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What happens when a vet removes an eye from a dog?
Dogs
What happens when a vet removes an eye from a dog?
These are dramatic, but not uncommon or even difficult operations. Dogs manage quite well with only one eye and the cosmetic effect is often kinder than people imagine, with the cavity covered over with hairy skin, that…
June 7, 2021 • 12 shares
Cats
Why cats go blind.
One of the most common causes of sudden blindness in an elderly cat is due to high blood pressure (hypertension). The increased pressure pushes the light sensitive layer (retina) away from the back of the eye and this ca…
March 17, 2010 • 142 shares • 39 comments
Cats
Cat Eye Operation
Joe Inglis BVSc MRCVS is the vet for the One Show, This Morning and BBC Breakfast. He runs his own line of natural pet food called Pet's Kitchen I often find myself sympathising with my patients, and feeling for their di…
January 11, 2010 • 12 shares • 35 comments
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