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Hi there!I have a few questions for you:1. Has he had any problems with his eyes before?
2. Any vomiting or abnormal stools?3. Has he been scratching/rubbing at his eyes or squinting them?
Got it thank you!You are right, Bulldogs (almost all of them) suffer from various degrees of entropion (rolling in of eyelids) and this causes irritation/inflammation of the corneas (surface of the eye), eventually leading to infection, pain/discomfort and loss of vision. In some chronic cases, it takes years for the symptoms to develop as the cornea gradually becomes more and more inflamed; it helps explain the intermittent nature of symptoms in some dogs - eyes may tear excessively or develop green/yellow discharge, then get better only to get worse again weeks/months down the road.His lack of energy may be related to discomfort/pain he's experiencing (corneas are rich in nerve endings and irritation is usually quite painful); the discomfort may be exacerbated by abrasion or ulceration created by the continual contact of the lids/hairs with the corneas, which may be why he all of a sudden has green/yellow discharge - corneal ulcers can get infected rapidly.I'd recommend that you have him evaluated by your vet very soon (within a day or two) and discuss surgical correction if he truly has entropion; this would be the only way to permanently remove the chronic irritation and save his eyes. For now, if he lets you, I would put a warm compress over his eyes, about 3 times daily, 3-5 minutes at a time.Hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any additional questions.
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