Why does my dog have red fur around his eyes?

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Porphyrins are also in your dog's saliva, which is why you may see the red staining around your dog's mouth, and also on the paws of dogs that tend to lick their feet.

When the fur around the eyes stays moist, it can also lead to the growth of yeast and bacteria.

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Dogs and cats alike can be affected by conjunctivitis, an inflammation of the tissues surrounding the inner eyelids and white part of the eyes that sometimes accompanies a respiratory infection or eye injury.

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This easy-to-spy problem is common in both cats and dogs and can be caused by an injury, an irritation or even a disease.

Regardless of the cause, your pet's eye may look roughly the same: Some or all of the structures surrounding the eye will be red and/or visibly swollen, a condition commonly known as conjunctivitis.

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This easy-to-spy problem is common in both cats and dogs and can be caused by an injury, an irritation or even a disease.

Regardless of the cause, your pet's eye may look roughly the same: Some or all of the structures surrounding the eye will be red and/or visibly swollen, a condition commonly known as conjunctivitis.

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Possible Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments of Dry Dog Skin.

Symptoms: Bites from parasites can irritate your dog's skin, and some dogs can have an allergic reaction to the parasite's saliva.

With mites, you may see dandruff and scaly skin, and ear mites can cause your dog to shake their head violently.

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Treating Dry Skin on Dogs.

In some cases, Dry Skin might be a symptom of a larger cause, in which case your vet will treat both the dry skin and the condition.

Demadex mange (secondary demodicosis) is often associated with Cushing's disease, which means your vet will need to treat both the mange and Cushing's.

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It occurs most commonly where tears moisten the fur around the dog's eyes or around their mouth where saliva wets their fur as well as where they lick their feet and forelegs.

This discoloration is caused by a chemical called porphyrin.

One of the best-known porphyrins is heme, the pigment in red blood cells.

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Watery eyes, known as "epiphora," is fairly common in dogs, and may be caused by either an excessive production of tears or failure of the tears to drain properly.

When the fur around the eyes stays moist, it can also lead to the growth of yeast and bacteria.

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