Articles for tag: Dog Ears, Ear Mites, Mites, Vet Care

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Dangers of Ear Mites to Dogs

What are Ear Mites? If you suspect that your pet may have ear mites, it’s important to talk to your vet and learn about what kind of health problems can ear mites cause for a dog. Ear mites are tiny parasitic mites that live on a host, typically a cat or dog. They thrive on ...

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Body Odor in Dogs

All dogs start to smell bad if they haven’t had a bath for a few weeks, but if after your dog is clean and freshly bathed, he shouldn’t have an offensive body odor. A dog with a persistent body odor could have a medical problem that requires treatment or veterinary care, and no one wants ...

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Why Dogs Love Their Squeaky Toys

Does your dog energetically pounce on a new squeaky toy, shaking his head and pawing away at it? Does he or she chew excitedly every time it squeaks? Does that same dog quickly discard the squeaky toy once the squeak is gone? According to sources there is a good answer for this, though some may ...

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My Dog has Ears That Smell – Ear Mites

Ear mites can cause a rancid odor that emanates from your dog’s ears. They will also cause your dog to scratch at his ears more than usual and shake his head. Ear mites are extremely contagious so your dog could have gotten them from anywhere. They burrow in the ear canal and cause an itchy ...

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Canine Yeast Ear Infections

Yeast infections are a common problem not only in humans, but also in canines as well. Canine yeast infections occur more often in the ears than any other body part. Remedies for canine yeast infections range from prescription drugs and medications, to homeopathic remedies. It’s your responsibility, the dog owner, to choose what works best ...

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Black Ear Wax in Dogs: Identifying and Treating Ear Mites

Ear mites are a microscopic, parasitic arachnid belonging to the same family as dust mites that often affect the ears of cats, dogs and other furry friends. These tiny eight legged menaces can actually affect any area of an animals body though as their name suggests, prefer the ears. The most commonly seen species of ...

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How to Treat Your Dog’s Ear Infection

Dogs with floppy ears are more prone to developing some type of yeast infection in the ears. Fortunately, there is a home remedy that many owners find is safe and effective, and prevent the need for a prescription from the vet. Using what you already have at home, you can bring your beloved pet relief ...

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Dog Ears: How a Dog’s Hearing Works

Dogs can hear sounds from much farther away and at higher frequencies than humans. If you are a dog owner you’ve probably noticed this before a thunderstorm when your dog starts to whimper and get scared but you don’t hear anything. When a dog hears something interesting it can rotate its ears around from front ...