Depending on the size of your dog, there are different techniques that you can use in order to help your pet with eye medications and/or ointments. Smaller dogs tend to be easier because you can hold them in your lap. However, if you own a large dog you may be wondering ‘how do I give my large dog eye ointment’? If you’re a small dog owner, check out this article. If you own a larger breed, continue reading this article for some tips and tricks.
Sara Moore, our veterinary technician specialist in our Ophthalmology Department, goes through several tips and tricks on how to give you large dog eye ointment. In the following video, you will see a couple different ways to easily administer eye ointment. Sara goes over the positioning on your body to your dog’s, along with how to position your hands in order to make this process easy and fast.
Watch the video below to learn more!
We hope that these tips and tricks help you when giving your large dog eye ointment. If you have any problems, don’t hesitate to call your veterinarian for assistance. Also, if you do ever have severe issues with your dog’s eyes, be sure to contact a local emergency vet such as IndyVet in order to help you.
The goal of IndyVet Ophthalmology is to help pets maintain or recover ocular health and vision so they can enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle with their families. A secondary goal is to help identify genetic risk factors of ocular diseases in pets to reduce the perpetuation of these diseases in the breeding population.
IndyVet is a 24-hour specialty practice, located in Indianapolis, Indiana. IndyVet is comprised of emergency, internal medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, neurology, oncology, and rehabilitation services. Our 30,000 square-foot state of the art facility gives us the resources, technology, and skilled staff to diagnose and treat almost any medical, surgical, or emergent condition. To learn more about IndyVet, click here.