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5 Things to Know about Dog Dry Eye

Dry eye can be a dangerous disease if not detected early and treated properly, that can lead to blindness. Here are 5 things you should know about canine dry eye. Read

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5 Things to Know about Dog Dry Eye By Maureen Ryan

Dry eye can be a dangerous disease if not detected early and treated properly, that can lead to blindness. Here are 5 things you should know about canine dry eye.

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5 Things You Should Know about Ear Mites By Robyn Johnson

Ear mites are highly contagious, and, if left untreated, they can have some serious side effects. Learn what you need to know about this pest here.

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A Comprehensive Approach to Diagnosing and Treating Conjunctivitis in Dogs By Roy Higgs

Unlock effective solutions for dog conjunctivitis. Explore a comprehensive guide to diagnosis and treatment strategies, ensuring your canine companion's eye health and happiness.

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Antibiotics for Dog Ear Infections: The Complete Guide By Team PetCareRx

Ear infections for dogs are common. Choosing the right antibiotic is crucial to ease your furry friends pain. It is important to maintain the cleanliness of your pet's ears to keep them happy and healthy!

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Blepharitis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

Dogs tend to experience blepharitis, a disorder that affects the eyelids and may be uncomfortable and irritating. Learn more about this condition in this article.

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Cat and Dog Conjunctivitis Treatments at a Glance By Sam Bourne

Conjunctivitis, better known as pink eye, can be a real pain -- especially when it is affecting your dog or cat. Learn what to expect from dog conjunctivitis treatments and cat conjunctivitis treatments by comparing and contrasting these two popular medicines.

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Cat and Dog Glaucoma By Gina Carey

Glaucoma is an eye disease that can cause blindness in dogs and cats. Learn its symptoms and how to treat it here.

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Cherry Eyes In Dogs By Roy Higgs

A nictitans gland is a small, triangular-shaped gland that lies in the corner of your dog's eye. When it bulges out enough to look like a cherry, it's officially known as "cherry eye."

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Cholesteatoma (Ear Cysts) in Dogs: A Closer Look By Roy Higgs

Cholesteatoma is a rare condition in dogs that involves the development of a benign tumor in the middle ear. We will examine what you need to know about Cholesteatoma in this article.

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Chorioretinitis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

Dogs' eyes can develop chorioretinitis, a disorder that, if ignored, can cause vision loss. However, there are ways to treat and even prevent the condition. We discuss this eye condition in canines further in this article.

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Cutaneous Vasculitis in Dogs: A Detailed Guide By Roy Higgs

Dogs frequently suffer from a skin condition called cutaneous vasculitis, which affects the blood vessels in the skin and results in inflammation and damage. Learn about this condition more here.

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Difficulties Of Caring For A Pet With Primary Glaucoma By Roy Higgs

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that results in increased pressure within the eye. Glaucoma is more common in dogs than cats, but both species can be affected by it.

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Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats By Robyn Johnson

Ear infections are very common in both dogs and cats, and can be caused by numerous different things. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of ear infections.

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Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs By Robyn Johnson

Ear mites are a common (and itchy) condition in cats and dogs. They can cause some serious damage if not treated quickly and properly. Learn more about your pet's risk for ear mites.

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Ear Mites In Dog's By Team PetCareRx

The tiny parasites living in your dog's ear canals can cause intense ear irritation that can result in head shaking or scratching, rubbing of the ears, and secondary ear infections.

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EasOtic for Dogs: An In-Depth Look at Its Applications and Effectiveness By Roy Higgs

Explore the applications and effectiveness of EasOtic for dogs. Uncover insights into this veterinary solution for ear issues in canines. Learn how EasOtic addresses various ear conditions, ensuring your dog's well-being.

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Ectropion in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

Ectropion is a widespread eye disorder that affects dogs with slack or sagging skin around the eyes. Learn more about this eye disease in this article.

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Epiphora in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

The excessive tearing or watering of a dog's eyes is known as canine epiphora. We discuss this eye condition further here.

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Glaucoma Treatment for Dogs and Cats By Gina Carey

There isn't a cure for glaucoma in pets, but there are some treatment options available to help relieve pain and postpone blindness. Learn more here.

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High Blood Pressure in Dogs & What it Means for Your Pet By Sam Bourne

High blood pressure in dogs is a dangerous and potentially lethal condition that is difficult to diagnose, but something that needs to be tested for nonetheless. Knowing your dog's blood pressure is important, and while it might not be a routine part of a veterinary checkup, it's worth mentioning to your vet. Here's why.

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How to Clean Cocker Spaniel Eyes By Team PetCareRx

Cocker Spaniels require regular eye maintenance in order to prevent stains. Learn how to maintain your Cocker Spaniel's eyes here.

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How To Train A Deaf Dog By Meredith Alling

Training a dog can be quite the task it itself, let alone trying to train one that can't hear. Deaf dogs can be trained just as well as dogs who aren't deaf, but with some differences. Here are some tips on how to get started.

