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My Shi-Tzu has been diagnosed with dry eye and every

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My Shi-Tzu has been diagnosed with dry eye and every medicine that the vet has prescribed has not helped. He has mucus in his eyes and have to be cleaned multiple times a day and when he wakes up his eyes are matted closed. He also has a skin condition that we can't get a handle on. He is currently under a vet's care and we have spent a couple of thousand dollars on these two conditions with no improvement. Can you please help?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?

A 6 year old Shi-Tzu. (dog)

Veterinarian's Assistant: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?

Yes my dog

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Ollie

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ollie?

He has been neutered and we have had allergy testing. He is current on all shots and is groomed every 6 weeks. He is black and white.

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

I am sorry to hear about Ollie's problems.

I don't want to suggest things you have already tried. What eye medications were tried?

What have you tried for his skin?

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