He will remember you. The only thing that worries me is last summer we went away for 8 days and we had family come in and watch Brutus. When we got back, he was not acting right. The vet came and said he was stressed out from us leaving for that amount of time and it made him have stomach issues for about a week. The vet advised we not leave him for more than a weekend. We have another unavoidable vacation next year where we will be away for 10 days and I think we will have to get him doggie Xanax or something to get him through. You know Meatballs disposition the best and how attached he is to you. Brutus is very attached to us.