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Removing Tear Stains in White Dogs

Here you will find information about facial stains on dogs. If you do not find the information you are looking for, then please refer to websites like for additional information.

Have you noticed that more white dogs are affected by tear stains than darker colored dogs? This is not the case. Both white dogs and darker colored dogs are equally affected by tear stains, but stains are more noticeable on white fur. Owners of dog breeds with stains may be embarrassed of their pets health and they may wonder why these stains have suddenly appeared.

Dogs can form stains if they are born with the following physical characteristics:  short snouts, inward facing eyelids, poor drainage in tear ducts, excessive facial hair growth or shallow eye sockets. Dog breeds that are often born with these health issues are Poodles, Pekinese, Maltese, Pugs, Shih-Tzu's and Cocker Spaniels. Not only are dogs affected by the formation of stains, but cats are to. Cats often are born with the same facial characteristics that is why they develop the stains. Cat breeds that are mainly affected by stains include: Persians, Himalayans, Ragdolls and Siamese.

Tear stain removers for dogs are an option that can offer temporary results. Although the eyes may look cleansed shortly after washing their face with a facial wash or with wipes, the eye crust can develop within a few hours. This is because tear stain removers only address tear stains after they have developed.
Removing tear stains in white dogs or any color dog may be difficult. Most dogs are impatient and will not sit still so that the owner can remove the crust or eye-guck that has developed. That is why the invention of tear stain supplements has been developed.

Tear stain supplements can be placed in your pets food which makes it easy for ingestion. These products are sold online and can be found in some pet retail stores. The best supplements for stains are those that are promoted for dogs and cats, can address existing and future stains, are cost-effective and contain safe ingredients. Supplements that have been associated with harmful side effects are not promoted for use.


Who is at risk of developing gout?

Gout forms when excessive amounts of uric acid is in your blood. However, not everyone who has gout developed it from high uric acid levels.  You may be wondering who can develop gout. Men and women who are 40 years of age or older are highly affected by gout, but anyone at any age can develop gout. Some men and women are unaware  of the fact that they have gout.

To determine if you have gout,  ask yourself the following questions.

1. Pain or swelling in joints like the knees, elbows, instep, and ankles.
2. Your wrists, hands, fingers, toes-including the big toe  is red or inflamed
3. Pain in the joints occurs mostly at night

If you answered yes to most of these questions, then you should visit a healthcare provider to see if the primary cause of these symptoms are gout-related.  If you doctor claims that the primary cause of these symptoms are due to gout, then they may give you a prescription. Prescriptions are considered drug treatments.

A gout treatment may offer short-term results you are looking for. Treatment options cannot remove gout and they only offer relief to individuals when their taking the drugs prescribed by a doctor to alleviate the pain . There are two types of retirements- one that offers short-term results for acute gout attacks and ones that offer long-lasting relief to long-lasting gout symptoms. This means different prescriptions may be used.

An alternative option to a treatment is a dietary supplement. Dietary supplements are sold online and do not require a prescription from a doctor, unless stated otherwise by the manufacturer. Most dietary supplements are suitable for men and women of all ages who have gout symptoms. These products help support a healthy immune system and balance uric acid levels. To learn more about these products, you can read reviews of uric acid products online on other resource sites.

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