Since our pets are getting better care than ever before they are living longer and longer lives and we are seeing more aging changes in the brains of our patients. A common finding in our older pets is a cognitive decline. Seen more commonly in dogs, this phenomenon has been given the name Canine Cognitive Disorder. Although this disease can be debilitating, there is something we as pet owners can do to delay its onset that will help not only our pets but ourselves as well. Please read the following article for more information.
Dr. DeVries graduated from The University of Illinois, completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York, and is board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practicitioners. As Assistant Director of Oradell Animal Hospital, Dr. DeVries sees clients at both Oradell Animal Hospital and our Hasbrouck Heights office. His interests include practicing medicine and surgery and in his spare time he enjoys choral singing, traveling and spending time with his wife Susi, their children, and their grandchildren. Dr. DeVries and Susi share their home with their Australian Shepherd, Molly and their three cats Indi, Charlotte, and Lily.