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06-21-2014 02:45 PM
workingk9_Ohio Thanks so much for this! I just got a 20 month old bitch and her left ear will go up sometimes, but is usually down, like the first pic of your girl. I'm going to give this a go.

Carey
06-11-2014 02:04 PM
Mickeynads
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We've had the appliance out of his ear for weeks now, and all is well. Trappe is 10 month old, and we worked on the ear from age 4 mo to probably about 8 mo. His ear is up virtually all of the time and appears to be getting stronger all the time. Strangely, if he is nervous or unhappy, he will let the upper part of the weak ear drop to the side, but he quickly brings it back up. Both ears are still bouncy when he runs, and maybe that will improve or not. He looks great though, and your general plan is what got us moving in the right direction. Thanks for your wonderful help!
That's a great job Lynn, I'm so happy for you I think with more and more time, it should get a lot stronger. Keep us updated
06-01-2014 08:08 PM
LynnPritchard Thank you!! Much work went into this result!!
06-01-2014 07:16 PM
HappyFurKid Beautiful dog and beautiful ears! lol
06-01-2014 05:56 AM
LynnPritchard
Ears

We've had the appliance out of his ear for weeks now, and all is well. Trappe is 10 month old, and we worked on the ear from age 4 mo to probably about 8 mo. His ear is up virtually all of the time and appears to be getting stronger all the time. Strangely, if he is nervous or unhappy, he will let the upper part of the weak ear drop to the side, but he quickly brings it back up. Both ears are still bouncy when he runs, and maybe that will improve or not. He looks great though, and your general plan is what got us moving in the right direction. Thanks for your wonderful help!
05-25-2014 12:50 PM
Mickeynads Hi all how is everything going with the ears? Enakai seems even better now. Her ear appears to be stronger and stronger. Here are some pics of her this morning running and we stopped using the tape for almost a month now
03-30-2014 05:28 PM
mydogs
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Hi,



We've been keeping it in for the past 8 months (our girl is 2 next week). I'd really keep it in till he's done teething and maybe a bit longer to make sure the cartilage gets strong. Hope this helps.

Thanks! I plan on keeping it in. He's teething pretty bad last few days a lot of teeth missing and bloody gums


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03-30-2014 04:28 PM
Mickeynads
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Wonder if this would work on a hematoma damaged ear? My male had surgery for one and the tip of his ear did not go back up. I'll watch this. Thanks.
This method should work for any damaged cartilage-based ears problems. Can you tell us a bit more about your dog. Do you have any pics?
03-30-2014 04:26 PM
Mickeynads
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Thank you! Yeah, he's 11 months now, and I'll continue to work on the ear until it behaves like the other one! Hopefully it's not much longer!


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Oh he's only 11 months, he's got loads more growing to do so it should be up just like the other one.
Keep us updated
03-30-2014 04:02 PM
Daisy Wonder if this would work on a hematoma damaged ear? My male had surgery for one and the tip of his ear did not go back up. I'll watch this. Thanks.
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