Top 5 Most Common Dog Eye Problems

top 5 most common dog eye problems

Top 5 Most Common Dog Eye Problems


Dogs are expressive in nature and usually it is relatively easy to figure out what they want and how they feel, but its not entirely their responsibility to express the situation and being a responsible pet parent you need to keep an eye on the dog’s behavior and physical condition. Speaking of an eye, today’s topic addresses the Top 5 Most Common Dog Eye Problems, How to Identify them and Treat them. Let’s get straight to the talking point.


Top 5 Most Common Dog Eye Problems


After doing a lot of research and consulting my a half dozen of vets, I have come across the following 5 names of the dog eye problems.

  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Inflammation
  • In-Growing Eyelids
  • injuries

Top 5 Most Common Dog Eye Problems & Their Symptoms


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Most of the symptoms of common dog eye problems are visible from naked eye, provided you yourself don’t have any eye problem. And you need to have a keen observation to find out the problem. Following are the symptoms of common dog eye problems.

  • Bulging Eyes
  • Excessive Tearing
  • Redness of Eyes
  • Frequent Rubbing
  • Cloudiness in the eyes
  • Avoiding bright lights

Just like many other dog care problems, the treatment of eye problem starts with preventive care, and in my opinion there is no better way to start.


Top 5 Most Common Dog Eye Problems & What To Do


Now that you know the top 5 most common dog eye problems, its time to know what to do if you think your dog has one of the above mentioned eye problems. If you are not sure how severe the problem is, the best thing to do is to visit a vet and let him take a look at the issue and guide you properly. Some of the eye problems are gender and age related while there is a possibility your dog got into a fight and injured the eye. So, the very first thing to do is to identify the cause of the problem. If you are unable to do so, visit your vet and provide all the details you know.

As I mentioned earlier that preventive care is the best way to deal such situations, you should have at least an eye care product in your cupboard. Moreover, if your dog is prone to the eye issues you better buy a eye care supplement and add it into a food.

Thats all from the Top 5 Most Common Dog Eye Problems, in the next edition I will be discussing the details of treatment of all the five common eye issues. Till then, take care of your pet and obviously yours too.

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Hi, I am Jeni Peterson and I’m a graduate of Florida Medical College with a degree in Rehab Work. Our sole motive is to provide “Quality Information” to the online community seeking answers to their everyday issues related to pets.

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