Dog For Dementia Patients

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What is it? A 12″ breathable* Golden Retriever puppy with soft fur. Accessories include a bed and a brush.

Who is it for?  Patients with various forms of dementia and Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.  Soft plush pets provide loving comfort, a sense of security, and can be a therapeutic tool for nurturing and play. You can learn more about toy pet therapy here.

The Fine Print

The Dog for Dementia Patients can be borrowed for 1 week. Two renewals are permitted, provided there are no reserves waiting. Only Bedford residents are permitted to make requests on this item. *Library staff will replace the battery as needed.