eye gunk? - Page 2 - Havanese Forum : Havanese Forums

Go Back   Havanese Forum : Havanese Forums > Havanese Discussions > Grooming

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-01-2013, 09:46 PM   #11
Bidik
Cora
 
Bidik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 76
Submit Photo: 0
Photo Nominations 1 Time in 1 Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonic and Aries View Post
Aries eyes get that way if I go a week without cleaning it (but that's rare and only on the occasion that I'm out of town and their care is left up to my husband or the boarding place). I generally clean with a wet cloth and will give a small dose of Angel Eyes when this occurs. Sonic has had really weepy eyes since his Cherry Eye surgery but they stay wet and hardly ever stain or get hard.


Sent from Petguide.com Free App


Your post made me wonder if my cleaning was not thorough. How much pressure do you apply? Does the hair get soaked? Would that help if I shampoo his face every night - oh, he would hate that.
Bidik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2013, 10:25 PM   #12
HavaneseSoon
Linda
 
HavaneseSoon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Eastern North Carolina
Posts: 5,409
Submit Photo: 73
Photo Submissions 24 Times in 22 Posts
I use some pressure, it does not remove the stain only the gook at the corner of the eye. I do swab down the drip stain. It is not saturated because the pads are only moist. It takes months to clear the eye area of that nasty red color. Patience. Every day cleaning, and you will have the stain 95% gone.

Jack's right eye does not drip as much as the left eye now, so wondering if it is an age thing too. When I look at Jack's eyes now, there is a eye stain just in the corners but not enough to say it looks bad.
__________________


Dexter & Jack
"One Hav is NOT enough to enjoy the RLH skills!"
HavaneseSoon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2013, 08:20 AM   #13
Bidik
Cora
 
Bidik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 76
Submit Photo: 0
Photo Nominations 1 Time in 1 Post
I see Angel's eyes is on sale:
Amazon.com: Angels' Eyes Tear-Stain Eliminator...Amazon.com: Angels' Eyes Tear-Stain Eliminator...
how much are you using? Is it worth to buy a 120 gr jar?
Bidik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2013, 08:38 AM   #14
HavaneseSoon
Linda
 
HavaneseSoon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Eastern North Carolina
Posts: 5,409
Submit Photo: 73
Photo Submissions 24 Times in 22 Posts
Does this stuff have antibiotics in it?
__________________


Dexter & Jack
"One Hav is NOT enough to enjoy the RLH skills!"
HavaneseSoon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2013, 12:36 PM   #15
mellowbo
My Dogs Mom
 
mellowbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Carlsbad, Ca
Posts: 3,476
Submit Photo: 2
Photo Submissions 13 Times in 11 Posts
You may want to try feeding raw and using purified water. Avoiding chicken may be another thing worth trying. Certainly avoid grains.
__________________
Carole
Vinny, Lulu, Gabby and Richie too!


Be yourself, everyone else is taken.
mellowbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2013, 01:05 PM   #16
Dolores
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 7
Submit Photo: 0
Photo Submissions 0 Times in 0 Posts
I've been using Tearlax now for about one month and I definitely see an improvement. Less tearing and alot less gunk. I ordered it online. It's not cheap but it works!


Sent from Petguide.com Free App
Dolores is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2013, 08:38 PM   #17
Bidik
Cora
 
Bidik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 76
Submit Photo: 0
Photo Nominations 1 Time in 1 Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by mellowbo View Post
You may want to try feeding raw and using purified water. Avoiding chicken may be another thing worth trying. Certainly avoid grains.
chicken is bad? I had no idea. Cora loves chicken.
Bidik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2013, 09:42 PM   #18
mellowbo
My Dogs Mom
 
mellowbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Carlsbad, Ca
Posts: 3,476
Submit Photo: 2
Photo Submissions 13 Times in 11 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bidik View Post
chicken is bad? I had no idea. Cora loves chicken.
Chicken isn't necessarily bad, it's just the most common protein base to be allergic to. You may want to eliminate grains first then if things don't improve eliminate chicken too.
__________________
Carole
Vinny, Lulu, Gabby and Richie too!


Be yourself, everyone else is taken.
mellowbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2013, 01:53 AM   #19
Anna6
Senior Member
 
Anna6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 236
Submit Photo: 2
Photo Submissions 3 Times in 3 Posts
Nina also has issues with tear stains. We use Taste of the wild lamb or the wild variety. She also gets filtered water and Angle Eyes the one without the antibiotics. I am thinking about trying the one with anti biotics as I can not say that the one without helps. We comb, clean and groom daily.
Anna6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2013, 03:35 PM   #20
Ewokpup
Senior Member
 
Ewokpup's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 411
Submit Photo: 3
Photo Submissions 6 Times in 6 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bidik View Post
Hello,

Although I have seen many threads on eye gunk and discoloration of hair around the eyes, I haven't seen anything about how stiff it gets around the eyes. Cora had hair discolouring from the beginning and as I am a self appointed groomer, I have been trimming the hair between and under his eyes every two weeks or so. It doesn't get any better. And the hair is not fluffy but actually quite stiff, like fifties hair. On a daily basis I wash around his eyes with a contact lens solution (renu). He loves and gets lots of yogurt and I know it makes the hair hard around his mouth - but I clean that too. Do you use leave in conditioners?

Thanking in advance for any insight.
I'd love to know the best way to get yogurt off the face. Bama had some on vacation and it was no fun to deal with.
Ewokpup is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:03 PM.


A vBSkinworks Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.