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Q. My Pomeranian has a very sore I could be pinkeye or what else

A. Your question got a little jumbled. Yes, dogs can get something like "pink eye", meaning infectious conjunctivitis. It typically causes eye discharge that's yellow or green, and a red eye and sometimes swelling. The problem is that many eye diseases present in a very similar fashion, and it could be something more serious that conjunctivitis, like a corneal ulcer or glaucoma. I always recommend that all eye problems be checked out by a veterinarian, as it can be very dangerous to delay treatment in some of the more serious eye diseases.

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DR. CHRISTIE LONG, D.V.M., C.V.A.

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