Does anyone know how to get a trained service dog for dementia?

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We have a dog, I really don't want one. But my husband has dementia and wanders. He wouldn't be able to train the dog. I am just torn,I don't know what to do. We don't have a big enough yard for a big dog, and we have one dog that is in tune with my husband??
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I am the owner of a therapy dog, and the needs of service and therapy dogs are very real. The organization we belong to (Therapy Dogs International) and other organization have policies in place to protect the dogs. Some limit their visits to one hour at a time. Some volunteers spread their dogs' vists over a period of time so as not to wear them out. Search and rescue dogs' handlers have little "tricks" to keep their dogs' spirits up if they find someone who has passed away. If you are not ready to take ownership of a dog, why not get in touch with the above organization and arrange for someone with a registered therapy dog to visit and spend time with your husband? Win - win. Good luck.
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Based on your reluctance, I would not even consider it. Service dogs need care also, which your husband cannot provide and you do not want. Find an alternative, not wanting the additional needs of a service dog makes your situation a definate disqualifyer.
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Unless the dog is highly trained, how would a dog keep a person in the house? The dog with be at the door with it's leash wanting to go out :0

If hubby wanders, get some type of coded locks for the doors, something you can easily use but a bit of an effort for your husband to use.
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i dont see it workin. i think the dementia patient will follow the dogs lead and theyll end up licking their nuts or chasing motorcycles .
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I think there might be a charitable organization that would help you with getting a dog free. One of our customers has one and I know that she didn't pay that much for her dog. She doesn't have a lot of money. Check online.
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Service dogs are about $25,000 and it's not covered by any insurance.
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