Category Archives: Older pets

Cataracts in dogs

Charli is a patient at Uni Vets Camden and has a classic case of cataracts. Cataracts are a loss in transparency of the lens fibers or its capsule inside the eye that leads to blurred vision and eventually vision loss. A common misconception is that cataracts in dogs is just a normal process of aging.…
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Anaesthesia and older pets

Many owners worry about their older pets having to undergo general anaesthesia. Meet Sophie and her son, Cuddles. Sophie is nearly 16 years old and Cuddles is 13! Both mother and son needed some dental work but obviously their owner was worried about how they would cope with a general anaesthetic. There was a further…
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