I hadn’t realized circling was a symptom until I saw your video. My husband and I had to make the devasting decision two days ago. It’s just been the past week that I’m seeing him behave strangely, wandering around the house aimlessly, sitting and staring at nothing, or he’ll sit in the middle of the living room or patio and start barking and barking for no reason. Take care. I was just on the phone with relatives and they were pushing back as well. Love to all. They may tend to stay awake at night, versus sleeping. (9 sounds young-ish for a Yorkie.) I have caught her sitting in the hallway just staring. Maybe she started, as many frequencies as humans and can hear sounds from. I keep a very close eye on him and he seems happy, he still even plays with the mastiff puppy, who is very gentle with him. Good luck. Then the sloughing off of the toe nails, onychodystrophy, got through that, then a 3 lb splenic tumor which was benign when most are malignant. It’s always a hard conversation, and I hope you and the rescue can see eye-to-eye about him, whatever the decision may be. He does the laying on the floor barking too. She starts exhibiting all the classic signs of canine dementia: withdrawn, anxious, not sleeping through the night, pacing, getting stuck in corners, behind furniture, chewing on door hinges, starring into space, accidents, etc. She is a 5 yr old terrior mix about 50lbs. Also he has a breathing problem. Hi there my dog Jake is 16 years old jack russel/terrier he sleeps during the day then walks round the table in my living room nearly constantly he looks bewildered at times and sometimes wets on the floor at nght from around 6pm until 10pm he needs to wee its like a habit every day please could you tell me what this could be and if it can be treated. How difficult it must be to say goodbye to a dog who has been part of your life for 18 years. That’s sweet about the tattoo. He no longer plays with our 8 year old pug nor seeks attention from us. My 17 yr old bichon jazzy has been going to the hinged side of door when I open it, does the circling and constantly stares in the mirrored closet at me instead of directly at me. He occasionally pees in the house and just generally seems lost. She won’t eat the pumpkin to help with loose stool, lastly she has symptoms of dementia, some days are better then others, I am struggling with putting her to sleep but she has list the gleam in her eyes. when I got her home, she started showing the signs like standing at the hinged side of the door and pacing. If you notice any combination of these symptoms in your aging pup, take them to visit the vet. Also in the book I have hints for taking care of a dog with dementia. He loves his bone, picks it up and doesn’t know what to do with it…..we usually find it in his water bowl. This type of seizure is called a focal seizure or partial seizure. Please know that there are lot of people here who know what you are going through. Basically, so we can all get some sleep. Number 3. I’m afraid for a vet to tell me it is time. So I put him in my lap to try and calm him, but he was just tense, nervous and wouldn’t lay down completely. It’s quite spooky to find your dog staring at nothing and shaking. Her anxiety of separation was advancing. As Jones says, if your dog has taken to staring off into space, it may be a sign of dementia. Any behavior change is worth going to the vet for. Lucy, my dog walks 12 to 14 hours at least around the house in circles a day. happens to be the most common neurological disorder in dogs. I can’t believe how quickly the illness comes and suddenly you realize he’s not going to be around next year. I’m sorry not to be more help but it could be so many things. If she were my dog I would certainly want to wait a period after she is off the meds to see how she is doing. He rests and sleeps for most of the day and luckily at night, but between around 2:30pm and 7pm he wears himself out circling the house. Is it common for dogs with dementia to cry out in pain horrible pain and if so what stage is it It’s half past midnight and my 12 year old dog, Harry, jumped off my bed where he sleeps, some hours ago and has just been standing and staring out into the hallway. And last night it was worse, he was lying in his bed and didn’t have any interest in the food when it was put down and was shaking. He just suddenly fell over, looked very confused, and just couldn’t get himself back up. Something told me tonight to research if dogs could have dementia and came across your site. Thank you so much for posting these videos. Now she does not seem to like ot lay on them much, and prefers to lie in the mat below my feet in the kitchen. Sadly, most people find the site when their dogs