View Full Version : getting a hair out of a puppies eye

15th January 2007, 09:37 PM
hi does anyone have any advice on how to get a hair out of a puppies eye it happened at the vets yesterday and the vet washed her eye out with some liquid and pressed her eye either side to make her blink and it worked it's way out. How do you get hair out of your pups eye just so that i no in advance in case it happens again i don't want her to use her paw to get it out in case it scrathes her eye and she hurts herself.

15th January 2007, 10:08 PM
At most chain pet stores they carry over the counter eye washes that are really gentle and serve the same purpose as the stuff used by the vet :thmbsup:

Barbara Nixon
15th January 2007, 11:19 PM
Use cold boiled water to rinse the eye.

15th January 2007, 11:32 PM
Yeah I too use just plain cool boiled water and soak a wad of cotton wool to gently wipe it.

Barbara Nixon
15th January 2007, 11:35 PM
Kitchen towel is better because of loose fibres.

16th January 2007, 04:21 PM
thanks for the responses boiled cold water sounds like a good idea will always have that to hand.

18th January 2007, 07:17 AM
sorry to ask this but y does the water need to be boiled? cant i just use like normal cool tap water? :?