Dog Eye Irritation and Swelling
Problem Summary: My dog has been having a yellowish goopy discharge from his eye, and the third eyelid is showing and looks a little pink and irritated. He does not seem to be bothering the eye, nor is it effected his appetite or energy/activities.
Details: My dog has had a yellowish thick discharge from his eye, along with pinkness and irritation of the soft tissue of the eye, with a visible third eyelid. There is some crusting around the eye.
His eye is fully open at all times, and he does not seem to scratch it or paw at it. He is a 2 1/2 year old pit mix.
He has experienced similar problems before, which were treated with antibiotic eye ointment successfully, however I would like to use a more holistic approach to address this issue. Every time he experiences this issue, it is in the same eye.
What can I do naturally to resolve this issue (at least the current flare up) without subjecting him to the stress of a visit to the vet, being poked and prodded and the use of antibiotics or steroids?
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