Dr. Laura Brown, owner of Greentree Animal Hospital in Libertyville, Illinois discusses ear infections. Sponsored by BarkBox. A 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
Crusts or scabs on the 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