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Dog Ear Yeast Infections: Prevention,Causes, and Treatment
dog yeast infection symptoms
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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What are some home remedies for dog ear infections?
What are some home remedies for dog ear infections?
According to Modern Dog magazine, a good home remedy for a dog's ear infection consists of applying a mixture of water and vinegar in the ear. Apple cider vinegar also works for this remedy. Vinegar has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that help rid the dog of any pain or discomfort caused by the infection. Another home remedy that is used to treat a dog's ear infection involves placing five to six drops of oil of mullein mixed with oil of...

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