Signs Your Dog May Have An Ear Infection And How To Help

Ear infections in dogs can be a common problem, but there is no reason the dog needs to suffer through it. Breeds with floppy ears like beagles are often prone to get infections more than perked or clipped ear dogs. Signs to watch for include odor coming from the ear, frequent cleaning or pawing at the ear and jaw pain when opening the mouth. If signs are shown, take your pet to the vet for a diagnosis. It could be bacterial, or even mites add they’re the best to diagnose and cure these problems

Key Takeaways:

  • Ear infections are very common in dogs, and it can happen to some dogs more than others.
  • The dogs with the longer ears are more susceptible to getting an ear infection.
  • One symptom of an ear infection in a dog is persistent scratching of the infected ear.

“An ear infection usually requires a trip to the vet to determine whether the infection is caused by bacteria, yeast, or mites. Treatment will vary based on the type of infection.”

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