Dogs and Cataracts

December 11th, 2008 by Dan

Did you know that canines can suffer from cataracts? While age is sometimes the cause of this eye condition, in most cases it is an inherited genetic issue that can occur at any age. There are certain breeds that are more prone to cataracts than others including the ever-popular Labrador Retriever and the Bichon Frise.

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I’ve written an article detailing this health issue which includes an explanation of cataracts, diagnosis and treatment options. It also lists 15 breeds that are genetically prone to this condition. Check out Canines and Cataracts.





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