My dog frequently has goop in the corners of his eyes and on his eyelids, should I be concerned?

Normally dogs’ eyes are clear, bright and usually have only a clear, watery discharge, but some breeds with normal eyes may accumulate a light gray material on the corners of their eyes. You can just clean these off with clean cotton swabs. If your dog’s eyes are red (inflamed) and/or have significant accumulations of yellowish …

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Is it true that flame retardant chemicals can be especially toxic to cats?

There is some evidence that Polybrominate Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) may be involved in hyperthyroidism in cats. Feline hyperthyroidism may be the most common endocrine disorder in cats. It is associated with benign tumor(s) of the thyroid gland and usually appears in middle-aged to older cats, without preference to breed or gender. The signs of hyperthyroidism …

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