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    Question Doggie tears

    I am constantly wiping little Wrigley's face off from his teary eyes. I probably use a wet/warm cloth every hour . I love his little face ..and want to kiss and hug and him .
    An hour after I wipe him...he's wet under his eyes again ( plus it sort of smells!)!!
    Is there anything else I can do?
    I bought the anti-stain stuff...but think maybe that is more to remove the dark stains from a white dog???
    My question is whether any of you other Cavalier owners deal with this?
    *Diane ~ Mom to~
    Wrigley ( Cavalier) Zeb ( Labrador) & Jake ( Labradoodle)

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    Sorry to be such a pest..but is this normal ?..and just something cosmetic that Cavaliers have?..or should I be seeing the Vet?
    I guess I just don't there to be any problem ( such as infection) causing the wet eyes???
    Can someone give me some advice?
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    *Diane ~ Mom to~
    Wrigley ( Cavalier) Zeb ( Labrador) & Jake ( Labradoodle)

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    I can only talk of my experience. My three don’t normally have runny eyes. But when Harley had an ulcer that’s how I knew something was wrong as he had watery eyes all the time and it was smelly like yeast. The vet couldn’t find anything wrong with his eyes but two days later I wasn’t happy and went to an eye specialist and with all the special instruments he has he could see he had a very small ulcer. Maybe it would be a good idea to have it checked out.
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    " My sunshine doesn't come from the skies, it comes from the love in my dogs eyes "

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    It definitely would be a good idea to get a vet's opnion. My Jack had horrible runny eyes that left him w brown stains when he was a puppy. My vet said it can sometimes be associated w teething. He still had it even after 1 year old so with my vets approval I started giving him that product Angel eyes and I saw a significant improvement. At three years old I still give it to him, but only 2x week. I continue to wipe his eyes fairly frequently but it's clear and doesn't smell.
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    I think I will make an appointment w/ the Vet tomorrow to have them look at his little eyes.
    (when I kiss his face..there is a little odor where it's wet)
    I am sort of hesititant to use the Angel eyes product though... because I have heard some negative reviews on it.
    But I do want to find something that will actually help. I appreciate your advice....thanks for the replies ladies!
    *Diane ~ Mom to~
    Wrigley ( Cavalier) Zeb ( Labrador) & Jake ( Labradoodle)

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    I am not sure how old Wrigley is? When BB was younger and teething her eyes were very running like you describe but did not smell (at least that I noticed). We used eye envy and it helped a lot but with the constant running it was difficult to keep up no matter what I did - once the adult teeth were in there was a significant decrease. I have read in this forum and online that this is very normal during teething - hope it is helpful for you! Also checking with the vet can never hurt either and I have been many times myself
    Noelle, B.B., & Tucker

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    Henry's eyes are a bit watery/ runny. But they don't really smell. I just wipe with a damp paper towel, or soft cloth.
    We did address it with the vet and they were not concerned.
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