Eyes

Dog’s eyesight is important. So don’t let any eye illnesses or infections hinder their ability to see.

Golden with eye opened up by woman (Caption: Eye Conditions in Dogs)

Dog Eye Problems: Conditions, Symptoms, Treatment & More

Have you noticed something strange or different about your dog’s eyes? Perhaps they’re not opening them entirely, or you’ve had to wipe them a few more times than normal? These signs could mean they have an eye condition and need to see a veterinarian. Learn how your dog’s eyes work and how they should look so that you can spot when something is wrong quickly.

Corneal ulcer is stained by fluorescein dye of a Chihuahua dog to show the deep of ulcer for veterinary evaluation futher.

Dog Eye Ulcer: Canine Corneal Ulcers Diagnosis, Treatment & More

One of the most common problems requiring an emergency visit to the vet is when an owner notices their dog’s eye is sore and red. Very often, the problem is a corneal ulcer. Owners often wonder how these ulcers in a dog’s eye happen, how they are diagnosed and treated, and what eye ulcer healing stages are.

Dog sleeping with glasses on (caption: How much does dog cataract surgery cost?)

How Much Does Dog Cataract Surgery Cost?

Has your dog been diagnosed with cataracts? If so, are you worried about the cumbersome cost of canine cataract surgery? It can be expensive. And if left untreated, this progressive condition can lead to total blindness, so it’s a necessity for your pup’s quality of life. But how much does dog cataract surgery cost? And how can you reduce your financial burden for unexpected illnesses like this? Here, we’ll give you the info you need to know about dog cataract surgery, the associated costs, and how you may proactively reduce your financial risk for pet vet procedures.

Vet's glove opening dog's infected eye (Caption: Uveitis In Dogs)

Uveitis In Dogs: Cause, Symptoms, Treatment & More

Uveitis is an inflammatory condition of the eye that can happen suddenly in dogs for a variety of reasons. Severe cases of uveitis can affect your dog’s vision and even lead to loss of sight. This article will explore what uveitis is, what might cause it, when to seek veterinary attention, and what treatment options are available.

Loss Of Vision In Dogs: Symptoms, Types Of Eye Issues, & Treatment Options

Dogs, just like people, can suffer from eye problems and progressive loss of vision, especially in their older age. Thankfully, dogs are not as reliant as us on their vision. Their heightened smell and hearing mean they usually manage gradual changes to vision well. In this article, we discuss might cause a pup to lose their sight, what your veterinarian may suggest doing, and how to cope with a blind dog at home. 

Close up of dog's colored eyes (Caption: Can Dogs See Color?)

Can Dogs See Color? Are Dogs Color Blind?

You may have heard that dogs only see the world in black and white and shades of gray. This was the accepted belief for years. But that thinking is in the past. Research has shed some fascinating light on how dogs see color and how their color vision differs from humans.

A Chihuahua mixed breed white dog sitting in the grass and looking up with tear stains on eyes (Caption: Dog Tear Stains)

Dog Tear Stains: Causes, How To Remove Them & Preventative Measures

If your furry friend often has unsightly reddish-brown staining under her eyes, you’re likely wondering what you can do to get rid of these stains (technically called tear stains). Fortunately, you have several at-home solutions, but removing tear stains in dogs and preventing them from coming back can take some work to find the best regimen and products for your pup. We’ll help you understand why dogs get tear stains in the first place, possible health concerns, and ways to clean, minimize, and even prevent your dog’s tear stains.

Labrador wearing dog goggles (Caption: Best Dog Goggles)

Best Dog Goggles: Do Dogs Need Glasses? Best For All Sized Dogs

Believe it or not, sunglasses and goggles are popular accessories for dogs. But does your dog need glasses? Are they just a waste of money? Glasses for dogs do more than merely bring out the hipster in your dog. They can help their eye health and vision. Learn more about this functional fashion statement and prescription glasses for dogs.

A veterinary ophthalmologist makes a medical procedure, examines a dog's eyes with the help of an ophthalmologic veterinary tonometer at a veterinary clinic (Caption: Glaucoma In Dogs)

Glaucoma In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More

Dogs can develop glaucoma just like people. And this serious eye condition can cause your pup pain, vision loss, and even blindness. Learn more about glaucoma in dogs, including symptoms to look out for, when to see your vet, treatment options, and more.

Small brown dog looking sad with cherry eye in both eyes (Caption: Cherry Eye in Dogs)

Cherry Eye In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment Options & Causes

It may come as a surprise to us humans, but dogs have three eyelids. This third eyelid is called the nictitating membrane, or nictitans. It emerges from the inside corner of the lower eyelid to cover the eye diagonally, serving as an additional lubricating barrier to protect the fragile surface of the eye (cornea). Let’s learn more about cherry eye, possible treatment options, and what causes the condition to begin with.

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