He visited regularly, and the last year of his life he visited every day for
at least an hour or two.
At first my dog was sentinel in my garden, waiting for
his car to arrive, every day at the same time. I had to distract her, and refrained from mentioning his name, as if I did, she showed she expected to see him, and was disappointed. If I saw her watching for the car I would gently distract her with something she loved to do.