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Eye infection

Frenchy
July 17th, 2009, 07:27 PM
Nelly has one .... I think it's from playing with foster Sienna , she must had gotten a tail whipped in her face or something like that. I have many tubes of ointment here for this , the goldens had a couple infections over the years.

My question is this , about a day before I saw that she had an infection , Sienna would lick Nelly's eye. Nelly loves it. I stop Sienna from doing it , and she listens very well but sometimes i'm not in the room when she does it. And Nelly likes it to much to make her stop. Will this licking make the infection worse ?

rainbow
July 17th, 2009, 07:34 PM
If it was me, I wouldn't let her lick it. I don't know for sure if it would make it worse but when it comes to eyes, I am always overly cautious.

Frenchy
July 17th, 2009, 07:39 PM
Thanks Rainbow , I don't let her do it , mostly now because I don't want Sienna to lick off the ointment :cool:

it's funny though , how dogs pick up when there's something wrong with another dog .... Bailey is going blind and all the dogs smell his eyes now. :dog:

rainbow
July 17th, 2009, 07:48 PM
They not only pick up when there is something wrong with another dog, they also do with humans.

Winston
July 17th, 2009, 08:21 PM
Maybe the bacteria on Sienna is being transferred to Nelly and she is getting an infection? Good Luck

Frenchy
July 17th, 2009, 08:23 PM
Maybe the bacteria on Sienna is being transferred to Nelly and she is getting an infection? Good Luck

thanks Winston , I onbly started the ointment yesterday morning and Nelly's eye is already better. Will still continue the treatment for 10 days , god knows I have enough doggy meds here :D