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    Hey guys I've noticed my dogs eyes are building a lot of mucus around them lately. I know it is pollen season but just wanted to know if maybe anyone else has had this problem before or if it's a food issue maybe? Please help. I will be taking him to the vet but any advise you guys can give will really help.

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    it is clear or green/yellowish? if green/yellowish, he is getting an infection so it is best to have a vet check his eyes and get the right treatment
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    If it's allergies, it could be either food or environmental or both. It's easier to treat the environmental by giving an antihistamine like cetirizine ( Zyrtec ) 0.5 mg/pound daily. I give 10mg once daily to my 35 pound dog since that's what a lot of humans take, but that's lower than recommended dose.

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    It's clear/greenish. Thank you both.

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    I don't think there's any over the counter antibiotic eye drops in USA. In Canada we have Polysporin eye drops. I guess you had better see vet just in case.

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    I use optixcare with hyaluron eye lube. Couple drops a day in whoppers eyes and they stay nice and moist and clear with very minimal discharge.

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    What are you feeding ?
    YOU MIGHT BE A BULLDOG IF...

    ...everyone else in a room with you is pinching their noses
    ...you snore like a chain saw.
    ...it takes too much energy to beg
    ...your snore is louder than your bark
    ...you have never seen your tail...what is a tail anyways?
    ...you're the loudest snorer in the house.

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    is it grain free , wonder if there might be a change there , were not in allergy season here yet everything still frozen lol
    have you changed any of your treats lately ? are they also grain free ?
    YOU MIGHT BE A BULLDOG IF...

    ...everyone else in a room with you is pinching their noses
    ...you snore like a chain saw.
    ...it takes too much energy to beg
    ...your snore is louder than your bark
    ...you have never seen your tail...what is a tail anyways?
    ...you're the loudest snorer in the house.

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    We are battling the same issue with our girl Wheezie..she is 4 and her eyes and skin have decided to give her fits..Oh the world of bullies and their parents.lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dollys Owner View Post
    I don't think there's any over the counter antibiotic eye drops in USA. In Canada we have Polysporin eye drops. I guess you had better see vet just in case.




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    Those drops you listed aren't antibiotic eye drops, they are for redness in eyes and contain vasoconstrictors and antihistamines. I don't know if we can use those visine type drops in dogs, I would stick to artificial lubricants without preservative only, eg. Genteal drops . Actually I was reading there is an antibacterial antiviral eye drop that uses sodium hypochlorite called vetericyn ophthalmic gel for dogs, that doesn't need a rx, which is labelled for the care of irritated eyes caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. so that might be a good one to try although I have no personal experience

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