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Old 11-16-2012, 04:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Arexa is now almost 7 months old and I am really beginning to panic, seems like her ears are getting worse instead of better her most current photo shows like ears almost gave up. On picture where she is 5 moths old her ears would be like that every time in the car while driving, now not even that. Sometimes she will pick them up and they will be criss-cross, but mostly floppy. I have tryed taping 2 weeks ago for a few days it helped a little but as soon as the tape came off so did her ears I have tried tender mender glue for a few days got worse results than after tape. Today I put some breath strips in her ears with tender mender glue, I just don't know what to do anymore I hope I am just worried for nothing, she is my first GSD and I don't have much experience. It very important that her ears are up! Please tell me what I should do I am thinking of taking her to a professional to tape ears...

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Old 11-16-2012, 04:31 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I give her cottage cheese for extra calcium, she has lots of chew toys/bones and she is almost done teething.

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Old 11-16-2012, 08:26 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm no expert in this but I would think you'd need to keep them glued for longer than a few days. Any thread I've read about gluing/taping, I believe it was a few weeks.
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why does the dog have a shaved area on his right forearm?
whatever is going on may be a stress response .
also what are you feeding ? thought I saw red yellow and green kibble (if so that can't be good) -- and the dog does not appear to have any muscle , seems to look like he is missing energy and animation , a little less as each month goes by .

let's see if nutrition will help.
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Personally, I would leave the ears alone and let them do whatever they want to do. If your dog is healthy, I wouldn't be concerned about the ears.
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Try giving the puppy bones and things to chew on. Chewing will help build up the muscles/tendons that support the ears. You can also try taping/glueing at the same time, but for longer.
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