This Web Story will teach you how to check your dog's ears for problems. Ear problems are common in dogs, and it is important to be able to identify them early so that they can be treated.
Some common signs of ear problems in dogs include:Scratching or rubbing their ears,Head shaking,Drooling,Bad odor coming from the ears.
To check your dog's ears, you will need a flashlight and a cotton swab.Gently lift your dog's ear flap.Use the flashlight to look inside the ear canal.
Ear mites are another common cause of ear problems in dogs. They are tiny parasites that burrow into the ear canal and feed on the dog's skin.
Ear infections are one of the most common ear problems in dogs. They can be caused by bacteria, yeast, or parasites. Symptoms of ear infections include:Redness and swelling of the ear canal.
Foreign objects, such as grass seeds or burrs, can also get stuck in your dog's ears.Symptoms of a foreign object in the ear include:Scratching or rubbing the ears.
By following these tips, you can help keep your dog's ears healthy and prevent ear problems.