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Dementia in dogs

Dogs, like people are living much longer nowadays thanks to advanced healthcare but, as our faithful companions age, they may experience similar cognitive (brain) changes seen in people. A common condition that alters the cognition in senior dogs is called Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CCDS), a condition similar to dementia in people. Dogs with dementia…
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Anaesthesia and older pets

Many owners worry about their older pets having to undergo general anaesthesia. Meet Sophie and her son, Cuddles. Sophie is nearly 16 years old and Cuddles is 13! Both mother and son needed some dental work but obviously their owner was worried about how they would cope with a general anaesthetic. There was a further…
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