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Why did my dog die with his eyes open?
Dogs
Why did my dog die with his eyes open?
No one ever forgets the last moments that they spend with their dog. However, the memory of a peaceful death can sometimes be spoiled by the changes that happen after our dogs pass away. Many different things happen in o…
March 3, 2022 • 250 shares
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 • 15 shares
What are the signs of conjunctivitis in dogs and how is it treated?
Common Conditions
What are the signs of conjunctivitis in dogs and how is it treated?
Does your dog have swollen, red, weepy eyes? Have they been squinting or scratching them more than usual? If so, they could be suffering from conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis affects most dogs at some point during their li…
June 6, 2021 • 2 shares
Why are grass seeds dangerous for dogs?
Common Conditions
Why are grass seeds dangerous for dogs?
As you watch your dog run happily through the long grass in a sunny meadow the last thing on your mind is a trip to the vets. But grass seeds (sometimes known as awns) are often a problem for dogs.
June 3, 2021 • 115 shares
Cats with sore eyes – when is surgery needed?
Cats
Cats with sore eyes – when is surgery needed?
Sore eyes are a common feline problem. However, it can sometimes be very hard to decide just how serious the issue is, and whether it can be managed with medication (e.g. eyedrops), or whether surgery is needed.
March 29, 2021
Is my dog afraid of the dark or struggling to see?
Dogs
Is my dog afraid of the dark or struggling to see?
Dogs have quite poor vision, up to eight times worse than humans at seeing detail. Scientists think this is because dogs struggle to tell red and green apart, much like colour blind humans. Dogs only have two types of ce…
December 31, 2018 • 41 shares • 2 comments
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