Possible pink eye?? - German Shepherd Dog Forums

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-12-2014, 10:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
Member
 
enh811's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Indiana
Posts: 80
Default Possible pink eye??

Hello. I am not quite sure what to think. Just the other day I noticed my girl (9 months) had a big green eye booger that looked pretty slimy ish?? Didn't really know what to think but "let's wipe that off". Then the next night (last night) I noticed a bigger one and as I was giving her a treat I noticed the white in her right eye (same eye from the greenish stuff) is red. My first thought was pink eye. Then I questioned if dogs can get pink eye. She only has it in the one eye. I did some research and from my research they can! Also in the article I was reading it said it could be allergies? we did just start giving these new treats.... So I'm going to stop with those to see if things get better. Has anyone else had this happen to one of their dogs before? How serious is this? Should I rush her to the vet??? Is it something she will overcome on her own?

Thanks for any advice




Sent from Petguide.com Free App
enh811 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-12-2014, 11:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
Sunflowers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: The Sunshine State
Posts: 7,705
Default

Yep, time for the vet. Eye infections get bad pretty quickly. You don't mess around with eyes.
__________________
Norden von Narnia (Hans) DOB 1-15-2012
Sunflowers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-13-2014, 04:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
LisaT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Northern CA
Posts: 17,368
Default

Yes, green gunk typically means infection and you want to treat so that you don't have more problems. They can get this from windy days, running through tall grass, etc. If you use some artificial tears after they are out, that can sometimes prevent this stuff if they are prone to it, but once it's infected, they usually need treatment.
__________________

LisaT is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:30 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset Hound Forum Doberman Forum Golden Retriever Forum Beagle Forum
Boxer Forum Dog Forum Pit Bull Forum Poodle Forum
Bulldog Forum Fish Forum Havanese Forum Maltese Forum
Cat Forum German Shepherd Forum Labradoodle Forum Yorkie Forum Hedgehog Forum
Chihuahua Forum Retriever Breeds Cichlid Forum Dart Frog Forum Mice Breeder Forum