According to Dr Lopez of Villa Blanca any of the following symptoms in one or both eyes, even if the symptoms are temporary, can indicate glaucoma:
– glassiness to eye
– redness in white part of the eye
– cloudiness of the eye
– excessive tearing ( weeping)
– sensitivity to light
– green or yellow eye discharge
– bluish cast to the eye
– dilated pupil
– desire to excessive sleeping
– irritability
– behaviour that indicates pain ( hiding under the bed, acting frightened, avoiding being petted on the head)
– behaviour indicating vision impairment ( bumping into things)
– enlarged and bulging eyeball ( late stage)
Don’t ignore mere behaviour la signs, take any and all symptoms seriously and seek veterinary medical attention.

Breeds At-Risk

Research suggests the possibility of inherited glaucoma in the following breeds:
Alaskan Malamute
Akita
Basset Hound
Beagle
Bouvier de Flandres
Brittany
Chow Chow
Great Dane
Miniature and Toy Poodles
Norwegian Elkhound
Petit Basset griffon Vendeen
Retriever ( Golden and flat coated)
Samoyed
Shar-Pei
Siberian Husky
Spaniels ( Cocker, English Cocker, Welsh Springer)
Terriers ( Sealhym, Smooth Fox, Standard Manchester)
Welsh Corgi

Translate »