Pink eye

Do dogs get pink eye?? One of my girls woke up this morning with lots & lots of eye stuff. I cleaned them with a warm wash cloth. I didn't see any irration but tonight they a goopy again. Any thoughts or just call the vet in the AM

@Sharla:

Do dogs get pink eye?? One of my girls woke up this morning with lots & lots of eye stuff. I cleaned them with a warm wash cloth. I didn't see any irration but tonight they a goopy again. Any thoughts or just call the vet in the AM

Not sure if you would call it pink eye… however anything with the eyes is a cause for concern, IMO..... I would have her in for a check... and better yet if you took her to a specialist....

Yes, off to the vet, and let us know what he/she says please.

Definitely an off to the vet kind of thing. Can you see if maybe she has a scratch in her eye? When Rio got scratched by the cat she woke up with lots of goop in her eye which was the first sign we had that she had been scratched.

Sending healing thoughts your way.

Yes, most animals can get pink eye. It can also be transferred to humans. I got it as a kid from one of our horses.

The tell tale sign (other than the excessive, crustie eye boogies) is the red rim on the inside of the bottom lid. It's itchie and generally uncomfortable. Eye washes (artificial tears) help, but they sting when applied on a 'pinked ' eye.

Hope it's not a scratched eye.

Our dog Murphy has this same thing. Globs of goo on each of his eyes. We thought it was just because he was away for a week while we were on Vaca. But we woke up this morning and it was almost glued shut. White crusty stuff all over each eye. Wiped it off with a washcloth but keeps coming back. Doesn't seem to bother him though, he doesn't scratch at it or anything, just shuts his eyes a lot. any suggestions?

Forgot to add that we don't have any cats and the person who had Murphy for the week didn't have or doesnt have cats either. They had a cat a month or so ago, but can Cat hair or dander affect Murphy still so that he gets irritated? 😞

Needs to be seen by a Vet, could be a number of things… and only a Vet will know and be able to prescribe meds

Yes, get to a vet asap..eye things are not something to let go. IMO

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