If your poor little guy has an ear infection, you know in order to help him feel better and get rid of the nasty stuff inside, you will need to clean those ears. If you suspect your pup has an ear infection, be sure to see your veterinarian for a proper diagnosis and an ear solution which will help kill any bacteria, yeast or particles causing the infection. Be sure to clean your dog's ears on a regular basis during the infection as well as once his ears are nice and healthy again. Regular cleaning will help keep your infections at bay. Natural remedies are easy to give at home.
Your little guy’s ears hurt. Be very careful while maneuvering him around to get the solution into his ear. Tugging on his ear to open the canal will cause discomfort or pain. Rubbing the back side of his ear to massage solution into the canal will also likely cause pain.
My dog shakes his head immediately when putting in the ear cleaning solution. How do I get him not to do that, so that solution can work properly?
Hello, even though this guide is for administering eye drops, there are excellent tips that you can use. Have a helper, put the ear drops in from behind, and try to have Nelson keep his head on your lap after the cleaning solution is put in. https://wagwalking.com/training/take-eye-drops. Read the entire guide through too see if any of the methods will work for you. I think the cleaning solution will still have some effect, even with the shaking, but try the tips in the article I have mentioned here. You can also ask your vet to give you a demonstration of how they put in the solution; I'm sure they'd be happy to assist. All the best to Nelson!
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I tried the apple cider vinegar and water solution last night. My dogs ear immediately turned blood red and looked inflammed and he seemed very uncomfortable. This morning I woke up and the infection was 10x worse in his one ear.
My poor Ginger has been suffering for over a year w ear infections and paw inflammation. After several and I mean several trips to the vets and thousands of dollars I finally found this information on apple cider vinegar and it works 💯 its only been 6 days but her ears are 99% healed and her paws are 80% healed!! I also removed chicken from her diet. So happy my dog is feeling better and not suffering anymore! Thank you!!