The first Canine Cognition and Aging Conference was held in 1995 with the goal of allowing researchers to discuss ideas related to the development of a canine model of cognition and aging. This year’s meeting will take place from Monday, June 15 to Wednesday, June 17 and will be held at the Queen’s Landing Hotel at picturesque Niagara-on–the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.


  • Session on Cognition and Aging in the Dog
  • Session on Aging Disorders and Therapeutics
  • Session on Impulsivity and Behavior Disorders in Companion Animals
  • Short course on Research Protocols and Enrichment in Laboratory Dogs, Cats, and Rodents


Call for abstracts: Research in brain aging, cognition, neuroscience, behavior, or therapeutic interventions in companion animals. Additional topics, such as pain assessment, may be sent to conference organizers to determine if the research fits the aims of the conference.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words, and must follow formatting requirements. Abstracts are due by May 7th.

Questions and abstracts can be sent to Upon submission of your abstract, please indicate if you will be attending the short course. A $100 dollar refund will be provided at the conference for accepted posters, 1 poster/participant.


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