Could Your Dog Have Dry Eye Syndrome?
Dry eye syndrome is characterised by not having a sufficient amount of tear film providing lubrication to the cornea at the front of the eye. This can cause both the cornea and conjunctiva to dry out, which leads to irritation and inflammation. Any dog can develop this condition, but it does seem to affect female dogs more than male dogs. It's not always possible to determine why dry eye syndrome develops, but it can occur as a result of any condition that causes chronic inflammation or due to a bacterial infection in the front of the eye. [Read More]