Causes of Dementia and Dementia-Like Conditions in Dogs

Older white German Shepherd on vet exam table

Age related cognitive decline is not the only condition that causes dementia in dogs. Some other conditions that can cause dementia include: brain tumors; brain trauma or other acute injury; encephalitis from various causes; tick-borne diseases; and liver abnormalities. You can consult the Merck Manual online for more information on these, but please also take your dog […]