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Why do Maltese cry so much?

We all know that a Maltese can bark and express emotions. But does the Maltese cry? At some point, you may see your dog’s eyes wet or even your dog’s tears. However, although we humans cry for emotional reasons, dogs also will express their feelings. Dogs express their emotions in other ways. So, what does it mean when a dog cries? Let’s have a look.



Like humans, your Maltese may also have seasonal allergies, or other causes, such as washing powder or food ingredients. If you suspect that allergies are the cause of your dog’s crying, take them to the veterinarian for some tests to help you identify and eliminate the allergen. Other allergic symptoms include swelling, urticaria, sneezing, coughing, inflammation, etc. If you notice other allergic symptoms, report to your veterinarian. This will help them narrow your dog’s tears to the cause and prescription treatment.

Obstruction of lacrimal ducts:

The Maltese also have lacrimal ducts to help keep the eyes functional and healthy. Unlike humans, dogs’ lacrimal ducts drain tears out of the body, while dogs’ lacrimal tubes drain fluid back into the throat and nose of the nose.
If your Maltese clogs the lacrimal passages, tears may flow out, just as humans cry. This eye secretion is called epiphora.
If your dog has a discharge, the hair around their eyes will be moist, which may cause skin irritation or brown, red fur around the eyes.



If your dog cries yellow, mucus, or tears of blood instead of clear, it is a strong sign that your Maltese has an eye infection.
Other symptoms of eye infections include swelling or redness.

Irritants in the eyes:

Another reason your Maltese cry is simple because they have an irritant in their eyes, such as dust or dust. Gently lift the upper and lower eyelids to check for debris. In this case, the tear should only last for as long as it gets the dust or dust out. Rinse eyes with cold water or veterinary-approved eyewash. If your dog’s eyes still show signs of irritation, you can go to the veterinarian and ask them to help.