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Old 12-29-2012, 08:08 AM   #21 (permalink)
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my dog is 2 months and 2 weeks ... if i clean my dog'ears is that will effect on the standing of his ears ?
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:07 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Ask your vet about Carrasyn wound gel. It's what the vet gave us for Sierra when her and Jax got into a fight. It keeps the wound moist and helps heal. You can get it from Amazon too but you'll want it fairly quick and your vet should have it.
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Well, I took her to the vet, just to make sure everything was healing fine. The scaring has already set in, they said they could still do a cosmetic surgery that would cost us between 300-500 dollar because the ear most likely will look funny after it healed all up but since the scaring set in, they would have to losen up the skin and then stitch it back together and I was like "Nah, I don't care too much about cosmetics. Just hope it's not going to be a bloodear."
The scar will give her character, LOL.

For Doggie dad: antibiotics are birth control for bacteria.
They work by stopping reproduction, and your immune system is then able to destroy them.
However, they wreak havoc on the entire body and I like to use the oral ones as a last resort on skin problems, and try treating topically first with disinfectants.

Disinfectants and antibiotics do both kill bacteria. A disinfectant is for use on surfaces and outside the body, examples are bleach and iodine. Antibiotics are generally for use internally, such as penicillin.
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EMT Gel is great stuff whatever you do don't use peroxide on that at this point
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:00 AM   #25 (permalink)
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EMT Gel is great stuff
That can be found at Tractor Supply in the equine section.
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That can be found at Tractor Supply in the equine section.
I was very skeptical about the claims of that product but it really does a great job.
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:56 AM   #27 (permalink)
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i prefer betadine as that is what we use in the er and or. if there was a flap, i would have glued it, liquid stitches" after cleaning, then let it heal on its own.
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RedR327 - I still like the Carrasyn better. It's not such a mess to work with.
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I have Zymox.

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That's for cleaning ears?

EMT Gel and Carrasyn are wound products. The EMT Gel has collagen in it and dries on. Carrasyn keeps the wound moist so it doesn't scar as much and heals better.
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