Dog Ear Yeast Infection: What is it and how to treat it?
Yeast infections are one of the major health challenges confronting dogs. When it manifests, it makes things difficult for the dog because of the severe discomfort. Scratching and itching are the major signs of this infection. This problem is common in summer because it can always survive during hot or humid weather. When it manifests in pets, many people consider it allergies. Yeast refers to such fungi such as Malassezia pachyderms. This bacteria carrier is known to grow in a...

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears
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When it comes to our dogs, we want the best for them. One very important way you can monitor your dog's health is to examine its ears weekly. This is not a difficult task. We may not think to do this on our own but is it especially important for dogs that have floppy ears or dog’s with allergies. So upon inspecting their ears, if you see build up of wax or they look dirty, make sure to get them...

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How to Give Your Dog Ear Medication
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Topical ear medications are often necessary to adequately treat inflammatory or infectious ear conditions. Some dogs will tolerate the administration of liquids or ointments into their ears, while others will not. Remember that your dog's ear condition may be painful, and that even a normally gentle and passive dog may respond by struggling, growling, biting, or scratching. Until the medication begins to control the problem and ease the discomfort, you may need to muzzle your dog for this procedure. Make...

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Dog Ear Issues
Dog Ear Issues
Common Sources of Ear Problems in Dogs By John Gilpatrick -  The discomfort that comes when you have an earache hardly needs elaboration, but imagine for a minute that your ear — inflamed and filled with water or wax — can’t be cleaned or improved by your own hand. You can't voice your pain or your need for help, either. All you can do is shake your head back and forth over and over until someone notices, diagnoses the problem...

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Dog Ear Infections: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention
Symptoms of dog ear infections
~Sources include the Merck Veterinary Manual and Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.~ If your dog suddenly starts whining and scratching at her ears, sometimes hard enough to make them red and raw, she may have a common canine health problem—an ear infection.There are three kinds of ear infections—otitis externa, media, and internal—affecting different parts of the canine ear. These are common conditions in dogs, especially those with floppy ears, such as Basset Hounds and Cocker...

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Yeast Free Food Benefits
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Dogs and cats suffer Yeast infections are bad news to dog owners. It is the greatest health challenge confronting these pets. Such infections in most of the cases arise from foods these dogs consume. The best way to free pets from a yeast infection is to feed them with yeast free food. There are various benefits of feeding dogs with yeast free food.Prevention is the best solution. When the bacteria does not find food to sustain on, it can hardly...

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What to do When Traditional Medicines Won’t Clear Infections
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As with human antibiotics, sometimes dog's conventional treatment for ear infections have been showing to be resistant to bacteria. If this is the case, there are some natural and unconventional treatments that you might want to try. One is Manuka Honey which is found in different products. (Click here to read more) In 2016, a study was conducted to test the effectiveness of Manuka Honey to treat bacterial ear infections in 15 dogs. Researchers applied 1 ml of medical-grade honey...

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Types of Infections
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Dog's ear infections can be either bacterial or fungal, so it's best to take them to a veterinarian to determine which one your dog may have to treat it properly. Yeast is the most common cause of fungal infections. Yeast is common and present on the bodies of all animals, but when an animal's immune system is compromised, the fungus can get out of control. So if your dog is prone to yeast infections, it's a good idea to have...

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Dog Ear Yeast Infections: Prevention,Causes, and Treatment
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If your pooch is rubbing his ear or tilting his head, he may have an ear infection caused by an overgrowth of yeast. A bacterial infection is also possible and can cause the same symptoms. So it's important for your vet to establish what kind of infection your dog has. Fortunately, a yeast infection of the outer ear is easy to spot. In addition to rubbing, the signs include a waxy residue and scabbing around the opening of the ear. The...

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