Your pets’ eyes: keep a lookout for diseases

Your pets’ eyes are usually appreciated for way they gently beguile you into sharing a treat. What few pet owners realise is that pets’ eyes are at risk of many of the same eye conditions or diseases that people have: surface scratches (ulcers), pinkeye (conjunctivitis) and increased fluid pressure (glaucoma) to name a few. Most […]

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Removing a dog’s eye: reasons and post-op care

Enucleation. It’s a scary-sounding word and it’s a scary procedure for most pet parents. No pet parent wants to be told their dog’s eye needs to be removed (enucleation) but several medical conditions may necessitate this. If a dog is in severe pain from a medical condition of the eye, or the condition can lead […]

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Eye discharge in dogs: when to worry

Have you ever noticed gummy, sticky, runny stuff at the corner of your dog’s eye? Eye discharge is a common problem in dogs. Some types are completely normal, while others are associated with potentially serious health issues. To know whether that discharge needs veterinary attention or not, pet parents need to understand the various types […]

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