Unable to Recognize People or Objects

The pet is unable to recognize familiar objects, other pets and people. When pets are unable to recognize people or objects, it is typically a symptom of an underlying health issue. Perhaps the most common reason that dogs and cats may be unable to recognize people or objects is senility. This is a condition that occurs in senior pets as they age. However, there are other reasons that dogs and cats may be unable to recognize people or objects including partial or complete blindness, various brain disorders and brain tumors. See also Dementia.

Unable to Recognize People or Objects

How to Recognize

If your dog barks or your pet acts differently towards people or objects your pet is familiar with, he/she may be unable to recognize people or objects.

Causes

The most common cause of the inability to recognize people and objects is old age. Senility, dementia, brain tumors, and blindness are possibly underlying causes.

Unable to Recognize People or Objects Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Similar Symptoms

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