are in late stages. And they also love attention. He will find me and then start looking for me again. There were some negative indicators I had not thought of, and some activities I was worried about that were put into perspective. I am so glad I found this website too. My lab, Tex, is 12 and has CDD (and has had epilepsy his whole life). One thing he doesn’t forget is where the food is.. lol He doesn’t seem to recognize me anymore, it’s like he just tolerates me as I’m the one who supplies food and treats. His back legs do not work very well due to a stroke three years ago, and he sometimes does not make it out the dog door in time to relieve himself, but he still seems happy and very determined to get to us despite the three other dogs in the house. You’ve probably stared at nothing, or the wall, at some point in your life. Any suggestions???? What can this be? Lorraine, that’s the hardest question any of us faces with our dogs I think. Take care. It hurts so bad to lose my precious sweet baby. But we can see a continued decline. My collie max (13 years young) is starting to show the signs of dementia. I rather see her with a happy face , then have to see her put down. My Knuckles is a 12-year-old pug. I’m lost, I don’t know what to do. You did a great job being persistent about her medical condition. I do know how hard it is to watch a dog act that way. Thoughts? However, as it played on my mind a did a search and came across your website! And nothing settles him. , or CDS, is essentially a decline in cognitive function. Good that you have it in a corner. My dear 9 year old 70 lb Lab Mix, Bosco, suddenly had a seizure 5 days ago at 3am. it is so heartbreaking to see brandy like this i have had him since he was 2. he always seems to look like he is sad and i am beginning to question myself is he happy ? I am the only one that can get her to do things and can love on her! He is never relaxed or happy anymore and it is heart-breaking to see him like this as the bad days are outnumbering the good ones. The symptoms are similar to what you would see in a human with. He has been on meds since and it has been an up and down since. Thanks for hosting such a great site! I’m so glad the site helped. I am jazzing up her dinners by adding some baby food to her dry dog food and she really loves that. Everybody who comes here loves their dog, that’s for sure, and sometimes the decisions are harder than others. Good luck with your schnoodle. Sometimes they can do a consult directly with your vet (which is handy if there are none in your area). On June 23, 2015, we spoke to our friend, the veterinary who had treated her for 14 years. Common toxins in the household include cleaning supplies, medications, and certain food items. He is on the top dose of selegeline now, supplemented with anti-anxiety meds and Benadryl. I went to the vet and they ran blood tests, originally they thought/hoped it was a thyroid problem, but after further blood work decided that it was not the thyroid, but instead was most likely cancer. We have two small children including a new born baby and looking after our dog is getting harder each day. They were perfect to let me relax about CCD as a possible diagnosis. He greets me at the door with my other dogs and he seems to genuinely enjoy being snuggled. After 16 months of feeding through a tube, her mental status is declining so they put her on Trazadone. No medication seems to help she is on 4 different pills. Thank you and please wish us luck – I am still hopeful! I had the “talk” with her vet. Knowing that this is a neurological problem allows you to take quick action and possibly save your … It is very very hard to euthanize a dog that is still pretty physically fit, but I personally do not think it is inhumane if the dog is not capable of enjoying life anymore. No number of years is ever enough. We so appreciate what you have shared here. Thanks. Shes slept with me for ten years but she destroyed my bed clothes so I couldnt do it anymore. I took her to the vet as she got stuck behind the toilet and it’s the fist time she had done anything like this. , take note. He takes Anipryl daily along with nutritional supplements. Hi Carol, You may also notice ear or nose bleeding. He exhibits many of the same symptoms as your Cricket. I just had the diagnosis for my 14yrvold Hungarian Puli Freddie. I hope Bosco is still with you. My 13.5 year old Shiba Inu Banzai has led a healthy and active life. As he he gets more tired he gets stuck more often and keeps slipping. I’m sorry about those hard nights; that sounds hard on everybody. You need to be aware of food items that are easily accessible to your dog. Have you heard of dogs having these symptoms from cancer? Now I