Tear Stains 101
Tear stains are dark brown or reddish marks underneath a dog or cat’s eyes. The discoloration is caused by a chemical called porphyrin. The best way to alleviate such outward symptoms is by addressing the problem holistically – both inside and out.
When an animal has excess tears that means there are excess minerals that adhere to their coat and oxidize causing tear stains. Tears also cause the coat to become wet, which can lead to bacterial growth and yeast. ANGELS’ EYES chews and powders contain antioxidant ingredients the bind with the minerals and prevents them from discoloring the hair. The medicinal properties also assist in preventing bacteria and yeast growth in the moist area produced by the excess tears. The wipes have a cleansing agent that cleans the fur, soothes the skin, and prevents bacteria and yeast growth.