Red, Itchy Eyes Can Be A Common Problem For Dogs

The common name for conjunctivitis is pink eye. It can occur in dogs when the tissue covering the surface of the eye, called the conjunctiva, becomes inflamed. Conjunctivis can be caused by an infection, allergies, or foreign material :max_bytes(150000):strip_icc()/natural-remedy-for-dog-pink-eye-5089183-01-6797fd4c4b6b9b7afba3cb668ebd. Saline eye drops can be used to safely get rid of any irritants from a dog's eye. These drops won't hurt.

Saline solution for dog's red itchy eyes held in hand

They may provide some temporary relief to your dog's inflamed eye. They are not the same as contact lenses. Contact lenses for humans have added ingredients. They should never be used in a dog’s eye as it can be harmful. E-collars should be big enough so your dog can't scratch its face or touch its eye on the floor or furniture. The basic rule of thumb is that an e-collar should reach two inches past the nose of your dog. Cold compress will not treat the underlying eye disease, but it will help your dog feel a little more comfortable.

Blue and plastic e-collar for dog on floor

Soft, cold compresses can also be purchased online and from pharmacies. . . .

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