Posts tagged "canine cognitive dysfunction"

Tips for Giving Senior Pets a Boost

Tips for Giving Senior Pets a Boost
Aging gracefully isn’t limited to people….and some pets can suffer a cognitive decline as they age. Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Debrah Horwitz is on Steve Dale’s Pet World, describing how pets can age, and what canine and feline cognitive syndromes are. The good news is that there are some things you can do to help, which... Read more »

USA Weekend Story on Aging Pets Creates Reader Rage

USA Weekend Story on Aging Pets Creates Reader Rage
The story I wrote for USA Weekend was on how scientists are using dogs as models to study aging people. We know dogs (and cats) age similar to people. And now that our pets are living longer, we’re seeing more and more cognitive decline, called cognitive dysfunction. This condition is similar to Alzheimer’s Disease in... Read more »

Delaying the Onset of Brain Decay in Pets

As our pets are living longer than ever, it turns out they can get a disease which is very similar to Alzheimer’s in people, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg. That disease is referred to as canine or feline cognitive dysfunction. I have a USA Weekend story due out soon on this subject, and... Read more »
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