Senility, or old dog syndrome, was once a familiar way to describe the family dog that was starting to resemble an elderly grandparent’s strange lapse of memory and bouts of curious behavior.
Alzheimer’s Explained – Part One
The microscopic presence of bacteria and yeast can easily be determined by taking a swab of the ear canal. Topical ear drops or ointments routinely prescribed are basically combo cocktails of antibiotics (to kill bacteria), antifungals (to kill yeast), and anti-inflammatory drugs like cortisone (necessary to dampen inflammation, stop the itch and reduce pain).
Part 2 on how to keep your dog’s ears healthy
If you are dragging your dog to the vet for yet another round of ear cleanings, ear drops and other costly meds – read on. Some dogs are never “cured” from these frustrating bouts of ear scratching, head shaking and smelly ooze. But there is hope that you can lessen these painful episodes with routine care. – See more at: http://www.dogsparesort.com/how-i-treat-itchy-smelly-dog-ears-part-1#sthash.aCeWvDqI.dpuf
Read advice on how to keep your dog’s ears healthy from Paula Terifaj, DVM
Here is a link for all you dog lovers who would like some up-to-date info on feeding your dog properly in 2013! This is from Dr. Paula Terifaj. DVM. View Full Article
Danette Whelan is a Chronic Lyme Disease survivor and supportive friend of DG Cedar Oil. THE RISE OF THE SUBURBAN TICK is her latest blog post.View full article