Understanding Dog Dementia

Many people begin to show the symptoms of dementia as they get older, but did you know that dementia can affect dogs too?  So, how do you know if your dog has dementia and how can your vet clinic offer any treatment for your pet?  Read on to find out more. Dementia and dogs Elderly dogs can suffer from a condition known as Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS), commonly referred to as animal dementia.  The signs of CDS usually begin to appear in dogs over 11 years of age and vary in intensity from minor to life altering.  Common behavioural signs of CDS include: random barking or whining, often during the night repeatedly pacing back and forth forgetting toilet-training not responding when you call their name appearing confused, staring into...

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