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Eye issues can sometimes be indicative of systemic problems or infections that might also lead to a decrease in appetite. Firstly, assess the overall behavior and energy levels of your dog. If he is active and playful but just showing less interest in food, it might be a less urgent issue. However, if he is lethargic or showing signs of distress, the situation could be more serious. For the eye tearing, gently clean the area around the eye with a soft, damp cloth to remove any discharge. Ensure that you do not touch the eye itself and that the cloth is only slightly damp to avoid introducing more moisture into the eye area. Monitor the eye for any changes, such as redness, swelling, or an increase in discharge, which could indicate an infection or irritation. Regarding his lack of appetite, try offering a variety of foods to entice him to eat, including wet food or a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice, which can be easier on the stomach. Make sure fresh water is always available and that the food and water bowls are clean.