Alzheimer’s is a disease that slowly robs the memory of those who are diagnosed with this life-altering disease. For Molly McManimie of Las Vegas, Nevada, she knows all too well the devastation Alzheimer’s has on a loved one and their family members. Her grandmother, Betty, is one of several family members who have the disease. Though Grandma Betty might be facing a slow decline in memory, one thing she never wavers from is her love of dogs.
Dogs have a way of uniting people and making even the darkest times of life shine a bit brighter. Grandma Betty asked for a dog over and over, and her husband would always tell her “no.”
The family was able to convince Grandpa to allow his wife to get a dog, and the search for a rescue pooch began. Meet Fenton, the dog who now has a forever home with Betty.
“I wanted this for so long, it just breaks my heart,” Betty can be heard saying through her tears. Watch as this beautiful soul is given the dog she always wanted: