That's right, lil North is less than his typically bright self. Before you go around thinking he's a dirty dog — he's very clean thankyouverymuch — a red yeast infection is a common ailment of white or light-colored dogs, even though you may not know the disease by this name.
The bacteria Ptyrosporin, aka red yeast, thrives on moist, damp fur and causes reddish or brown stains below the inside corners of his eyes. And, since it thrives in wet spots, Ptyrosporin may cause the infection and staining, but it's my pup's excessive tearing that makes it worse.
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