How to Clean Dog Ears

Cleaning your dog's ears regularly can help remove dirt, wax, and debris that can build up and lead to infection. It can also help you to identify any early signs of ear problems, such as redness, swelling, or discharge.


How often you need to clean your dog's ears will depend on their breed and individual needs. Some dogs may only need their ears cleaned once a month, while others may need to have them cleaned weekly.


Hold the ear flap up and gently squirt a small amount of ear cleaning solution into the ear canal.Massage the base of the ear for about 30 seconds to help loosen the dirt and wax.


Be gentle when cleaning your dog's ears. Avoid inserting anything too far into the ear canal.If your dog has a lot of hair in their ears, you may want to trim it back before cleaning. 


Cleaning your dog's ears regularly is an important part of their overall health care. By following the tips above, you can easily and safely clean your dog's ears at home.


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