CLEAN EARS TO PREVENT INFECTION AND INFESTATION
Ear are dark, moist areas loaded with nooks and crannies. That makes them a perfect home and breeding ground for bacteria, parasites, yeast and similar nastiness. If your dog happens to have big, floppy ears, the trouble is only compounded. That’s why cleaning your pet’s ears is such an important part of your grooming regimen. Ask your vet for helpful tips about how to best clean and maintain your particular pet’s ears, and learn to recognize signs of infection like discharge, foul odor, swelling, redness, crustiness and hair loss. Ears are also a popular spot for ticks to hide.