• My Maltese/ shitzu mix is 3years old. He doesn’t eat much not even on his bone. He barks at me like he doesn’t recognize it’s me anymore. I have gotten his eyes checked several times they say it’s genetics that he doesn’t see good and it’s going out. He is starting to become aggressive towards my other dogs and me. I don’t know what else to do to help him?

    Hi Dominikque,
    I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian. The barking and aggression are concerning and could potentially be from losing vision but there can be other causes as well. The not wanting to eat is not usually seen with vision loss and makes me more concerned that there is another underlying cause. Your vet can talk to you more about potential causes for his symptoms after they have examined him. If needed they should be able to refer you to a veterinary ophthalmologist in your local are if that is needed.


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