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Suddenly started acting confused/scared and unstable on his feet

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

Wallace 10-yrs carin

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: Joan, Vet Tech replied 11 months ago
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Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years. I would like to assist you.

What you are describing is called Sundowners Syndrome. It is a form of Canine dementia, usually seen in eraly evening thuse the name Sundowners. Dogs over 9 is when we start seening the onset of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. This goes over Sundowners in dogs: https://positively.com/contributors/sundowner-syndrome-in-dogs/

Please hit reply to discuss this information.

Joan

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