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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.

Cosmas Versteeg
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ON, Canada
American Eskimo Miniture
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Eye Colour:
dark brown

Macy is truly a great dog.She loves to play with our grandchildren and loves to sit in the baywindow of the house and watch everybody drive by.She likes to sleep on the bed and always stay's on our side.She can dance on her rear legs like a circus dog and is very playfull.She lets you know when somebody is at the door and has a special beef with the squirrels and chipmonks on the property and likes to chase them up the tree.Loves to play with other dogs and sniff and chase them.She likes me to give her a bath and brush her hair.She takes good pictures when I set her up on our many photo shoots.This is for you Macy,your a tru companion,love you.

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