Effect of age and severity of cognitive dysfunction on two simple tasks in pet dogs.

@article{GonzlezMartnez2013EffectOA,
  title={Effect of age and severity of cognitive dysfunction on two simple tasks in pet dogs.},
  author={Angela Gonz{\'a}lez-Mart{\'i}nez and B. Fern{\'a}ndez Rosado and Pedro Pesini and Sylvia Garc{\'i}a-Belenguer and Jorge Palacio and Ainara Villegas and M. Suarez and G. Santamarina and Mathieu Sarasa},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={198 1},
  pages={
          176-81
        }
}
Dogs exhibit age-dependent losses in learning and memory as well as a progressive accumulation of neuropathology that parallels that observed in normal human aging and early Alzheimer's disease. These deficits have been extensively studied using a number of standard cognitive tasks in the laboratory; however, appropriate tools for their assessment in veterinary clinics are still lacking. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of age and the severity of cognitive dysfunction syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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