Eyes are incredible, yet fragile. Eye problems in dogs and cats should be looked at by a veterinarian, as they can worsen in a short amount of time.
Binnie came to see us because she acted as if she had a headache. Her family's quick action saved her vision—we diagnosed her with glaucoma and immediately started treatment.
Glaucoma can develop in any breed of dog or cat. A number of breeds of cats and dogs are especially likely to develop this disease and, together with those having a history of certain medical conditions, are candidates for regular glaucoma screening. It could save your pet's vision!
This is our second article featuring a pet with a disability, and like Lacie (the dog featured in the first story), Yogert needed to have both her eyes removed due to a painful condition called Glaucoma. Remember, a life-altering diagnosis doesn't mean your pet can't live a happy and fulfilling life!