Why are my boxers eyes red?

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It's that third eyelid that causes the most problems, most commonly a condition called cherry eye or migrating membrane.

Certain canine health problems can cause this eyelid to migrate, making your doggy look appear to have a red tissue or film covering the affected eye.

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It's that third eyelid that causes the most problems, most commonly a condition called cherry eye or migrating membrane.

Certain canine health problems can cause this eyelid to migrate, making your doggy look appear to have a red tissue or film covering the affected eye.

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All white boxers have pigment in their eyes - even the sky blue eyes are pigmented.

The boxer breed standard stipulates that two-thirds of the body be either fawn or brindle in color.

Because of this limitation, white boxers do not meet the breed standard and are therefore frequently euthanized at birth.

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All white boxers have pigment in their eyes - even the sky blue eyes are pigmented.

The boxer breed standard stipulates that two-thirds of the body be either fawn or brindle in color.

Because of this limitation, white boxers do not meet the breed standard and are therefore frequently euthanized at birth.

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Ectropion is a common condition of dogs where the lower eyelids droop or roll out.

It can affect one or both eyes.

It is often inherited and has a strong tendency to occur in dogs with loose droopy skin.

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It's that third eyelid that causes the most problems, most commonly a condition called cherry eye or migrating membrane.

Certain canine health problems can cause this eyelid to migrate, making your doggy look appear to have a red tissue or film covering the affected eye.

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White Boxers are not caused by genetic birth defects.

Some white boxers have colored markings in their coat (brown spots around an eye or on the back, etc).

All white boxers have pigment in their eyes - even the sky blue eyes are pigmented.

These facts alone rule out albinism as the cause of their whiteness.

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Hydrogen peroxide can safely be used to lighten tear stains under your boxer's eyes, according to WebMD. Consult with your own vet before you use any method, however. Soak a cotton ball, gauze or a soft towel in hydrogen peroxide. Hold your pal's head steady so you don't poke her in the eye.
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