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PETFOOD INDUSTRY: Aging Dogs and Humans Benefit from Functional Ingredients

November 28, 2017

Over the past several decades, scientists have compiled a body of evidence that aging dogs and humans experience similar physical changes and challenges. Likewise, certain functional ingredients may help both senior pets and their owners fend off age-related declines.

“Cognitive decline in senior dogs is remarkably similar to Alzheimer’s disease in humans,” Juan Gomez, global director for Alltech's companion animal business, told Petfood Industry.

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