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Spanky’s Journey

Spanky - blind dog

Spanky is a four month old Cocker Spaniel born in December of 2017. On March 8th before I got him, he has an ocular trauma injury that the breeder did not see happen but heard the pup yelping. Upon inspection the eye was bulging out. A trip to the vet where it was put back […]

Buddy – My Blind Puppy

I have always been an animal lover, I am the mom to a mini Aussie/Newfie mix, Lily and was ready to add another baby to my family. I went to look at blue heelers when I met my newest additions to my family. When all of the puppies were shown to me, I was immediately […]

Hope a Blind Double Dapples Doxie

Hope was born blind because she is a double dapple and I got her when she was 8 weeks old. The rescue got her from a puppy mill and I got her from the rescue. She barks a lot at sounds and she doesn’t like men and she has been that way from the time […]

Eli Has Glaucoma

Hi there, I’m feeling a crazy amount of anxiety about my poor little Eli. He is 4.5 years old, a rescue from my local humane society. I have had him for about 6 months now. A couple of weeks ago his left eye was suddenly blue & cloudy one morning. It was a Sunday and […]

Moosy Moo has Glaucoma

Hi, my name is Pink. I have two Great Danes, PD and Moose aka Moosy Moo aka Moo aka Moo Moo aka Sweet Moo Boy. My husband and I adopted Moosy Moo in October of 2016. He had traveled from Louisiana via different rescues all the way to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, in Virginia. He […]

Rusty – Enucleation Yesterday

We have a 8.5 year old Brittany Spaniel named Rusty. We adopted him at 14 weeks old. Rusty was diagnosed with diabetes at age 3. We started insulin twice per day and he has done fairly well. Fast forward a few years and the cataracts started first in the right eye then the left. We […]

Bentley Knox – SARDS

My little guy was diagnosed almost a yr ago February 14. It was sards. We were sent to a hospital in San Antonio the test was maybe an hour long. When they told me I wanted to die it hurt so bad and the tears flowed for days, but I realized that was selfish, it […]

Silicone Implant vs No Silicone Implant

My precious Vander was diagnosed with glaucoma and subsequent right eye blindness last weekend. We are having a a lot of difficulty keeping pressure down in the eye. He fights and fights when we attempt to put drops in, so we decided to have the eye removed next week after conferring with our eye specialist. […]

Double Eye Enucleation

Hi all! I was a vet tech for ten years and had seen many enucleations in my time but when it was going to happen to my dog I finally understood it from the owners perspective. My dog Zeke is a 10 year old diabetic American staffordshire with a zest for life. His diabetes has […]