Have you noticed odd behaviors in your senior dog that you can’t explain? You may wonder if it’s possible for dogs to have Alzheimer’s. Here is a list of the most common signs seen with senior dementia in dogs.
As with all behavior changes, please see your veterinarian first to rule out a medical problem first, as many diseases can have the same signs.
1. Getting “Lost” in Corners or on the Wrong Side of a Door
This is a common complaint with cognitive dysfunction syndrome in dogs. Some dogs may stand headfirst in a corner or at the hinge side of a door, waiting for it to open or standing helplessly; unable to figure out the next step.