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My dog

My dog is 7 going on 8, and he already has the cloudiness on one of his pupils. I've seen this alot in older dogs. Does he seem kind of young for cataracts? Or could this be something else?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:30 PM on Apr. 2, 2010 in Pets

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  • Depends on the breed and size. The life span of Irish Wolfhounds is only 7-9 years because they are sooo large.

    Answer by kuriequinn at 1:32 PM on Apr. 2, 2010

  • He is a border Terrier/mix about 20 lbs.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:38 PM on Apr. 2, 2010

  • I'd bring him into the vet to check it out. Smaller dogs tend to live longer. Sorry I can't be much help.

    Answer by kuriequinn at 5:56 PM on Apr. 2, 2010

  • This is very common and while it could be cateracts it the cloudiness is actually a very normal thing that happens when they get older, they can still see perfectly fine. However, the only way to know for sure is to have the vet take a look.

    Answer by KyliesMom5 at 4:13 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

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