Pet owners are being advised to look out for signs of Dementia as their pets start to reach old age. What is being referred to as “Doggy Dementia” or “Canine Cognitive Dysfunction” has been recognised by scientists for up to 20 years however the concern is that many pet owners are unaware that the disease exists. Doctors have even suggested that research into CCD could help humans with the disease. In the past, many methods have been used to treat dogs including using stem cells. Back in 2015, vets were able to treat a 14 year old cocker spaniel by using stem cells from his own skin, the owner reported that the dog responded very positively to the treatment and their behaviour settled.
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