The one thing that might help avoid dementia

A massive study may have just found the one thing we can do to reduce their risk of pet dementia in later life…
Here’s what it is…

It feels like we’re only just appreciating how significant dementia and cognitive decline really is in our dogs and cats later years. But based on the number of cases I see and the remarkable statistic that 40% of dogs in their teenage years are affected, it’s a very real challenge.


But a study just published in New Scientist has shown that what we feed them (and how much!) has a huge impact. Obesity stemming from an unhealthy diet and not enough exercise was linked to a significantly higher risk of dementia. In a quirky additional finding, dogs who had just one main meal a day instead of two - basically a decent dinner but not a breakfast buffet as well - seemed to also have healthier brains. And yes, if you’re worried about how they’ll cope without food in that ‘in-between’ period, healthy snacks are allowed. The relief is palpable!

In a similar way to us, a healthy, nutrient filled diet and active lifestyle are key. Ultimately what’s good for the waistline is good for the brain. The medical world seemingly learns more about the brain every week which is thankfully a big win for the furry family too who really deserve to stay forever young... 

Maybe this will help?

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