How do you get rid of dog eye boogers?

Use a Warm Washcloth

An easy and useful approach is to get a clean cloth, soak it in clean warm water, and hold the cloth over your dog’s eyes for about thirty seconds. This softens eye boogers, allowing you to gently wipe them away and clean around your dog’s eyes.

Should you remove your dog’s eye boogers?

If there’s a booger taking up space in the corner of their eye, it could obstruct their vision or irritate the eye itself. Also, if you leave boogers sitting for too long, sores can form underneath them. Cleaning them out will help your dog stay healthy and comfortable.

Why does my dog have so much eye boogers?

Mucus, yellow-green pus, or a watery eye discharge can all be signs of conjunctivitis, an inflammation of the lining of your dog’s eye. There’s a wide range of causes for conjunctivitis, from allergies, injury, birth defects, and tear duct problems, to foreign matter, dry eye, distemper, or even tumors.

How do I get rid of my Shih Tzu’s eye boogers?

You can use a soft washcloth, a wet cotton ball, or dog eye wipes to wash the area around your Shih Tzu’s eyes. Start on the inner corner of the eye and wipe away from the eye. It’s best to wipe at least 3 times: Once on top of the eye.

Do eye boogers bother dogs?

Although most eye boogers are nothing to worry about, you should call your vet if the eye boogers have a yellow mucus or pus like look. Likewise, go to your vet if the eye boogers are accompanied with swollen eyes and other serious symptoms.