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Cherry eye in dogs – Pet tip 122

Any owner of a dog who has had “cherry eye” will tell you that it is not a pretty sight. Perhaps you have witnessed it yourself and have seen the large red mass bulging out of the inner corner of a dog’s eye, from which the name ‘cherry eye’ originated. While not the most visually appealing condition (for the owners or the afflicted dog), cherry eye is actually a fairly common and benign occurrence in many breeds of dogs.

Though it may appear somewhat like a tumour or even an awfully big bug bite, the ‘cherry’ on your dog’s eye is actually a prolapsed (or popped out) gland. Known by veterinarians as the nictitans gland, this gland is present in the third eyelid of dogs and aids in the production of tears. Unlike humans, many animals possess this third eyelid which closes horizontally across the eye to provide extra protection and moisture.

Owner:
Ruth Weigel
City:
Cascade
Province, Country:
WI, United States
Type/Breed:
Siamese & Mixed Breed Farm Cat
Date of Birth:
1990
Date of Death
2003
Sex:
Male
Height:
Not Provided
Weight:
Not Provided
Coat Colour:
chocolate & pure white with racoon tail
Eye Colour:
Ocean Blue & Pea Green

My Lovely Leo the Lion and Precious Hailey


How I truly loved your frisky ways; as your whiskers rolled to the front and with your psycho pounce you frollicked with Hailey. Hailey would make her pea green eyes turn cole black with every playful turn. How could anyone not love the two of you? Thirteen years flew by in a blink of an eye. You will always be missed. Love you, Mommy

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