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Ear Infections And Your Pooch With Dr. Laura Brown

Ear Infections And Your Pooch With Dr. Laura Brown

Dr. Laura Brown, owner of Greentree Animal Hospital in Libertyville, IL discusses ear infections. Sponsored by BarkBox. Free extra month of BarkBox by visiting BarkBox.com/vettalk. Please like and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, YouTube and iHeartRadio. 

How Can I Tell if My Dog Has an Ear Infection?

The following symptoms may indicate that your dog needs to have his ears checked by a veterinarian:

  • Scratching of the ear or area around the ear
  • Brown, yellow, or bloody discharge
  • Odor in the ear
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Crusts or scabs on inside of the outer ear
  • Hair loss around the ear
  • Rubbing of the ear and surrounding area on the floor or furniture
  • Head shaking or head tilt
  • Loss of balance
  • Unusual eye movements
  • Walking in circles
  • Hearing loss