Eye Care

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How should I clean my pet's eyes?

Eye Care

Cat or dog eye care is essential for your pet's health. Did you know that you can clean your pet's eyes and face by gently rubbing it with a moist washrag? You should never, however, put any kind of cleaning solution in your pet's eyes unless it is prescribed or recommended by a veterinarian. Many breeds of animals have extremely sensitive eyes and you could end up doing more harm than good.

Some breeds of cats and dogs have eyes that regularly expel tears in order to protect and lubricate bulging eyes. These tears contain acidic properties that may stain areas surrounding the eyes, usually changing it to a rusty brown color. If this occurs, clean the areas gently with peroxide and cotton squares—DO NOT get peroxide in the animal's eyes.



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