can take her to the vet and have a knowledgeable conversation to help Sherloch enjoy his golden years, instead of seeming lost and staring into walls. Dear Cheri, We wish we had found you earlier. I just recently found you and your book and I wish I had done more research sooner…My 16yr old Maltese x has been showing signs of dementia for the past 1.5yrs and is getting worse. It’s a long shot I guess, and they would have to fit with the Anipryl, but it would be worth asking. I would get up with her in the middle of the night where she roamed for hours. Sad as the condition is, it is so good to realise that some of the behaviours I see are “normal”. An infection causing disorientation. I’m sorry you are going through this with your yorkie. Reviews. He has slept in bed with us for his entire life, but now wakes, jumps down, cries to be picked back up, and as soon as I have him back in bed, he jumps right back down and paces around the room. It would be much easier to care for them, but for this reason, we must stay vigilant owners. When a dog has ingested something hazardous, you will also see lethargy and sedation, a spacey look, vomiting, nausea, and other symptoms. A few of my by beloved pomeranians (11 year old, and 12 year old) were showing some odd behaviors (howling, staring at the wall, hiding at night on the floor instead of where he used to sleep on my bed ( actually my pillow 🙂 his whole life, delayed reaction when I talk to him even tho he seems to be looking right at me) So sad, and it scares me. What to Do: This is a normal occurrence. Here’s a link to my own list of symptoms here on the site. I took my senior rescue in to vet because he was having trouble with his back leg, now his whole right side seems to not have strength. So much can happen during a few weeks with an ailing senior. Can dementia come on at this age? Hi Eileen, we have an 8 year old Labrador called Bruno and he’s started behaving very oddly for the last few weeks. About a year ago Tank my 15 year old pug suffered what looked like a stroke. Cricket gets stuck behind some furniture and needs help to get out. I am glad I found this site. While shakiness is a common aspect of dog behavior in old age, a dog who is dying may experience severe muscle twitching or mild convulsions. Thank you so much for all your help and information, it has really helped me and will help my dog Mr Chips. Reply ↓, We have an 11yr old cairn terrier with increasing traits of dementia behaviour on a daily basis. The first night, Tuesday, I was thinking maybe it was just the time change still, but after it happened last night I’m not so sure. My husband figured this out because he works out of the house and when Tex starts his barking my husband will have to go out and get him to move. Cindy, from the time you made this video how much longer did you wait to say goodbye to cricket. He paces, turns in circles, gets stuck in EVERYTHING, can’t sleep at night, and uses the bathroom where ever he feels like it then steps in it. She still loves being pet, but not for long. Anxiety? It hurts me to think that he’s not feeling well again and he can’t tell me what’s wrong. I’m so sorry you are going through this with your cocker. She is on kappa and other meds. The miniature cant hear and is losing his eye sight, he has only four teeth and I have to cut up his food. He also isn’t socializing normally with the other dogs in the house. We to have a 17 year old Westie that gradually has developed this disease and does everything cricket is doing, he weighs 17.5 lbs from 19 a year ago and our vet. Dear Sandy, Noah may not be trying to tell you anything. Some people get nervous that their dog is seeing ghosts when they stare at a wall. Because this morning he got up like a normal and is acting OK. Sony for the long post, but I’m hoping for any help… I will make an appointment for him soon also. I hope this helps others with the same decision. No one can prepare you for how difficult that day will be, though. A vet can ask you some questions and start to work on a diagnosis. I’ve had Noah since he was 8 weeks old we’re inseparable. We are never mad at her, I think it just upsets he to know she made the mistake on her bed. My wife is out of town and works in Pharma, not happy about this decision. Only a vet can tell. I’m glad you mentioned the treatment page: for some reason I lost it off the menu. I know the time for your needing advice might be over. I know that in people sometimes it happens at different times of the day, but could he have the same symptoms? If your dog stares intently at a wall, door, ceiling or a corner of the house, put your investigative hat on and try to see if there's something triggering such behavior. And they also