Does My Puppy Have Pink Eye?
(Oakley, Ca USA )
I think my puppy may have pink eye. She has crust all around her right eye and it is draining a thick, mucus-like substance. Doesn't seen to be itching her badly. Her eye itself is a little pink/red.
I adopted her on Saturday and right away she was digging at her ears. I took her to the vet on Sunday evening and she was diagnosed with yeast in her ears. They had to flush her ears out just to look inside because it was so bad in her ears.
They sent me home with a medication called Remicin ointment. It contains Gentamicin Sulfate, Betamethasone, and clotrimazole. I am to use it twice daily for 7 days. She has been on it now for 3 days.
Her ears do look a lot better. They were very red before and I don't see her scratching at her ears as much as before.
Can she either be having an allergic reaction to the medication or can the infection in her ears be affecting her eye?
Also, on Saturday I took her to a vaccine clinic and she got 2 vaccines. Rabies and the parvo/distemper combo vaccine.
My puppy is 5 months old and weighs 34 pounds. I have pink eye medication left over from when my kids had it a while back. I'm unsure if it's safe to use on her.
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