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Tear Stains : Why does it appear like your dog is crying all the time?

Tear Stains : Why does it appear like your dog is crying all the time?

What are Tear Stains? Tear Stains are the reddish-brown streaks right under a dog's or cat's eye and is caused by several reasons. The appearance is more prominent in certain breeds like Lhasa Apso, Shih Tzu and Persian Cats. Although, tear staining is usually normal, it can also be a symptom of a serious eye problem. What causes Tear Stains? There can be several reasons why tear stains occur, the most common could be : Ingrown Eyelashes Eye Infection Unusually small tear duct openings De-worming overdue Poor quality diet Teething in puppies Glaucoma or other eye diseases Exposure to passive smoking...