Can your Dog cry?
written by makky
– Dogs and tears
Let us assume, your Dog is your best friend, he is going through everything with you, sharing almost all things. Have you ever ask yourself if you’ve ever seen your Dog cry real emotional tears. Crying is such a shedding of tears in response to an emotional state, just like in humans case. Dogs do feel emotions and experience it , being distressed, joyless are common feelings for them. Maybe…?
It really doesn’t have to mean that dogs really cry. Here is an example , when your Dog gets hurt you can see his eyes becomes a bit watery , or if someone step on his tail or paw he becomes upset. That kind of tears isn’t an emotional state like the tears when you’re sad. In mostly cases , Dogs can shed tears but the cause is a probably medical issue… Common causes Many causes can occure dog’s tearing. Excessive tearing can occur as a result of irritation to your dog’s eyes or because your dog’s tears are not draining properly. It may be an eye infection , eyelash or eyelid problem. Epiphora may be caused by an automatic response to irritants such as dust, smoke, infection, allergens, poor diet or a health problem. First step should be to see your regular veterinarian or a veterinary ophthalmologist.
Take care of these symptoms Once or several tears in some period is nothing to worry about, while serious problem may occur when your dogs eyes are constantly watering, you should go to your vet, and he will determine if there is a serious issue causing overly watering.If the eyes becomes irritated or swollen, even bloody, then something serious is wrong and immediate medical treatment is necessary.
Wipe your dog’s dried tears away When your Dog sheds just a few tears, you could safely wash away tears from around your Dog’s eyes with a damp washcloth, but be careful to avoid the eyes. You need to wipe the area around your Dog’s eyes very softly. This kind of treatment will help your dog a lot, and maybe prevent serious consequences.