Boston Terrier Eye Problems & Eye Related Questions

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Recent Change in Boston Terrier  
My 10 year old Boston has recently developed what appears to be rusty tears, nasal discharge and saliva based on the excessive licking of his front paws. …

Dogs Eyes Popping Out 
I have a boston terrier who is about 4 years old and I was walking it the other day. I was surprised when I saw that one of his eyes had fallen out after …

blood eye  
Hi there I wonder why does my dog have blood eye ? is it normal what should I do?

Blue eyed Boston 
Hi there, I have just brought home my first Boston Terrier. He is 9 weeks old, has a predominately white face & dark brindle markings. He has really …

Help! My Boston terrier has 2 blood shot eyes! 
My dog has 2 blood shot eyes like she has busted blood vessels. Is this dangerous? What can I do to fix it?

White fur around Boston's eye is turning reddish-brown 
My Boston terrier, Pepper is 9 months old. One side of her face is white and the other has the typical Boston marking. I am worried because the white …

Boston Terrier with eye problem 
My Terrier is 13 yrs. old human age and very spoiled. She has a film over her left eye, getting 1 over the other eye. She smells her way around a lot …

White of Boston Terrier eyes a brownish color 
The white part of my boston terrier's eyes are a brownish color. Not the whole white of the eye, but just more towards the inner parts of both eyes. …

Help for Boston Terrier Eyesight 
Hi, I was wondering how I could find out if my dog has eye problems. He is almost 4 years old and when he jumps on the couch he jumps way above it. If …

Eye problem 
My Boston terrier is only five months old and his eyes are red all the time. What does that mean?

Extra Covering of Eye Lid Near the Sides of the Eye 
I just recently purchased two Bostons and noticed that one of them had a strange covering in both eyes. The eyes seem to be protruding slightly as well. …

White Spot on Boston Terrier's Eye 
He has a white spot in the center of his eye...it's a very tiny dot...what do I do?

Boston Terrier with Red Eye 
I have an 8 year old Boston Terrier that has a right eye that is red in the white part and she keeps it partially closed some times. I have been using …

Post cataract surgery.  
My one year old Boston Terrier just had both eyes surgically done with cataract surgery. It's been a week now and he has developed a blue cloud in his …

Boston Terrier Eyes wide spread 
My 10 week old pup's eyes are a little bit wide spread. Is this ok? He seems to see just fine but I'm just concerned if it may mean any future problems. …

Boston terrier white spot on eyes 
This dog is a BUG, Boston Terrier Pug mix. For about the last 4 months we noticed both his eyes have a white spot directly center smaller than a an eraser …

WARNING!!! Prednisone and eye injuries 
Up till about a week ago Princess had bright sparkly eyes and was a happy pup. She got a small scratch on her eye and now her eye is swollen and infected …

Sadie's cloudy eye 
Hello Friends, My parents' Boston Terrier recently hurt her eye while scratching her cheek. Since then, it's been cloudy. It's so cloudy that it looks …

Blue Eyes 
I know blue eyes are not standard for Boston Terrier breed, we only want a healthy baby. This does not matter. We have picked out a puppy with blue eyes. …

Home Remedy for Boston Terrier Eye? 
About two days ago my husband noticed some redness and swelling in the inside cormer of our 12 week old boston. There is a little bit of yellowish/white …

Boston Terrier - Red Eyes 
My Boston (vinnie ) is 15 months old and since he was about 7 months I noticed that in the corner on his eyes they sometimes go red.... Some days they …

boston terrier eyes turned outward 
What makes boston terrier eyes go outward?

Cherry Eye 
My 11 month old BT boy developed cherry eye. The vet operated on it about 3 weeks ago and it looked so much better. Yesterday, I noticed the inside of …

Lexi - Boston Terrier with Swollen Eyes 
Lexi's eyes often swell up, water and become sore...any ideas?

