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Eye Problems

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Nibbler, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Nibbler

    Nibbler PetForums Newbie

    Jul 2, 2009
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    My Border Collie is just over 9 years old and has over the past couple of days started to walk into a lot of things.

    I have checked her eyes and they are cloudy and react very slowly to light change, also the whites of her eyes are very bloodshot. Is there a possibility that she has gone blind or could it just be an infection?

    It just seems a bit bizzare as it seems to have come on just in the past two or three days and it has been very hot. Could it be connected to the heat?

    Any help or advice would be much appreciated.
  2. Nonnie

    Nonnie PetForums VIP

    Apr 15, 2009
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  3. Dr.Marie

    Dr.Marie PetForums Member

    Jun 21, 2009
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    I agree...We do sometimes see age related changes that can cause vision loss, but what you have described sounds like something more acute and potentially a serious problem. If the whites of the eyes are red then there is definitely some type of medical problem. I would be concerned about infection, uveitis or glaucoma.

    With eye problems it is always best to be safe rather than sorry and get them dealt with immediately!

    Dr. Marie.
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