What Does It Mean When A Dog Has Blue Eyes?
- Pieter Maas
Page 4 – A blue eye in dogs is not a common occurrence, but it can happen. In most cases, the blue eye is a result of corneal edema, or when there is excess water in the cornea secondary to a disease process. The blue eye may be accompanied by other symptoms, such as discharge from the eyes or excessive tearing.
What does a blue eye in a dog mean?
Causes of Heterochromia in Dogs – Heterochromia is the scientific term for eyes that are two different colors. It not only occurs in dogs but also affects cats, horses and occasionally even people. Heterochromia is caused by a lack of the pigment melanin in all or part of one eye. In dogs with heterochromia, the lack of melanin causes one of their eyes to appear blue or bluish-white.
What is a good name for a dog with blue eyes?
What is a good name for a blue dog? – Some of the best and most unique names for male blue-eyed dogs are Calvin, Denim, Diesel, Levi, Wrangler, Navy, Admiral, Polar, Ridley, and Frosty. Some of the best and most unique female names for blue-eyed dogs are Atasi, Agave, Bluebell, Azure, Indigo, Mavi, Sandy, Icky, Doli, and Blau.
What your dog’s eyes tell you?
They say the eyes are the window to the soul. We can learn a great deal about how a dog is feeling by looking at the eyes. Soft relaxed eyes and a relaxed body indicate a calm, happy dog. Hard eyes, hard stare are a threat. You can see worry in a dog’s eyes. The dog above is relaxed and happy. But, look at the eyes on this dog. His face is tense and his mouth is closed. The hard stare on this dog is threatening and lets you know not to come any closer. He may not yet be growling, but it is likely to start if he is approached. Whale eye (or half moon eye) is when you can see the whites of a dog’s eye – this indicates worry and stress.This is a very worried dog. Not only is he whale eyed, his eyes are bugging out. Noticed the worried frown as well. You can see the whale eye on these dogs. Some are actually already threatening, others worried and stressed. Such a cute puppy. but, see the whale eye. He is telling us to move away from his toy. He is guarding his toy because he is afraid that someone will take it away and is is very valuable to him. Don’t approach dogs who look like this when hunkered down with a toy or food. This dog is not enjoying the baby’s attention. Notice the whale eye and frown. No relaxed happy expression here. He may tolerate this for a while, but he is not happy. I would move that baby away as soon as possible!
What kind of dog has one blue eye?
A single blue eye is most common in huskies, Australian shepherds, Great Danes, Catahoula leopard dogs, and Dalmatians.
Why does my dog have one blue eye and one brown eye?
Heterochromia is the condition in which you see dogs with different colored eyes. This condition can be found among not only canines, but humans, cats, and horses too. It is often hereditary, although it can be the result of trauma or disease to the eye as well. Heterochromia is caused when there is a lack of pigment melanin in all or part of one eye. Most dogs with hereditary heterochromia do not have any related health problems. However, acquired heterochromia can be a symptom of several eye conditions. If you notice your dog’s eye color changing, it is important to get them checked by a veterinarian.
What does a blue eye mean?
Naive; innocent; ingenuous.