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How to Cure a Stye on a Dog

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How to Cure a Stye on a Dog

Just like people, dogs can also get eye styes. To treat a dog's stye, you should ensure that your dog's eyes are extremely clean. Several steps can be taken to prevent them from appearing and to help you care for your dog's eyes.

At OneHowTo we have some tips so you can learn how to cure a stye on your dog with the help of some different natural remedies that you can use at home.

You may also be interested in: Are Dog Styes Contagious?

Chamomile tea to cure your dog's stye. Prepare a chamomile infusion and moisten a cotton pad with it. While the liquid is still warm but not too hot as to burn, apply the pad to the infected area and let it sit for 3 minutes. Repeat this process 4 times daily, reheating the chamomile infusion each time.


Coriander seed infusion for styes on a dog. Mix a little water with coriander seeds in a pan and bring to the boil. When it's cooled slightly, apply the infusion with a cloth to the dog's stye to thoroughly wash out the infection. This process also needs to be repeated 3 or 4 times a day to get rid of your dog's stye.


Turmeric, a natural spice which has many health benefits, is also great for curing a stye on a dog. To do this, simply dissolve two tablespoons of turmeric in a cup of boiling water, then apply with gauze to the stye while it's still warm. This will help to cure the infection.


Your dog's stye may easily be infected with bacteria, this is why in these cases it must be removed with commercial creams. If this is the case, make sure you visit a vet as soon as possible so he or she can check the source of the stye and prescribe the appropriate medication, as well as show you how to apply it properly.

If the stye does not get better after this treatment, your dog may require an intervention to get rid of the stye.

It's also vitally important you take the necessary measures to make sure you don't get infected from the stye. You'll find all the information you need in our article: Are dog styes contagious?


Now you have a few tricks to help cure a stye on a dog. However, keep in mind that it is best to consult a veterinarian who can actually identify the source of the infection that your pet is suffering from and give it some kind of treatment for it.

It is very important to look after your dog's eyes, to prevent diseases such as conjunctivitis and cataracts.


This article is merely informative, OneHowTo does not have the authority to prescribe any veterinarian treatment or create a diagnosis. We invite you to take your pet to the vets if it has any type of condition or is in pain.

If you want to read similar articles to How to Cure a Stye on a Dog, we recommend you visit our Pets category.

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Joanne Haynes
I'm looking for a cure for my little man's style on his eye please, he is a seven year old cavalier King Charles.
OneHowTo Editor
You can try any of the remedies mentioned above, though it's best if you take your dog to the vets because, if the stye is infected, he will need antibiotic treatment.
Hope this helps

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