Why are my dogs eyes red and droopy?

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

Hereditary or developmental ectropion is most common in young dogs whereas acquired ectropion can develop as a result of nerve damage or injury and can occur with corneal injury, infection or other severe inflamatory conditions.

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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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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.

St. Bernards, Great Danes, Bloodhounds, Bullmastiffs, Newfoundlands, among others, are predisposed to ectropion1.

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Middle or inner ear disease (otitis media or otitis interna) can also cause Horner's syndrome.

Other causes for an elevated or protruding third eyelid gland include: tetanus, facial nerve paralysis, facial muscle atrophy, and dehydration.

The onset of Horner's syndrome can be sudden and without warning.

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Droopy Dog is a white Basset hound that often has a miserable look on his face, and was originally introduced in the Tex Avery shorts of the 1940s.

He appeared alongside his son in the Droopy and Dripple segments of Tom & Jerry Kids and was the main character in Droopy: Master Detective.

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

Hereditary or developmental ectropion is most common in young dogs whereas acquired ectropion can develop as a result of nerve damage or injury and can occur with corneal injury, infection or other severe inflamatory conditions.

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Don Messick Tom & Jerry – Der Film Frank Welker Die lustige Tom und Jerry Show Joe Alaskey Tom and Jerry: The Feature Movie

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Basset hounds are natural scene-stealers.

From Flash on The Dukes of Hazard to Sam on That's So Raven, plenty of the charming dogs have hammed it up on television.

Most notably, the breed inspired Droopy, the slow-talking cartoon character created by Tex Avery.

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