Some breeds are more susceptible than others, including dogs with pendulous ears or dogs with hairy inner ear flaps. Dogs with allergies are also at risk. Clean, odor-free, pale pink color and a minimal accumulation of wax are indications of healthy ears. Check your pet’s ears regularly.
Signs of Ear Disease:
Excessive scratching and pawing of the ear and head
Sensitivity to touch, often resulting from pain
Constant tilting/shaking of the head to one side
Redness or swelling of the ear flap or canal
Changes in behavior like listlessness, depression or irritability
Accumulation of dark brown wax
Loss of balance or hearing and disorientation
Bleeding or discharge resembling coffee grinds
Contact us if you see any of this symptoms.