What does it mean when dogs eyes water?

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Mucus, yellow-green pus, or a watery eye discharge can all be signs of conjunctivitis, an inflammation of the lining of your dog's eye. There's a wide range of causes for conjunctivitis, from allergies, injury, birth defects, and tear duct problems, to foreign matter, dry eye, distemper, or even tumors.
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Anisocoria is a sign of a disease or condition, therefore there can be several different causes, including: Corneal injury such as an ulcer.

Glaucoma, a disease in which there is increased pressure within the eye (the pupil in the affected eye will be dilated).

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Anisocoria is a sign of a disease or condition, therefore there can be several different causes, including: Corneal injury such as an ulcer.

Glaucoma, a disease in which there is increased pressure within the eye (the pupil in the affected eye will be dilated).

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Bloodshot or Red Eyes in Dogs.

As a pet owner, you'll want to keep an eye on your dog's eyes.

If they appear red or Bloodshot, it can be a sign of many different eye problems, ranging in severity from mild allergies to something as serious as glaucoma, which can cause blindness.

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Individual dogs have different colored tapetum, which is why some dogs' eyes take on a green glow, others a yellow glow, and so on.

This means the red is coming from blood vessels at the back of the eyeball, which is also the cause of human red-eye.

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The red discoloration of your dog's eye(s) is due to the infiltration of blood vessels to either a small, irritated part of the eye or a more generalized condition. It is important to continually monitor your pet for development of redness on the whites of his or her eyes and/or within the eyes themselves.
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When dogs are puppies, their mothers lick them to groom them and to get them to urinate and even digest food.

Before a pup even opens its eyes, it knows the calming and familiar experience of being groomed by mom.

So when you ask "why do dogs lick you?" one answer has to do with pack behavior.

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In dogs, proptosis usually results from blunt trauma. However, in certain breeds, proptosis can occur if the facial skin is accidentally pulled too hard. Brachiocephalic breeds, such as Pugs, Pekingese, Shih Tzu, and Lhasa Apso, are predisposed to proptosis due to their shallow orbits.
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