As a loving pet parent, you should be aware that the ears of a dog are a pretty important part of his anatomy. It goes without saying that their ears are a lot more sensitive than ours and accordingly needs more attention than a routine session at the dog wash machine.
Ear infection at some point are much more common for dogs than you might think. What you need to watch out for is whether your dog shakes his head a lot or try to scratch their ears aggressively.
Their sense of hearing is the strongest, second only to their sense of smell. In order to keep their hearing in peak form, it is essential that their ears are kept clean!
Cleaning a dog’s ears is no easy task and it can be quite a struggle to get them to even stay still. Aside from causing critical damage, it can end up being pretty messy and leave you covered in wax and other debris.
The last resort.
If everything else fails, it’s better to schedule an appointment with your veterinarian or book a session with your pet groomer. Remember, putting yourself at risk is never going to be worth it.
There are many other reasons for you to keep their ears clean. It is very common for a pet dog to catch an ear infection. It can inevitably result in an expensive trip to the vet. Regular cleanings can prevent build up and might also prevent this, not only saving you some time and money, but also spare the pain for your pet.
Remember, it is never okay to stick any object into your dog’s ear canal. Some cleaners can actually be harmful to your pet’s breed depending on the integrity of the tympanic membrane. It’s highly recommended to have a discussion with your vet before starting out with regular cleaning sessions.