Signs of dementia in pets and how you can delay progression

old dog dementia does my pet have dementiaOur pets are living longer than ever before due to advances in veterinary medicine, sadly this means we are seeing more signs of dementia.

In this tutorial, Dr Leigh discusses what the signs and symptoms of dementia are for cats and dogs, and the steps we can take to slow progression of this cognitive dysfunction.

We need to remember it’s not just old dogs and old cats that might show signs of a cognitive disorder. Studies have shown that symptoms can start to show as early as 8 years old.

old cat dementiaThere are many things that you can do as a pet owner to help slow progression of cat and dog dementia. Check out Dr Leigh’s tutorial and download the freebie symptom checker to determine if your pet is showing symptoms of canine cognitive dysfunction or feline cognitive dysfunction.

If you are worried about your pet our team of online vets are available 24/7 to discuss and determine treatment strategies specifically for your pet and their circumstances. You can contact an online vet here.

If you wish to continue to learn more about cognitive dysfunction check out our article  Canine Cognitive Dysfunction: Signs of Dementia In Dogs

 

Download your free dementia symptom checker here: