How to remove tear ducts in dogs?
Most often, tear ducts appear in white dogs and animals of a light color. At the same time, the breed is absolutely not important: this problem occurs both among dwarf poodles and Spitz, and among Chow Chows. How to remove tear ducts in white dogs? And why do they even appear?
Causes of paths:
Narrowing of the tear duct
It can be a hereditary disease, which is often seen in small breed dogs, or it can be the result of a past illness, such as conjunctivitis, inflammation of the lacrimal sac, and even the common cold.
Often, an allergic reaction of the body also provokes increased lacrimation in dogs. The culprit is most often food, so you should pay due attention to the selection of food for a pet with a light coat. At the same time, remember the main rule: you can not abruptly change one type of food to another, the transition should be smooth and gradual. Otherwise, the pet may have problems with digestion.
Ear infections, tooth change, oral infections
Not the most obvious diseases of the mouth and ears can also cause increased tearing in dogs.
The reasons for the appearance of tear ducts, in fact, are many. Therefore, if you notice brownish marks on the face of a pet, you should not rely only on the cosmetic removal of the tear ducts.
The first thing to do is take your pet to the veterinarian. The specialist will determine the true nature of the problem and prescribe the appropriate treatment.
However, during therapy, the lacrimal ducts must be removed. A humid environment is a favorable place for the formation of pathogenic bacteria, which can easily cause the development of more serious ailments. How to remove tear ducts in dogs?
Means for removing tear ducts
Today, in any pet store or veterinary pharmacy, it is quite easy to find a variety of remedies for tear ducts in dogs. These include various lotions, and cleansers, and wet swabs, and even masking powder. Such products are produced not only by foreign, but also by Russian companies. The choice will be made by a veterinarian – he will recommend the most suitable product specifically for your pet, taking into account its coat type.
What is definitely not recommended is to use folk remedies to remove tear ducts.
Often you can find tips such as wiping marks with lemon juice or boric alcohol. Such methods can seriously injure the animal if the substance gets on the mucous membrane.
In this matter, it is better to trust competent specialists.
Prevention of tear duct formation
Sometimes tear ducts can be prevented. To do this, you just need to follow a number of simple recommendations:
Periodically inspect your pet’s eyes for redness, inflammation, swelling;
Regularly clean them from accumulated dirt and dust with special wipes. You can use gauze. Experts do not recommend replacing it with cotton, as it can leave villi;
Moisturizing ophthalmic solutions are suitable for washing – in extreme cases, you can use a decoction of chamomile. A weak tea is sometimes also recommended, but is not suitable for white dogs and light-coated animals, as it may leave dark marks;
Avoid getting shampoo or conditioner in your dog’s eyes, and always gently rinse the hair on your dog’s head. If the cosmetic comes into contact with the eyes, rinse immediately with water.
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