Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!
It sounds as if your dog may have a conjunctivitis. This can be from the shampoo used and irritation, but yes, it can also be from stress.
This link should help:http://www.petplace.com/dogs/conjunctivitis-in-dogs/page1.aspx
Options for at home care include:
- To try to warm compress the eye with a clean, damp, warm cloth. This will help with inflammation in the area.
- The second recommendation is to try to flush the eye with a sterile saline solution. I am referring to a normal, over the counter saline solution commonly found in the same aisle of the grocery story or drugstore as contact solution.
- You can also consider an antihistamine such as Benadryl in case there is an allergic component to this. The dose will be 1mg for every 1 pound of body weight. For example, a 25 pound dog should receive 25mg of benadryl. You can start and then give a dose every 8 to 12 hours thereafter. Please be certain it is the product consisting of only Diphenhydramine and DOES NOT CONTAIN ANY OTHER INGREDIENTS SUCH AS A DECONGESTANT.
If the signs do not improve - seeing your veterinarian tomorrow to see if there are other causes such as an infection or ulcer and considering topical antibiotics would be recommended.
I hope this helps!
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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.