Ear Infections in Dogs: Treatments

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Ear infections in dogs can be painful, making detection and treatment important. Below, Dr. Peter Nurre has outlined four ways that veterinarians approach treatment of ear infections in dogs. Ear cleaning:  Dogs develop waxy debris, infectious material, and other debris … [Read more...]

Causes of Ear Infections in Dogs

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Ear infections are one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in dogs.  Below is a list of underlying causes of external ear infections in dogs: Allergies:  Environmental (atopy) and food allergies can cause inflammation of the external ear.  Allergies are the most … [Read more...]

External Ear Infections in Dogs

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A dog's external ear consists of a vertical and horizontal canal that is separated from the middle ear by the tympanic membrane (ear drum).  When a dog develops an external ear infection, known as otitis externa, they usually shake their head and scratch their ears.  A … [Read more...]