Check your dog’s ears once a week, more fequently for dogs with long or folded ears. There are cleansing pads to clean ear flaps, solutions for cleaning the ear canal, ear powder to keep ears dry, mitacides, even a otoscope to check ears. To clean your dogs ears, put a small amount of cleaning solution in the ear. Gently massage the bottom of the ear – you’ll hear a squishy sound. Your dog will shake his head, ridding the ear of any excess solution and dirt. Using a cotton ball, gently wipe the ear parts you can see.
Before using any ear product, check with your vet. If you suspect a problem, consult your vet.