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White of my boston's eye turning brown... 
My Boston is 3 years old. There is a brown smudge like mark on the white of one of her eyes. It hasn't been there forever but seems to slowly get worse. …

cherry eye 
I have a seal boston terrier female named lily she is the cutest most spunky well behaved pup i have had. But i noticed her one eye was begging to get …

One blue eye one brown 
I have a 9wk old Boston Terrier boy I bought from a rescue shelter. He has one blue and and one brown eye. I think its so beautiful and I love him very …

5 year old Boston with a cataract 
Hi everyone, I am so glad I found this site! I just took Merlin to the vet and commented that in some lights I think I see a bluish cloudiness in the …

Congenital cataracts 
We just go an 8 week old Boston Terrier pup. We just got home from our vet who Dxed her with congenital cataracts. We (wife, children and I) are devistated. …

Caring for a One eyed Boston Terrier 
My three year old boston terrier was involved in a dog fight today and his right eye popped out. He now has to have it removed via surgery in the morning. …

Blue Eyed Boston Terriers 
My Boston has a blue eye. He is 7 weeks old. Conformation wise he is perfect. Why is the blue eye forbidden? Is this the start of a problem. Should I neuter …

Boston Terrier - 7 years old with sudden blue eye? 
I got my oreo 7 years ago and he has done well with his eyes until today that is. We noticed one of his eyes (his right eye) was pretty glossy looking …

Cataract surgery or not?  
My Boston is 5 yrs. old and his cataracts are matured. Vet is ready to remove them. Has anyone out there had this done?

Signs of Eye Problems in Boston Terriers? 
What are some signs of eye problems? My female is running around barking like she is afraid of something & knocking things over. My kids are afraid of …

Boston Terrier Cataract Surgery 
Has anyone had cataract surgery on their Boston Terrier? If so what was your experience? Was it worth the risks? I'm having such a hard time deciding …

Boston Terrier Puppy Has Swollen Eyes 
my 9 week old boston terrier puppy has a REALLY swollen eyes and a super red nose that looks swollen as well. what do i do? im freaking out. live in …

My 6 year Boston gets blood shot eyes at night  
My Boston gets real bad blood shot eyes at night and it just happened out of nowhere. What is this caused by?

Boston Terrier Puppy Has Wet Eyes 
Around my puppies eyes is all wet and dark. I don't understand. Is that normal? Or will I need to take her to a vet? She's only 7 weeks old and her brothers …

Boston Terrier with Blue eye, cataract, 3rd eyelid? 
Hi, so I have a three month old Boston terrier and hid 3rd eyelid is protruding a little..it's not swollen it is just more visible and he does not seem …

Blue eyed Boston Terrier 
Hello. I just bought an 8 week old boston terrier from a breeder. The pup appears to have blue eyes, but not light blue. He has dark blue eyes. I was wondering …

Help Caring for Red Eyed Boston Terrier 
I have a boston terrier and when i woke up her eye was really red! It looks like she has PINK EYE now she can't really keep it open...how could i clean …

Eye discharge and matting 
Eye discharge and matted? Does anyone know what this means and how to treat it?

Princess Grace has Glaucoma 
Grace had cataracts at 3 yrs old. Now at 6 yrs old she has Glaucoma. The surgeries are all quite expensive. Does anyone have any experience with this? …

Boston with Corneal Ulcer.HELP 
Our 9 year old Boston was playing with me when my fingernail hit him in the eye and we took him to the vet and they said he had a Superficial Corneal Ulcer.He …

Tearing 
My 1 1/2 year old BT has always had watering eyes. Any natural remedies for this?

Cherry Eye Overnight? 
This morning my 4 year old boston woke up with what seems to be cherry eye in his right eye, its not red, just pink at the moment. He has never had any …

Watery Eyes in Boston Terrier 
My little baby Boston seems to be in very good health, she is extremely happy and affectionate. I am worried about her constant eye watering. I clean them …

Cherry Eye 
I just got my Boston a few weeks ago...he's 3mos. when I got home I noticed that he had red eyes and took him to the vet. and asked if that was a sign …

Boston Terrier eyes 
Why do so many Bostons seem to not be looking straight at you (left eye to the left, right to the right)? I see this in puppies especially.

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Boston Terrier's Eyes 
I just adopted a boston and I absolutely adore him! My question is: He doesn't have bulging eyes at all, but is that something they develop over time?

Bloodshot eyes 
My boston terrier has very blood shot eyes, they look filled with blood. What could this be??

Eye protection for blind boston 
Our recently adopted boston is blind following a cataract surgery. Despite her extraordinary cleverness and our vigilance she sometimes bumps into things …

Eye Problem for months - please help 
My Boston Terrier is almost 8 years old and has never had any eye problems. Now for the past 3 monhts he has had problem after problem. He scratches at …

Buster's Blood shot eyes 
My male 1 yr old Boston, Buster has blood shot eyes. Can anyone give me a clue on what I can do?

Runny Eyed Boston Terrier 
I have a 9 month old boston terrier and her eyes always seem like they are wet. like the fur by her eyes is always wet. Is this normal?

