It’s very important to check yours pooch’s eye vision regularly. Eyes are the most delicate part of of the body that undergoes very painful condition if injury occurs in eyes. Pets are playful and active, so often they end up with scraps and other injuries. We have covered here most common reasons behind the eye problems of your pet. You should also be aware of the symptoms as well remedies if such conditions appeared.
Eye Injuries In Pet:
Eye injuries are very common in dogs. Some of the most common reasons behind eye injury are as:
1. An eye injury may occur after a dog fight or an altercation with another animal.
2. An animal bite, cat claw, or kick from a horse can all easily injure a dog’s eye. Many things in nature can cause eye injuries as well.
3. Tree branches, insect bites, and dirt are just a few things that can injure a dog’s eye.
4. Dogs that hang their heads out of the car window are at risk for debris blowing into their eyes, causing irritation and possibly more.
Signs Of Eye Injuries In Dogs:
Some ocular sign means there is simply a problem with the eye, but not necessarily an injury. There are many different eye diseases that can affect dogs. If your dog has an eye injury or other eye problem, there are several different signs you may see. Signs may be present in one or both eyes. The most common signs of eye injuries in dogs include the following:
- Squinting or twitching of eyelid
- Inability to open eye
- Pawing or rubbing at eye
- Excessive tearing
- Rapid blinking
- Yellow or greenish discharge
Treatment of Eye injury in Pet
The treatment depends upon the type and severity of the injury. Injuries care classified as simple and complicated. The treatment options for eye injuries in dogs vary depending on the type of injury. Eye injuries are usually classified as simple injuries if they involve penetration or perforation of the cornea or the sclera (the white of the eye). A complicated injury is more serious and one that involves perforation of the cornea or sclera as well as other structures of the eye such as the retina, iris, lens, or eyelid.
Check for all these symptoms if your pet is suffering from eye related issue. Eye injuries are no laughing matter, as minor as they may seem at the time. Your dog’s eyes are sensitive and it is important that you protect his vision so, at the first sign of injury, you need to take your dog to the vet.