8 Ways to Help a Blind Pet
By JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Dogs and cats can become blind, either suddenly or gradually, for many reasons. For example, diabetes can lead to cataracts, which cause a clouding of the lens and eventual blindness. Diseases of the retina (located in the back of the eye) can cause either sudden or gradual blindness. Other causes of blindness include eye trauma, glaucoma and genetics.
Your pet’s blindness might not be noticeable right away. Look for signs of blindness, such as bumping into things and becoming startled more easily. A cat with vision loss… Read More