Traditional medicine is well established however holistic alternatives are natural and very effective for many ailments in pets.
Dogs born blind from birth are now able to regain full vision, regardless of age. According to a recent publication in the Journal of Molecular Therapy, researchers at Michigan State University combined two therapies which reversed an inherited form of total color blindness in dogs, called Achromatopsia.
Dogs born blind from birth are now able to regain full vision, regardless of age. According to a recent publication in the Journal of Molecular Therapy, researchers at Michigan State University combined two therapies which reversed an inherited form of total color blindness in dogs, called Canine Achromatopsia. Although the study focused on dogs this novel therapy…
Canine Progressive Retinal Atrophy is an inherited non painful disease which causes degeneration of the retina and irreversible blindness. Most breeds, i.e. Beagles, Border Collies, and Borzoi are affected at 6 to 8 years of age.
Dog Dry Eye. Tears supply the cornea with oxygen and nutrients; therefore they are essential to keep the cornea healthy. If the cornea is deprived of oxygen and food because of a lack of tear film
Dog Cherry Eye is defined as a prolapse of the gland of the third eyelid. The medical term is “glandular hypertrophy.” Dry Eye describes changes that occur in the eye resulting from a lack of tears.
Dog Eye or Canine Cataracts are the second leading eye disease in dogs. A normal lens, which sits behind the pupil, is transparent and focuses incoming light on to the retina.
Dog Eye Ulcers. A dog eye ulcer is usually called a corneal ulcer. A corneal ulcer is an abrasion to the top layer of tissue lining the cornea which is the clear part of the eye. Canine Corneal Ulcers are the third most common eye problem in dogs.
Dog Runny Eyes. Yours dog’s eyes should normally be clear, bright, and free of discharge. Red eyes in a dog can signal problems requiring treatment from eye drops to emergency surgery.
Blindness cured with a shot is now a reality for pet owners whose dogs have suddenly gone blind due to a disease called SARDS.
Imagine being blind and receiving a single injection that restores your vision! This sounds too good to be true but is a new reality that holds tremendous hope for people and pets in the future.
I just wanted to let you know that my 10 year old maltese, Flower is enjoying her Paaws vitamins each day. She loves them and we can already see improvement in her attitude, energy and arthritis.
Recently I have received a lot of questions from pet owners about a condition in dogs called Cherry Eye. Here’s a note I wanted to share: Having read your advice re: Cherry Eye
Cherry eye is by definition a prolapse of the gland of the 3rd eyelid, which is also referred to as the Nictitans or Lacrimal (tear) gland. Some refer to this gland as the “Haws.”
Dr. Carol, Spanky had her surgery @ K-State Ophalmology Thursday & is doing great. I wanted to send some pics for 2 days after surgery. Dr. Allbaugh did the surgery & did mostly laser with some done with a scalpel.