- www.acvo.org/new/public/locate.shtml Published by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologist,the site helps you to locate and opthamologist in any state.
- www.veterinaryvision.com Detailed information on vision in companion animals as well as on eye diseases and their treatments. Published by a veterinary ophthalmology practice in San Mateo, CA.
- www.eyevet.ca/index.html Site belonging to a veterinary ophthalmology consulting service in Ontario, Canada. Lots of useful information on specific conditions.
Breeding and Genetic Eye Disease
- http://web.vmdb.orgInformation on the history and mission of the Canine Eye Registration Foundation, guide to registering your dog, and descriptions of specific heritable eye diseases.
- http://www.offa.org/chicdnabank.html The Institute for Genetic Disease Control maintains an open registry of eye diseases in all dog breeds. Now affiliated with the OFA.
- www.optigen.com Optigen offers genetic testing for certain inherited eye diseases in particular breeds of dogs.
Resources for Owners of Blind Dogs
- www.blinddogs.com A complete support group for owners of blind dogs – offers tips on cre, stories of other owner’s experiences with their pets, content for further help, and moral support.
- http://www.pepedog.com/ Pepe’s owners explain how they invented a protective safety hoop includes pictures and ordering information.
- angelvest.homestead.com Another site that offers a protective safety hoop.
- www.doggles.com Protective eyewear for dogs.
- www.messybeast.com/disabled.htm Information on improving the lives of cats with a variety of disabilities,including blindness
- http://www.catprofessional.com/publication Ordering information for the informative new book. Caring for a Blind Cat, by Natasha Mitchell, an Irish veterinary ophthalmologist. UK distributor.
- www.valianttrust.org Website dedicated to a blind horse successful in competitive dressage..
- www.petplace.com Searchable database of thousands of articles relating to veterinary medicine and pet care
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