Why does my dog flip his ears since he had a bath three days ago?

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

Answers


Ear infections are sometimes caused from water trapped in the ear canal. The damp environment creates al breeding ground for bacteria and fungus, often leading to painful sensitivity, redness, swelling and infection. Dogs with ear flaps are the most affected since the flaps cut air circulation and trap moisture.
Take care when bathing your dog that water and excess ear cleaning solution do not get into the ears. When you bathe any dog you should place cotton in their ears to prevent water from entering the ear canal, and the ear area (especially on those dogs with ear flaps) must be completely dry so as not to provide a damp environment favored by bacteria and fungus.
You may want to seek help from your vet as ear infections can become quite nasty very quickly.
Hope this helps !

Related Questions

Other people asked questions on similar topics, check out the answers they received:

Asked: How common is it to see ear mites in a dog? I ...

How common is it to see ear mites in a dog? I haven't ever seen them yet but I don't want to ignore them if they are there either. Are the symptoms mentioned in the article the only symptoms or are ...

Asked: How do our pets get ear mites? I read an ...

How do our pets get ear mites? I read an article saying that you could use certain oils to get rid of the ear mites without going to the vet. I never try any home remedies on my pets. Has anyone ...

Asked: How normal is it for dogs to get ear ...

How normal is it for dogs to get ear infections? I don't think any of my dogs have ever gotten an ear infection, or if they did it went away on it's own. How often do dogs get them?

More Questions

Oto-mite for dogs and cats

cats ears are more delicate than dogs ears and you have to be careful what you put in cats OR dogs ears because there are so many side effects from some of the products. we went with the Dr Dogs Ear Oil as mentioned here because it was safe ear mite treatment for cats and also good for dog ear ...

Will my dog feel unloved/abandoned if I leave him at dog daycare or are

He should do well there. If it is a good daycare, they will exercise him, give him attention, etc. If he is kenneled then no, he probably won't be that happy.

Will a dog know what you mean if you flip it off?

Probably some smart dogs can easily understand most gestures but of course not all.

My dog has been scratching her ears a lot and I think she might have ear

Yep I also have used Dr.Dogs Ear Oil. It worked very well for our dog I would suggest anybody try it first . The bottle is cheap like you said and it is very easy to use and all natural!!! I figured why take the time to make some home brewed stuff when this was so cheap anyways and they take all ...