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DENVER/August 16, 2021 – If you have questions about canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD), listen to this month’s episode of Morris Animal Foundation’s “Fresh Scoop” podcast, available now for streaming and download. Host Dr. Kelly Diehl, the Foundation’s Senior Director of Science and Communications, interviews Dr. Margaret Gruen, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Gruen covers clinical signs of the syndrome, ways to slow its progression, as well as advice for veterinarians and dog owners. She also touches on current research efforts for CCD and clears up some important misperceptions about the syndrome.

Dr. Gruen is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists.

“Fresh Scoop” is Morris Animal Foundation’s monthly veterinary science podcast designed to appeal to practicing veterinarians, veterinary technicians or students, as well as animal-loving science geeks. Episodes are available on iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher, as well as the Foundation’s podcast page.

About Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation’s mission is to bridge science and resources to advance the health of animals. Headquartered in Denver, and founded in 1948, it is one of the largest nonprofit animal health research organizations in the world, funding more than $142 million in critical health studies across a broad range of species. Learn more at