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What Causes Eye Boogers in Dogs?

5 monthes ago   |   By Bark Post

Have you ever wiped something gunky out of your dog's eye and wondered whether or not it was supposed to be there? You're not alone. What are they, exactly? Well, doggie eye boogers are just eye discharge, and it's very common in dogs. The main causes are:
1. Daily environmental irritants 2. Allergies 3. Conjunctivitis 4. Epiphora 5. Keratoconjunctivits Sicca a.k.a. “dry eye” 6. Glaucoma
What exactly IS an eye booger though?
Most dogs experience eye discharge because of dirt or dust getting into their eye, which is normal. Throughout the day, dogs accumulate debris in their eyes. Their...
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