Health issues in Caucasian Shepherds

Entropion is a condition in which a portion of the eyelid is inverted or folded inward. This can cause an eyelash or hair to irritate and scratch the surface of the eye, leading to corneal ulceration or perforation. It can also cause dark-colored scar tissue to build up over the wound (pigmentary keratitis). These factors may cause a decrease or loss of vision. Symptoms

  • Eye redness
  • Inflammation of the inner eye
  • Redness of the eyes
  • Reacting from light sensitivity
  • Excessive tearing
  • Blinking
  • Eyes have mucus
  • Dog rubs eyes with paws
  • Abrasion of the cornea
  • Dulls spots on eyes which could be a corneal ulcer
  • Lethargy
  • Yelps in pain
  • Even the giant breeds are commonly diagnosed with Entropion: