Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Dogs

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Dogs

By Dr. Justin C, Keaner, DVM, MS, CVMA & Elizabeth Riley What is Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome? Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) is essentially the dog equivalent of Alzheimer’s disease. With CDS, a dog’s brain gradually degenerates, leading to abnormal and...
Stress in Cats

Stress in Cats

By Dr. Carine KlimentidisOften when I talk to clients about the fact that their cat might be stressed, I get a lot of funny looks or laughs – how could my cat possibly be stressed, he sleeps all day?! Well, cats perceive stress a lot differently than we do. They...
Thunderstorm Phobia in Dogs

Thunderstorm Phobia in Dogs

By Dr. Justin Keaner Fear of thunderstorms is a common problem for many dogs.Common signs of thunderstorm fear include hiding, shaking, trembling, crying or whining, pacing, drooling, urinating/defecating, panting, or trying to escape from the house.  Thunderstorm...