Veterinary Medicine Essentials: Cognitive dysfunction
Disorientation. Inappropriate elimination. Changes in sleep. Excessive vocalization. All of these are signs of cognitive dysfunction syndrome, a condition commonly affecting senior pets. However, just because it is not unusual doesn’t mean it is normal aging. With the right diet, medications, and enrichment activities, we can slow down the cognitive decline that these pets experience—and possibly even reverse it. Find out how with this collection of articles on helping affected patients.