How do I get rid of my dogs tear stains with hydrogen peroxide? A Complete Guide

Examine the quality of your food

It is generally agreed among Bichon Frise breeders that although there are numerous and passionate opinions about brands (and further passion about kibble versus raw), a high-quality, grain-free diet works best for our breed. The corn, wheat, and meals that are used as fillers in inferior-quality foods just don’t ensure long-term good health and can cause allergic reactions, resulting in excess tearing and other problems.

When taken to be groomed he barks snarls till tongue turns purple. Therefore no groomer can finish grooming him. My daughter rescued him from California humane society. What can she do she has had him for a year

There is nothing quite as beautiful as a pup with glorious white hair that is kept well-groomed. The only problem is when your pup has those nasty tear stains under his eyes. There are several reasons why these stains appear. It could be a health issue, nutritional issues, centuries of overbreeding, or his eyes being irritated by overgrown hair. Thankfully, there are several ways to remove these stains. It is important that you keep these stains cleaned up as if the hair stays moist, it can lead to a yeast infection that makes it worse

For the most part, tear staining is just unsightly, but there is the risk of infection setting in if you dont keep the hair under your pups eyes clean. It only takes a few minutes with readily available household products. You owe it to your four-legged friend to take care of this simple task on a regular basis.

Thank you for the question about Ralphie. Have you discussed this with the vet? I would; there may be a reason for the aggression (such as arthritis). A check-up may reveal a problem. The vet can also recommend a groomer skilled in working with fearful and aggressive dogs. It may take several short visits to get Ralphie used to someone. Perhaps he had a bad experience years ago. He may be afraid of the clippers and scissors are needed instead. Good luck and I hope the vet visit goes well.

In reality, your pup probably couldnt care less what color the hair under his eyes is. But what he does care about is if this staining leads to any type of infection or damage to his vision. In most cases, tear stains can be easily removed, and their cause prevented.

Some breeds are more susceptible to tear staining because they have hair in skin folds around their eyes, shallow eye sockets, or a tendency to get blocked tear ducts.

Obviously, white or light colored dogs will show tear staining more than others because the pigments in the tears can easily dye white and light colored fur.

Some dogs are naturally more likely to have visible tear stains because of their breed and coloration.

How To Naturally Treat Dog Tear Staining

Do you have a dog that tends to get tear stains on its fur? If so, you are not alone in this common concern.

Tear stains around dogs’ eyes can be a common problem for pet owners, but they don’t have to be permanent.

In this blog post, I will discuss how to naturally remove dog tear stains using simple ingredients you probably already have in your home.

I will also provide some tips on preventing these brown stains from occurring in the first place.

So, whether your dog is new to tear staining or if he has had them for a while, read on for some helpful advice!

You can try a few different methods to remove tear stains from your dog’s fur with natural products.

TIP: Before doing any of these natural dog tear stain remover methods, If you have blunt scissors and can safely trim any longer hair around your dog’s eyes, do so to prevent irritation.