Hygienic procedures are a necessary part of pet care. Not only beauty depends on them, but also the health of your pet. In our article, we will talk about how to properly clean a dog’s ears and is it mandatory to do so.
Does the dog need to brush his ears?
Many owners are convinced that cleaning the ears of a pet is necessary only when they are dirty. But this opinion is erroneous. Even if at first glance the dog’s ears are clean, they still need to be cleaned periodically. Why? Ear wax is constantly released, but in different dogs with different speeds. The dog’s auricles have an L-shaped curve, so discharge is usually not visible. However, if they are not removed, an inflammatory process may occur. Continue reading
Otitis is one of the top 10 most common problems that dog and cat owners go to the veterinary clinic. What is this disease, how does it manifest and how to deal with it?
What is otitis media?
Otitis is the common name for inflammatory processes in the ear. It can be external (affects the ear before the eardrum), middle (the department with auditory ossicles) and internal (the department is in close proximity to the brain).
If with timely contact with a specialist, external otitis can be easily treated within a few days, then internal otitis is a serious threat to the life of the animal. Continue reading