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What is Photophobia In Dogs?

As the name implies, photophobia is an excess reaction to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sunlight and/or from sources of light such as indoor lights.

You can evaluate your dog's light sensitivity by observing him or her while indoors or outdoors.

In dogs with photophobia, their eyes are abnormally sensitive to light, causing squinting and light avoidance. Your dog may also rub its face or paw at the affected eye. Your dog may also show other signs of pain, including tearing and rubbing its face.

These signs can be easily spotted in early cases and these cases require prompt intervention so to diagnose and treat the underlying cause