Diagnosing and Treating a Cat’s Squinty Eye

A beautiful flame-point cat was brought to the San Jose Animal Care Center looking sick. The cat’s right eye was swollen shut with a large amount of thick, yellow discharge coming from it. The cat appeared to have an upper respiratory infection (URI) plus a secondary bacterial infection. The shelter’s veterinary team started him on Read More …

Dog’s Abnormal Eyelid Surgically Repaired by Shelter Vet Team

When a dog has discharge from its eyes, it’s always a good idea to have a veterinarian examine the dog’s eyes as there are many causes for eye discharge, one which is entropion. Entropion is a condition in which the eyelids curl inward & toward the eye, causing the hair on the skin to rub Read More …

Dog with Curled Eyelids – Entropion Surgery on a Sharpei

Sharpeis, like Toby, are a breed well loved and recognized for their wrinkly skin, but with that skin comes a common problem: entropion. Entropion is a condition in which the eyelids of the eyes curl in toward the eye, rubbing against the surface of the eye. As you can imagine, this condition can be very irritating. Read More …