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Aging and Cognitive Dysfunction in Dogs and Cats

Cats and dogs suffer from similar brain aging changes as humans and can also develop dementia similar to Alzheimer’s disease. However, aging animals may show behavior changes from treatable conditions. Even brain aging and dementia can be temporarily reversed or slowed with proper interventions. Pet owners should discuss any changes in activity or behavior that they see in their pets with the veterinarian immediately as early intervention is much more successful in improving the animal’s quality of life.

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