love attention. At least now I understand why his behavior is like it is! It can be caused by a myriad of things, including an illness, kenneling, viral infections, toxin exposure, or degeneration. This has been going on for over a year. She has always loved her many beds and has always scratched at them, or as I call it “fluffing” her bed. thats a perfect match on all those behaviors for my little dog Maisy He has other signs going on. Someone mentioned there was a possible treatment link but I don’t see it here. There are lots in the comments here as well. When you notice recurring wall-staring and shaking in your dog, now you know what to do and what to look for. I thank you for your help. And she suddenly likes dental chew bones again after 8 years of not liking them. I’m sorry you are having this problem. Be sure and talk to your vet about Maisy so you can get a certain diagnosis. She has both hips diagnosed 3 years ago with dysplasia and arthritis along with lower vertebrae arthritis. If your vet says it’s safe, you can elevate her water bowl. I’m going to stop the meds and get your book and take advantage of this site. Eileen. I have a rescue shtz Tzu who is 3 years oldd,she had a liver shunt and is on medication,but she has every sign of dementia,up wanting to go out all night but just standing looking about her,staring at the wall,iss this not very young for dementia,we love her to bits,we will do anything for her she had such a bad start in life. He appears confused… looks for me, when he just found me minutes ago, but doesn’t remember where I am. I have a 15 and 17 year old pom as well, and they are both as alert as puppies. Hi There, came across your page, think im hoping for an opinion and support I guess. His condition was taking a toll on the entire family and I could see he was starting to have more bad days than good ones. I’m sorry for my delayed response. Ty in advance. Maggie has really lost interest in this too. I don’t know how I’ll cope without him when the time comes but I know I’ve given him the best life I possibly could since picking him up as an 8 week old puppy. Best of luck to you and dear Meisha. Eileen. He couldn’t walk due to arthritis, so I retrained him to go inside on wee wee pads. All best wishes to you x. Have you checked out the quality of life tables? These are all compulsive behaviors that are common in humans. It’s linked on the “When to Say Goodbye?” page. There are meds for dementia, if that is what her diagnosis turns out to be. Its,so hard to watch. I hope you can keep after your vet for more help, or consider another vet. She’s acting so out of touch. They include the dog getting stuck behind things; forgetting what she is doing and (poignantly) repeatedly greeting her human after she forgets where she was; getting confused about the door; and circling. Hi Kim, I’m sorry, that sounds so hard. He wouldn’t have even eat a treat, he just looked uncomfortable.Then I put him down again by his food and water to try to get him to eat or at least drink something, but he just stood there staring. I’m glad I found this video. eval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'happyfitdog_com-leader-2','ezslot_5',123,'0','0']));eval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'happyfitdog_com-leader-2','ezslot_6',123,'0','1'])); This is a serious condition and must be treated immediately. Thank you for a great explanation. Getting confused about the door. Is this really just old age? I would keep taking him to the vet, even try a different vet if you need to. He often trembles. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. He will still play tug-of-war sometimes with our other bichon, however he does not play with our cockapoo anymore. See the chart below for details. Your dog’s case is too complicated for us lay people here on this site to speculate about. He had alot of other problems, liver functions were elevated, heart murmur, cognitive probs, collapsed trachea, bad teeth. Love your input! I thank my dogs for all they give to me. There’s an entirely different sort of … Though epilepsy can easily be treated with medication, there are other more serious potential causes, like cancer, that may be at play. I have not run across any research about younger dogs getting dementia, but a few people have mentioned it here and in personal messages to me. In the past 6 months he has lost a lot of weight, even though he has a very healthy appetite and eats his food, treats, and lot’s of table scraps. And he will sometimes walk around confused, walking behind the sofa where he never has before. It took my breath away the days before and still does. Though dogs tend to stare at their owners for a multitude of reasons, getting