Ask Dr. Anna: Is your dog senile?

Canine cognitive dysfunction is a behavioral condition that occurs in older patients and is like Alzheimer’s in people.  A recent study done at the University of California showed that this syndrome affected 32% of 11-year-old dogs and 100% of dogs over 16 years of age.  The disease has a gradual onset, and most people fail to recognize early signs and chalk it up to the normal aging process. 


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