Alzheimer's Question

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Pets

How does everyone handle the case of an Alzheimer's patient with pets?
Specifically, my husband has two dogs - big ones - that he adores. I know that having pets are good for an Alzheimer's patient, and caring for them gives the patient something to focus on, but he is overfeeding them (treats every 20 minutes or so) and has forgotten them outside. When he puts them outside in cold weather (it's -28 Celsius here today) I have to watch and get them in as soon as I can. I'm already tired from caring for him,… read more

posted about 1 year ago
A myALZteam Member said:

I had to take control of my dog’s leach, as he once took her through such bad sand spurrs, that the vet had to put her to sleep and remove them. You do… read more

posted 3 months ago
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