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  1. 1 year old dog is suddenly blind

    Dog Health
    Happy to be here and excited to be part of the community. My husband and I adopted an 11 month “hound mix” approx 1 month ago. We’re told he has some lab, pit and German Shepherd in him. He has a spotty adoption history — found as a stray at one month, adopted out, then found on the street a...
  2. Dogs with Disabilities

    Dog Health
    Hello, Do any of your dogs have a disability that prevents them from leading a normal, active life? How easy has it been to find medical aids or equipment to help your dog, and has it been expensive?
  3. My dog blind from stroke - is it permanent?

    Dog Health
    Hi Friends, our 10 year old Sheltie had a stroke yesterday and is now completely blind. We took her to the vet but they pretty much said there is nothing they can do for her but that she can live happily even though she is now blind. I tried to get answers as to whether the blindness is possibly...
  4. my dog suddenly became blind and deaf

    Dog Health
    My dog Tash suddenly went blind and deaf four weeks ago. He's 18 years old, a poodle mutt, in good health. He's had cataracts for many years, but was able to move everywhere, run and play with my other dog, and never bump into things. A month ago I left him inside the car for two hours, when I...
  5. Getting a blind dog to go down steps?

    New Additions
    I have a dog that is 15 years old and he is blind from cataracts (probably caused by the diabetes he has.) In the house i live in, there are a lot of steps unfortunately and lately he has been afraid to go down the steps in the backyard (there are only 3 of them.) He usually will step on one and...
  6. Blind Dog Advice Sought

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! I am new to this forum as I never knew it existed until now, but it seems to be a great place to seek help. As stated in my profile; I am currently working in dog behavior and recently have taken on a project dog at my local shelter. She isn't my first dog I've worked with there and she...
  7. Loosing an eye

    Dog Health
    My dog recently got into a bad BB gun incident that had to do with him getting shot in the eye. The emergency vet told us that he's blind for sure and we might lose his eye. I just really need some advice as to what to do. We could keep the eye but there's the chance that it'll be uncomfortable...
  8. Suddenly Blind in One Eye

    Dog Health
    Okay, so I haven't been able to get on here because of computer issues but I finally fixed my laptop. For those of you who don't know: Moko is a nine (almost ten) year old Shiba Inu rescued about a year ago. Background to the problem: It was awfully sunny outside and while feeding Moko I...
  9. Please Help! Desperate! Blind dog aggressive towards deaf dog!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Maggie (Deaf) (Female) (Spayed at 6mo) is a 13 yr old 11 pound chihauhau mix and has lost her hearing. Riley (blind)(male) (neutuered only 4 mo ago) is a 7 yr old, 15 lb Jack Russell and has been blind from cataracts since he was about 2. These 2 dogs have lived together and shared everything...