something is the most popular and common reason, especially when food is involved. I believe she thinks anytime someone comes to pick her up that they are taking her to breed. Even with the information you have given me, I’m on the other side of the internet somewhere and can’t know everything a person would need to know. Mornings rough but after meds he was able to function much better. Wish u lots of luck. I am going to vets tomorrow to have her pain meds reviewed in case it is a discomfort problem, and blood pressure urinary infection checks, but I think she just forgets to rest ??? Heartfelt thanks for your kindness in sharing. I have been so confused about if and when her time to cross the rainbow bridge will be. Yes, we aging folks of all species need to look out for one another! I don’t know if you have considered it, but Anipryl does help some dogs. My dog stands still and stares - Answered by a verified Dog Veterinarian We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. Take care. Thank you so much for your wonderful videos of Cricket, it has helped me tremendously, perhaps it can be related to people that are going through this that there are some Vets. After a while sniffing and exploring becomes stumbling and bumping into furniture until I block her into her bed so that she eventually goes to sleep for a couple of hours, then she is alert again. We love him dearly and want him to be comfortable in the time that remains. The only place she wants to be is on the pillow on the left side of my bed. She is getting older more quickly now, the biggest problem is that she doesn’t go to sleep when she is tired or even sit down. Xanax gets him about 6-7 hours of sleep. I have not heard that listed as a symptom. Not many people understand the great love we can have for our furry babies. Some people get nervous that their dog is seeing ghosts when they stare at a wall. It is sad to see her like this. We don’t want him to suffer. (It still felt awful, but there is no helping that.) Thanks for loving the seniors, they have a special place in my heart <3. This page makes me feel not quite so alone in coming up with yet new ways to deal with this (or being up all night …). Tammy, I wish I could help, but that’s a medical question, it sounds like. Thank you for sharing your journey with your little fur baby. We have been hospicing her for months but it is clear now that she is not going to improve. I mean, sometimes pups will stand somewhere in a house and bark at seemingly nothing. He startles easily, and is getting aggressive towards his brother and sister (not litter mates) doxies, snapping and growling at them without reason. Your dog should also respond immediately to your call. Appears lost and bewildered. Cricket is still quite capable and has plenty of pleasure in her life. The Vet has put him on drugs to help and they seem to be effective at the moment. He has done some head pressing, but mostly just standing in the corner with his head down. She is playful and happy but sometimes when your not playing with her she will drop her head and look at the wall but not all the time. If you are the owner of a dog, you may have asked yourself at some point if your pup can see things you can’t. She had a seizure, and even though she was still eating OK and could walk and knew me, I made the decision then, before she took that final downturn. We have 3 labs, the oldest of whom is only 5 1/2. It’s tough to gauge his quality of life and since I’m not his “owner” the end of life decisions are not entirely mine. Pacing back and forth from living room to bedroom. I have been doing some research and reading, and I am very suspicious it’s CCD. My life revolves around this mad mutt. My mom had Alzheimers. Plus the seizures, tremors and muscle twitches and the last month-he is waking up once, twice, 20x a night and yelping like he is in agony. I have a 14 1/2 year old chihuahua, my Jack Sparrow, who I almost lost almost 5 years ago due to inflammatory brain disease. Can you talk to your vet or a vet behaviorist about any other meds? Thinking of you and Alli. Whoever decided a dog’s lifespan had a sick sense of humour but, whilst I know she wont go on forever or even a lot longer, as long as her ears are forward, her stomach is full, arthritis is managed and we can establish a sleep routine, I take comfort from the info you have provided and that this is probably more distressing for me than it is for her. This is a sudden and acute issue more common in older dogs. Dogs suffering from dementia may forget their house training. The medication worked for a ehile but seems to have stopped working. We start adding salmon oil to her food and drops of vitamins with iiron. As you say, it is