Does my dog have dry eye?
Common Conditions
Does my dog have dry eye?
Do you find yourself looking over to gaze into the windows of your dog’s soul, only to find your view interrupted by a claggy film of eye bogies? Do you find the view into your pooch’s eyes is less crystal-clear glass bu…
January 12, 2021 • 23 shares
What's an ulcer? And does my pet have one?
Common Conditions
What's an ulcer? And does my pet have one?
Why do animals get ulcers? A Very General Veterinary Guide 'Ulcer' is an ugly sort of word in my opinion. This is appropriate, because ulcers are painful and unpleasant. But what - exactly - is an ulcer, where are they f…
July 30, 2020 • 43 shares
Ask a Vet Online - 'I have a border collie he has progressive retinal atrophy and now he has a cateract, is there anything that can be done for him?'
Question from Anne Wood I have a border collie 5 years old. Hes a very frightened dog but he is completly blind in 1 eye and partly blind in the other the vet told me it was progressive retinal atrophy and now he has a c…
March 8, 2013 • 2 comments
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 • 95 shares • 38 comments
An unusual tumour below the eye
Vets are very used to dogs, cats and small furries developing growths on various parts of their anatomy. We very often take a small sample of the growth by means of a needle (known as a fine needle aspirate or FNA) befor…
February 24, 2010
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 • 11 shares • 33 comments
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