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Blind Dog Sees Family For The First Time After Surgery And He Can’t Contain His Joy


Duffy, an Irish terrier started losing his eyesight when he was 8 years old, it happened suddenly and in 3-5 months he was totally blind.

“Within about 3-5 months he went from a completely normal 8 year old dog to a dog who was completely blind,” Duffy’s caretaker, Benjamin Man said.

“It broke my heart seeing this dog I grew up with, who I see as a really good friend…running into things, not having the ability to acknowledge me…just struggling,” he added.

Duffy, now 9 years old, suffers from canine diabetes. The disease in canines is far like human diabetes. Duffy’s body cannot properly produce insulin, making it difficult for the body to process sugar. there's no cure for the disease.

His owners first suspected Duffy may need diabetes when he began peeing within the house this one among the signs of the disease.

Quickly doctors confirmed— Duffy’s blood glucose was through the roof. Which quickly cause Duffy going blind.

His family wasn’t abandoning on him that easily, they started the regimin of medicines and monitored Duffy’s blood glucose levels. On one visit for his check up the vets finally gave the okay to try a procedure that would give Duffy his sight back. He would finally be ready to see his humans!

“Thankfully we got his numbers steady and [doctors] said we could attempt surgery,” says May.

The procedure was successful. His family made sure the camera was rolling as Duffy’s vet peels back the bandages allowing Duffy the prospect to ascertain again.

You can see Duffy’s joy his tail doesn’t stop wagging. His owners are pretty happy too! May said he’s proud to ascertain how far Duffy has come.

“Obviously he’s still diabetic so he still must receive an insulin injection twice each day but the surgery to repair his eyes was a complete success and he hasn’t developed any problems or complications together with his eyesight,”

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