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Dr. Paul Brazzell here
I would be happy to help you by text or by phone
I am one of the veterinarians on this site authorized to speak by phone
It costs more but allows me to quickly and accurately diagnose the problem and answer all of your questions efficiently
Are you able to send me a photo of the eye?
How long has this been going on for?
Give me a minute :)
That eye looks really inflammed
And is there spot of bright red on the pupil?
Must have been a reflection- phew!
There is episcleritis and conjunctivitis for sure
There is also blepharitis
This is one instance where I would recommend an examination
I always err on the side of caution
I suspect you will only need some steroid drops BUT they should scrape the eyelids to rule out mites
Can you take him in?
You are in UK
Okay for now lets do this:
Give Aspirin at 10.0 mg/pound twice daily with food
And Benadryl at 2.0 mg/kg three times daily
That will help a lot
Both of those are extremely safe for dogs
I have prescribed them thousands of times
Why dont you measure up the amounts and then double check with me :)
It will be fine
And he will be a lot more comfortable till you can get him ine
How much does he weigh-> I will tell you how much to give
Give 2 (two) baby aspirin twice daily with food
And the Benadryl is liquid yes :)
You would give 15.0 mg three times daily of that :)
He will be fine
I have prescribed this thousands of times without incident