terribly hard. My dog has all the same symptoms only worse (been close to a year since symptoms Started) 16year old yorkie. I don’t think the dog always “tells you” either. We have another appointment for vet but I’m at a total loss for what’s next. The only time he runs and jumps is when I come back in the house whether I’m gone 5 hours or 1 minute to get the mail. Now he is showing signs of bladder issues (ie holding his urine) and getting lost in a room. I also have a cat who is 23 plus years old and has the same symptoms as Alli ,she is also blind so I guess cats can have dementia too…. Cats are curious and capricious creatures. Lately we have been giving him 3mgs of Meletonin to sleep. She was already very very frail. But there are other conditions that can cause those symptoms. The standard is blind and suffers from Addison’s. I wish you well with a hard decision. I discourage people from suggesting meds and supplements here, unless they are vets themselves. It breaks my heart to see him like this. We left, crying, both of us. Its like she can't sit down, but nothing is wrong with her. Common toxins in the household include cleaning supplies, medications, and certain, Toothpaste or gum with xylitol – very poisonous to dogs. Hugs. Kind regards, Nicki / New Zealand, Aww! After all, your attention is exactly what he wanted! Good luck. Several water bowls is a great idea. What did they say? Talk to your vet about treatment. I’m glad she gets such wonderful care not only from you but her vet team. Our dog Brittany a Bull Mastiff had a bump removed from the top of her head on Monday 8/27. I hope they can reverse quickly too. Good luck. With no children at home anymore or other distractions, we considered her needs first at all times. link to My Dog is Drooling and Acting Strange, link to How to stop dogs from digging under fence. Thanks for the comment. My guy can’t easily find his way out of the fridge and the wall, but when he hears the other dog excited for suppertime-he’s right there. Most dogs, if you STARE at them, will turn their head as a communication of non-threat; if a dog is staring at you and you look back, the dog may lock on for a few seconds, but will almost always … Hugs. Old. She will do it for a whole day sometimes. She still has an appitite She has been a wonderful girl and the sweetest dog I have ever known We rescued her from a family that was relocating over seas. The vet gives her Selegiline, she has me try different specialty brain food and we switch her to that. Dear Pam, I’m sorry you are in this hard time. These specialists are the “psychiatrists” of the veterinary world and can often help when a non-specialist vet can’t. Then we went through 2 surgeries trying to close up the rather large fistula, without success and ended up with a feeding tube. I did the quality of life questionnaire on the link which is an excellent measurement of how things are at any time. She has soupy stool that stains the carpet, when she goes about twice a day. Within the last few days and now she is peeing in the house something she has never done. It got so bad so fast ive had to set her up in a play pen as she just urinates everywhere and my 9 month old son is crawling around. Hi. In the dog that has OCD, other symptoms that may be noticed include signs of excessive licking or chewing (missing fur and raw spots or wounds) and worsening behavior over time that cannot be interrupted by calling or physical restraint. Today we scored 9 ‘yesses’ so will monitor things periodically with that tool. Any ideas? First, apologies for this very late reply. Literally, take note. Staring off into space on one occasion is nothing to be concerned about. He has fallen in the pool and gets stuck in corners and barks. I hope you can make a decision you can be at peace with. To see another dog do what mine is doing was helpful. Amy, I’m so very sorry that I missed this comment among the spam months ago. I think everybody does things now and then they regret with their dogs. hi Eileen, thank you so much for this website, we have a 12 year old patterdale and we have noticed in the past 6 months his behaviour changing. Your dog might have figured out that when he acts a little off-kilter it causes you to notice him and give him some attention. He was so lucky to fall into your hands! Good luck with sweet Jack Sparrow. Puts me more at ease right now. Another thing he was doing was unable to get up the stairs his daddy made him to get in our bed. I took her to the vet and she said she looked as though she was arthritic, which would explain the shorter walks and she looked as though she was having a phantom pregnancy as she was producing milk. 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