VIDEO: Cataracts Surgery Heals Blindness in Dogs Which Can Be Frightening, Dangerous
By FOX 13 // February 18, 2018
ANIMAL CARE SPOTLIGHT
ABOVE VIDEO: When Susan Ferrell’s 10-year-old dog, Lucky, started to develop cataracts, everything changed.
(FOX 13) – When Susan Ferrell’s 10-year-old dog, Lucky started to develop cataracts, everything changed.
“He walked very slowly, looking down, and we kind of guided him with our leg trying to get him to go one way or the other,” Susan said.
At first, only one eye was affected, but eventually, both eyes clouded over and Lucky was blind. Blood work revealed Lucky was diabetic which explained his loss of sight.
Dr. Tammy Michau, a Veterinary Opthomologist with Blue Pearl Medicine for Pets says when dogs begin to lose their sight, it can be frightening and dangerous.
“They’ll run into doors, they’ll trip and fall down stairs. They’ll wander into the street,” Dr. Michau explained.
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