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An estimated 40 percent of senior dogs 12 or older will develop some level of canine cognitive dysfunction, also known as dog dementia. A pilot clinical trial conducted for dogs with CCD looked at the drug Ropesalazine, which is a candidate for treating human Alzheimer’s patients.

According to the drug’s manufacturer, South Korea-based GNT Pharma, Ropesalazine showed efficacy in canine dementia patients, returning to a normal cognitive function and daily activity after eight weeks of treatment.

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Jackie Brown is a freelance writer from Southern California who specializes in the pet industry. Reach her at jackiebrownwriter.wordpress.com.

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