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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-15-2013, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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Ear infections

Hey im new to this my big son jake (the dog) had a recent ear unfection and now he has another is this a sign...?

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Hi Lou and Welcome!
Try a 50/50 mix of apple cider vinegar and water and wipe out his ears on a regular bases until gone, then maybe once per week. You should also look at feeding a Non-Grain food in case this is a yeast issue.
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The vet gave me a ear drop thing but I its like geting sweets from a child he goes nuts hides kicks etc lol I didnt think yeast hmmm thank you xx

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To clean his ears every 2 weeks lol forgot write that

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To clean his ears every 2 weeks lol forgot write that

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What part of Ireland? We've been to your beautiful country 4 times!
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Im from belfast lol the city what part did uvisit

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Im from belfast lol the city what part did uvisit

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We haven't had the pleasure to visit your neck of the woods yet! We just visited the South this year but we mostly stay on the West Coast.
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Hahaha trust me it isnt all perfect

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-17-2013, 06:53 PM
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Hey she's right, reoccurring ear infections can be directly related to a food allergy, if it's not yeast it's bacterial (my small dog got like 3 one right after another when he was a pup, and he was allergic to the meds it was a huge mess) hope it gets better, keep an eye out for itchy paws or the inner thighs that can also indicate a food allergy


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