Boston Terrier Eye Issue 
jake is 7 months old and went outside. He was playing with a stick and poked his eye. It has been red for 2 days now. What can i do at home?

Cloudy Whitish Blue Eye 
My BT is 11 years old and basically pretty healthy. His right eye, however, has become a very cloudy whitish color and it seems to be permanent. The vet …

Eyes swollen and very painful painful 
My boston terrier's eyes are swollen and very painful. The also has a lot of discharge. It started in his right eye and has moved to his left eye.

Boston Terrier Eye Issue 
One eye has turned cloudy, some discharge and often blinks or keeps eye half closed, no apparent itchiness...

Blue Eye losing pigment 
Our Boston has 1 eye that is about half blue. The blue part is now losing pigment and turning white and is spotted. His eyes aren't infected and don't …

Male Boston with cataract 
My 10 year old Boston male has a cataract in one eye. The local vet says there is nothing I can do unless I want to spend the money to have it removed. …

Eye trouble 
I have an 11 week old boston terrier and i noticed this mornin that the inner corner of her right eye tissue has swollen and is sticking out. What is …

Cherry Eye? 
What are the signs and symptoms of "cherry eye" in the BT? My BT puppy has developed a small red, somewhat bulging mass in the medial corner of his L …

RED EYES 
my sister's boston has bloodshot eyes I know it's not cherry eye because I know what that looks like...his eyes look more like ours get when we are really …

eye tears staining white fur 
We have a 6mth old wonderful Boston named Tiki La Rue. Her facial markings are half black and half white. The tearing from her eyes has created a significant …

boston terrier eye 
My boston is 7 months and has bloodshot eyes. looks like he's had one too many, but it's not cherry eye. I am familiar with that - what else could it be? …

Red Eye Boston Terrier 
My Boston Terrier's eyes are a little red all the time... is this normal or should i consult a vet? it doesn't bother him at all though and my mom said …

Boston Terrier 
Our Boston terrier is 2 1/2 months old and has one blue eye and one brown eye. What is the rarity if any that a boston would have those colored eyes? Or …

Brown pigment in white of one eye 
My 2 year-old female boston was born with blue eyes. On one side of her eye, she has developed a brownish coloring to the white of her eye. I'm wondering …

Bostons with red eye 
My brother and I just both bought Bostons and both have what the vet calls "cherry eye" It appears that the inside of the lower lid is squishing out and …

whats wrong with my bostons eye 
My 7 year old Boston has a dark spot on one eye ball that looks like an extra pupil. I never noticed it before until we were outside in the sun light. …

Question about pup with one blue eye 
Hello, I would like to know if anyone has any information on why a BT would have one blue eye. Is it a genetic defect? Thanks

Boston Terrier Eye Problems 
I adopted my 2nd B.T. through petfinder.com from a woman who rescues dogs of any small breed. She had found Bella after Hurricane Katrina, so her history …

Boston Terrier Eye Color 
My Boston puppy has one blue eye. She is 6 weeks, the other has turned brown. Will this eye also turn brown? If it does not turn brown, is this a sign …

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Has anyone been able to train their Boston to wear doggles? 
I have a 12 week old puppy and already had a cornea ulcer. Luckily, it wasn't bad, but since he only has one good eye, I have to try to protect it. I …

Boston Terrier Eyes 
My Boston has dry eye all the time, but now it looks like he has a small section of blood build up in one area of his eye. Does anyone know what this could …

red eyes and eye's starting to turn out ward 
My Boston terrier is about 8 years old eye's are started turning red and going outward like looking right and left at the same time. What should I do?

undiagnosed eye issue 
Our Boston Terrier started getting sores on his eye lids. He's had them for about two weeks. He's been to the vet and he is taking steroids and a topical …

Congenital Dry Eye 
Did anyone out there opt for eye removal in congenital dry eye (KCS) in a boston terrier puppy? Thank you.

vein on surface of eyeball 
hi. my puppy is almost 4 months old and she has this scary looking vein on the surface of her left eye. at first i thought its some sort of a worm but …

Boston terrier eye problem 
We have taken our Boston Terrier to 2 different vets . They do not know why her left eye is red and also cloudy. they ruled out glaucoma, cataract and …

Wall eyed puppies? One eye facing wider.  
My family is concerned that the puppy we picked from a litter is wall eyed. We have a 3 year old Boston. Her sister had a litter and this is one of her …

Chika has blue eyes 
Chika had both eyes blue... She was the first litter, 1 of 12! Only one of her brothers had 1 blue & 1 brown eye. How common is this?

