In this demonstration, Dr. Tani shows how to clean a dog's ear using a cleaning solution and gauze. For more information, visit www.socvets.com
Infection of the outer ear canal is the second most common reason for veterinary visits according to the Veterinary Pet Insurance company. This is a painful condition and dogs usually present for rubbing or scratching at their ear or head, head-shaking, and sometimes malodor. The ears can become red, have discharge, and the ear canal can become narrowed and thickened from chronic inflammation.