Articles for tag: Ear Care, Ear Mites, Ferret Toys, Ferrets, Mites

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Ear Mites in Ferrets

Ear mites are highly contagious and many people don’t know that their ferret can catch ear mites from their dog, their cat or other ferrets. In fact, veterinarian Judith Bell of PetEducation.com states that the majority of ferrets will have ear mites at some point or another during their lifetime. About Ear Mites & Ferrets ...

Product Review: Wally’s Ear Oil

I have been battling ear infections and upsets for awhile now due to chronic allergies and sinus infections. It is pretty seasonal so I know when to expect it. I have been using ear oils and found a great one called Wally’s! I usually always used a mullein and garlic based ear oil for ear ...

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Feline Ear Infection

Feline ear infections are usually easy to treat, but if they are not treated properly and promptly, the infection may become chronic, causing more problems for your cat in the long run. Knowing the signs and symptoms of ear infections will allow pet owners to obtain the prompt treatment ear infections need. Cats who have ...

Health Benefits and Uses of Mullein

Description and Habitat of Mullein Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) is an herb that is native to Europe and grows in temperate regions in the United States. It prefers a sunny, dry location and is often found in fields and roadsides. Mullein is a biennial with a two-year life cycle. The first year it appears as a ...

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How Dogs Get 5 Types of Mites

Dogs and puppies are the hosts to several species of mites that seem to have evolved along with the various mammal species of the world. These mites have become so specialized in their lifestyles and diets that some can only survive on certain species such as cats or dogs. But how to dogs and puppies ...

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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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How to Clean Cat Ears Safely

Cat owners often overlook or put-off routine ear care for their cats. Many owners worry that they will hurt their pet when cleaning their cat’s ears but not performing regular ear cleaning can lead to several ear problems. Common cat ear problems include mites, bacterial infections, fungal or yeast infections, allergies, cancer, and dirt or ...

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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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Ear Mites in Ferrets: What to Do?

Ferrets love to burrow. Because of that, their ears continually produce a lot of wax in order to shove out any dirt or particles that go in when burrowing. It’s good to get to know the normal color of your ferret’s earwax in order to quickly detect when they are infected with ear mites. Causes ...