Boston terrier cloudy eyes sometimes 
I have a six year old female, and her eyes sometimes look cloudy, some times worse than others and sometimes not at all but she definitely has seeing problems …

Boston Terrier Cataract Surgery 
I read all the comments on this page about cataract surgery for Bostons and was dismally depressed. However, I sought out a very good canine ophthalmologist …

Boston Terrier caterct symptom 
My Boston Terrier is 12 years old. She had a catact on her left eye. Within 6 months that eye turned completely white. Two months later it turned completely …

Boston Terrier's Pupil is Red 
My 7 month old Boston went for a four Wheeler ride and now his pupil is all red. One is black and one is red. Will he get his normal color back?

blue circles in eyes  
My 6 month old Boston has a blue circle in one of his eyes. Does anyone know if this is a serious problem or just a easy fix?

Boston Terrier has partially closed 3rd eyelid, not swollen or "popped out" 
Hello, I just bought a new boston terrier puppy (10 weeks old). Her papers say she was operated for cherry eye before we got her, but it didnt say which …

Boston terrier puppy has a broken blood vessel on eye 
Ever since I got my puppy he had a broken blood vessel on his left eye, he doesn't seem to be in pain, but I do notice he looks like he cries because the …

Boston Terrier Red Eye & Cornea Cloudy 
We have a 5 month old BT who woke up Sunday morning with a red eye and a cloudiness to his cornea. The vet saw him and without much examination started …

Boston Terrier - eye squinting and scratching with her paw 
Bibi is my 13 month old Boston. She recently started to scratch next to her eye with her paw. At first I thought it was a quirky habit, but now she squints …

6week old puppy with bright blue eyes. 
i had a 6week old puppy i got from a horrible dog breeder.. The puppy had lots of problems that was wrong with him. when i took him to the vet and the …

Boston Terrier - eye issue? help 
HI - I have an 8 year old Boston and about 2 months ago she developed what looks like a stye or something near the tear duct of her eye - it seems to be …

My Boston terrier stopped growing... 
I have a three year old Boston who seems to be the first miniature bt! She is 8-9lbs depending on how much I could get her to eat that day. Hey activity …

Boston Terrier Eye Turning Outward 
My Bt's left eye is turning outward. When he stares straight ahead the iris moves so I see 1/2 the white of his eye. What would cause this?

bubble on pupil 
I have a 4wk boston baby and there appears to be a clear bubble on the pupil. What is this and what causes it?

Boston Terrier Eyesight Developement. 
My question is regarding the eyesight developement of Boston Terrier pups. At four weeks, should they be seeing at all? I believe they currently cannot …

boston terrier advice please :) 
Im getting a boston puppy the mother has blue eyes & i was just wondering if Blue Eyes is bad? I know some bostons that have blues eyes & are healthy as …

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Brown Spot in the White Part of One Eye 
We just got a Boston Terrier about 2 days. I didn't notice anything right away. Until this morning when I notice a Dark Spot in the White Part of her …

New Boston Terrier rescue with eye problems 
We just rescued a Boston Terrier. She is 2 years old. semi house trained, not leash trained. She was allowed to wander where ever she wanted. Her left …

Boston terrier puppy nystagmus  
Hello. My puppy is 10 weeks old and has a bit of horizontal eye shacking (nystagmus). He has no symtpoms however. His ears are clean. He walks, plays …

BLIND IN ONE EYE 
RECENTLY MY DOG HAS GONE BLIND IN ONE EYE AND HAS A BACK PROBLEM AS WELL. WE RAN THE GAMMIT OF TESTS HE HAS NO ISSUES THERE AND THEY DONT KNOW WHY THIS …

boston terrier outward eyes 
my little dogs eyes go east and west. what are the odds of this improving once he gets a little older? is there anything i can do to make it better? …

cataracts  
Our male Boston Tazz was about 1 year old when he bit our grandbaby. Tazz was never mean, just a big old baby. I took him to the vet to have him checked …

Fur under eye thinning out 
The fur in the extra skin on my Boston's(Brutus) face is thinning and almost worn away in some spots. Is this due to excessive tearing? Under his right …

Black spots under pupils 
I just noticed my 7 year old Boston Terrier has small black spots under each pupil that were not there before. What can it be?

boston terriers and matted eyes 
her eyes stay matted all the time---Why?

Homeopathic eye treatment 
We have such a cute little girl, her name is Sami and she is a rescue. She is 6+ yrs. old and we have had her for 5 yrs. Just this last yr she has gone …

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