. I hope it’s helpful.

  3. Thank you so very much for sharing your story. For it is helping me with my decision to euthanize my dog.

  4. Herb D says:

    My Rat Terrier of 14 years died on the fourth of July 2019. Had a seizure and stopped breathing. He was very sick a few years ago and was a new dog with low fat pescrition food. He was doing well but showing signs. Couldn’t jump on the bed anymore. Occasionally falling down. Though this was sudden, relieved I didn’t have to make the decision.

    • Eileen Anderson says:

      Herb, I’m sorry for your loss. I also understand about not having to make the decision. My male rat terrier, Gabriel, fell down and died at home, of a probable pulmonary embolism. It was peaceful. I believe there is no shame in being glad for that.

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