Why does my dog have goop in her eyes?

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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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Mix a hydrogen peroxide and water solution, using one part peroxide for every 10 parts water. Dip a clean towel in the solution, then gently wash the stained fur around your poodle's eyes with the towel. Be careful not to get the solution in her eyes.
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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.

If you notice red or bloodshot eyes in your pet you should take him into see a veterinarian as soon as possible.

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Heterochromia iridis is a rare (and often strikingly gorgeous) condition in which animals, including humans, have two different colored eyes.

It's particularly noticeable in dogs and cats.

The iris of the eye is colored by melanin (The same stuff that gives pigmentation to our skin.)

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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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About 80% of dogs have dry eye caused by an immune problem.

Their immune T cells attack the tear-producing cells and prevent them from producing tears.

Other causes of KCS include: Toxicity caused by sulfa drugs.

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They can be all shades of blue, orange, yellow, turquoise or even violet.

The specific color reflected depends on the amount of zinc or riboflavin in the eye cells.

Red glowing eyes at night are the result of blood vessels reflecting light.

This is common with white dogs who have blue eyes.

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The growth of bacteria in the moist fur under the eyes can lead to an unpleasant smell.

Tearing around the eyes can be a sign of a dog health problem, such as conjunctivitis, so see your veterinarian if your dog has discharge or tearing.

Dental problems. Just like people, dogs get bad breath.

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