said Stephanie McGrath, an associate professor of neurology at Colorado State University’s College of
Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, in a recent interview with the Washington Post.
Dementia might cause an elderly pet to change its habits.
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They might appear bewildered or disoriented, or they might roam around aimlessly even in familiar places.
Another common symptom is when a pet loses interest in performing routine tasks,
like going potty or using the litter box, that they had previously mastered.
A change in a pet's normal sleep-wake pattern may be another sign of dementia, according to the experts.
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