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Q. My dog has irritation to her eye with squinting and a little clear drainage and slight redness what can I do because I can't afford a vet visit

A. It sounds like your pet most likely has a cut or ulcer on the corneal surface of the eye. Unfortunately this needs to be looked at by a veterinarian and prescribed the appropriate medication as soon as possible, or your pet could end up having serious complications from this and the cut or ulcer can get deeper and even infected if this persists.
I highly recommend asking friends or family to perhaps assist you with your pets care,she needs it. If you cannot find help there, then you can look into getting financial assistance through the company http://www.carecredit.com/
Just about every veterinary clinic/hospital will accept financing through them and you can easily apply online. Also Yelp search for low cost clinics in your area, they may be able to help her for a cheaper rate. Good luck and take care of that fur baby.

Answered By
DESTINI R. HOLLOWAY, DVM

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