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Canine Uveitis

The part of the eye responsible for supplying blood is the uvea. Uveitis in dogs is a condition that occurs when either the front or back of the uvea becomes inflamed. This will cause a buildup of proteins and the eye will start becoming cloudy. Canine uveitis has many different causes. Trauma directly to the eye is one of the

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Canine Cataracts

Every single eye is fitted with a lens, which functions very similar to a camera’s lens. A clear lens is vital to focus images. Canine cataracts occur whenever these lenses become cloudy. The cloudy area can vary in size considerably. They can occur in one or both eyes concurrently. Although a cataract starts out small, it will grow in time.

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Canine Diabetes Mellitus

Your dog’s body needs insulin in order to produce energy from sugar. The pancreas is responsible for producing insulin. Canine diabetes mellitus occurs when the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin. Sometimes the pancreas will produce enough insulin, but the body won’t respond to it. This condition will lead to a range of health problems if left untreated. One of the

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