Stages of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

rat terrier with dementia sitting awkwardly under a chair

Canine cognitive dysfunction is a disease that is caused by brain changes in aging dogs. It’s similar to Alzheimer’s. A recent study identified three stages in canine cognitive dysfunction. Stage 1, MILD: Changes in sleep patterns and slight changes in social interactions with owners. Stage 2, MODERATE:┬áHyperactivity at night, starting to lose house training, and […]