Conjunctivitis is an itchy, uncomfortable eye condition that could cause damage to your dog's eye(s) if left untreated. Today, our Renton vets share some of the causes, symptoms and treatments for conjunctivitis, a fairly common condition in dogs.
Eye infections in kittens often develop at around 8 – 14 days old, when their eyes begin to open. Although there are a few reasons why eye infections can occur, our Renton vets often see this condition in outdoor kittens and barn cats. Read on to learn more!
Eye injuries happen to humans and pets alike, but our animal friends aren't able to tell us when something is wrong. Today, our Renton vet team explains symptoms to look for, and why you should seek veterinary care right away if your cat or dog has signs of an eye injury.
The moist outer layer of your cat's eye protects the organ by washing away dirt and debris. If your kitty's eyes have started to water excessively, or they are squinting, it could be an early sign that there is a more serious issue. Here our Renton vets explain a few reasons why cats' eyes water.
If your dog is showing signs of eye infection, irritation, or allergies, you might be tempted to grab your own eye drops to help soothe their symptoms. Today our Renton vet team shares some information about conditions affecting dogs' eyes and why over-the-counter (OTC) eye drops for humans aren't the best solution.
Eye infections in cats can be caused by many things from bacterial or viral infections to injuries or other serious conditions. The cause of your cat's eye infection will determine the treatment recommended. Here our Renton and Kirkland vets share some of the most common treatments for eye infections in cats.