Study: Dementia in pets is on the rise

04/26/2010 | KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh)

A study by the University of California, Davis, shows that about 39% of senior dogs exhibit symptoms of "doggy dementia," a canine condition that resembles that of Alzheimer's disease in people, a veterinarian says. Most cases of doggy dementia are found in smaller breeds, largely because they have longer lives, says the veterinarian, who adds that improving pets' diets can help a lot.

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