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How to Treat Eye Infections in Dogs and Cats By Kat Sherbo

Eye infections in pets may need to be treated with eye drops, medications, or surgery, depending on the cause of the infection. See what the options are for treating eye infections in pets.

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How To Treat Lens Luxation In Dogs And Cats By Meredith Alling

Lens Luxation is when the lens becomes detached from its normal location. This can cause major problems for your pet and even lead to blindness. Learn how to treat this eye disorder here.

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Otitis Interna in Dogs: Recognizing Triggers, Symptoms, and Medicated Ear Drops for Dogs By Roy Higgs

Dive into the world of Otitis Interna in dogs โ€“ understand triggers, recognize symptoms, and explore effective solutions. Uncover expert insights for optimal canine ear health and well-being.

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Pannus In Dogs And Cats: What It Is, And What To Do By Meredith Alling

Pannus is an inherited eye condition in which the cornea can become so inflamed that it causes vision problems or even blindness. There is no cure for this progressive condition. However, if diagnosed and treated early, the process can be slowed immensely.

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Positive Retinal Atrophy in Dogs By Roy Higgs

While a healthy dog can live a long life, various disorders can cause it to be shorter. Progressive retinal atrophy is the most typical eye condition in canines (PRA). The retina is harmed by the genetic condition known as PRA.

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Progressive Retinal Atrophy in Dogs and Cats By Sora Wondra

Progressive retinal atrophy is an eye condition found in dogs and cats that eventually leads to complete vision loss. Although this may be difficult for your pet to adjust to, your pet can continue to have a long happy life.

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Retinal Detachment in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

A dog's retina can detach from the blood vessels and underlying tissues that support it, which can cause vision loss and, in extreme circumstances, blindness. In this article, we look at how to overcome this condition in our dogs.

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Top 5 Facts About Cat and Dog Ear Infections By Robyn Johnson

Did you know that ear infections are the most common reason for vet visits? Learn to recognize, help prevent, and treat ear infections with these five tips.

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Treating Your Cat's or Dog's Ear Infection By Robyn Johnson

If your pet has been diagnosed with an ear infection, you'll need to start treatment. Learn which kinds of treatment are appropriate for your pet's ear infection here.

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Treating Your Dog's Cataracts By Gina Carey

The only known treatment for cataracts is surgery, and the earlier you catch the problem, the better. Learn more here.

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Treating Your Dog's Dry Eye By Maureen Ryan

How you treat chronic dry eye depends on the severity of the disease. Learn more, so you can get your best friend on the road to feeling better.

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Treatment Options for Deaf Dogs By Maureen Ryan

Certain types of hearing loss in dogs are curable. In instances where itโ€™s not, you can take steps to support your pet and keep your deaf dog safe and healthy.

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Ulcerative Keratitis in Dogs: A Detailed Guide By Roy Higgs

Dogs with ulcerative keratitis experience inflammation and corneal damage in their eyes. Learn more about this eye disease in this article.

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Uveitis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

In dogs, uveitis is a frequent eye condition that, if untreated, can cause extremely impaired vision.

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Vestibular Disorder in Dogs By Meredith Hudson

Dogs, like all mammals, maintain balance with a part of the brain called the vestibular system. Disturbances or injuries to this system can cause nausea and imbalance.

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What Are Symptoms of Eye Infections in Pets? By Kat Sherbo

Knowing what to watch for is the first step in helping your pet get over an eye infection. Read about the symptoms of eye infections, and what they mean.

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What Causes Canine Ocular Onchocerciasis? By Roy Higgs

Canine ocular onchocerciasis, also known as canine onchocerciasis, is a parasitic infection of the eye caused by the Onchocerca volvulus roundworm.

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What Is Cherry Eye In Bulldogs? By Meredith Alling

Dogs have a third gland (eyelid) located in the lower corner of the lower eyelid, that can sometimes pop, become irritated and red. Hence the name cherry eye. Cherry eye doesnโ€™t seem to bother most dogs at first, however, it is vital that it is treated as soon as possible. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options available for cherry eye here.

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What To Do About Your Cat Or Dogโ€™s Runny Eyes By Meredith Alling

Does your cat or dog have gooey gunk coming from their eyes and tear-stained fur? If this happens every once in a while, itโ€™s probably nothing too serious. However if your petโ€™s tears are continuous or yellowish in color, itโ€™s time to visit the vet. Here weโ€™ll look at what to do about dog and cat runny eyes.

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What to Do About Your Petโ€™s Eye Infection By Kat Sherbo

Dogs and cats can develop eye infections for several different reasons. Read on to learn more about the causes and symptoms of eye infections.

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What To Expect During Canine Cataract Surgery By Ellen Thompson

If your dog is getting ready to have cataract surgery, it is important to know what to expect going into surgery as well as what to expect once your pup comes out of surgery. Here are some helpful tips on what to expect and the type of care your dog will require during the long recovery process.

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When Dogs Get Cataracts By Gina Carey

Cataracts are a dangerous eye disease that can lead to vision loss or impairment if left untreated. Learn more about how this condition can affect your dog.

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