Growth on Terrier's Eye
My dog Merf who is a 15 pound 8 year old terrier mix, probably fox terrier and jack Russell, has had this growth on his eye for a few years. It slowly grew bigger and never seemed to bother him.
At our last vet visit I asked the vet about it and he told me to apply a hot compress for 5 minutes on and 5 minutes off for 25 minutes twice a day. So I did that for a few weeks and nothing seemed to change. Sometimes it would look like it was getting a white head on it but it never popped. So a few months later it seems to have gotten even bigger very quickly. It still doesn't seem to bother him but it's getting so big I think it might be in his field of vision.
About Merf in general: We feed him all organic dry food and he gets lots of exercise and love. He can be a little high strung and he is very attached to me. He is our only dog who will cry when he sees me grab my purse. And he whines a lot when he thinks he is going somewhere and in the car. He is a compulsive licker, he loves to lick his front legs when he is laying down.
Sometimes he has trouble with straining when he poops, but those times I feed him pumpkin with his food and the problem goes away. Other than that and this eye growth he is a healthy boy.
Thanks for your help!
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