German Shepherd Dog Forums - Reply to Topic
Thread: Pink Ears Reply to Thread
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
08-29-2014 10:02 PM
Harry and Lola I can't remember at what age it started but Lola (6yo GSD bitch) always had bad ears - inflamed, pink to reddish, dark brown wax, always scratching them. I was always having to clean them and up the Vets to get drops or antibiotics for her ears. Then I changed vets and my new vet diagnosed her with low thyroid (hypothyroidism) about 2 years ago now. Ever since treating her for thyroid she has not had one bad ear episode. Just something to consider. But from my experience chronic ears such as you are describing are an indication something is not right, whether allergies, thyroid issues, ear mites etc. Take him to your vet for a diagnosis, I know when Lola was going through this I could tell she was very uncomfortable and was painful for her.
08-29-2014 01:38 PM
Bruin Our pup's were pretty pink and waxy for the first few weeks. He wasn't itchy or shaking his head often though, so the vet just suggested we watch him and bring him in if he does start to show those signs of infection.

I hadn't ever thought of what could be causing it, but we did change his food around the time they got better. May or may not be coincidental?
08-29-2014 01:27 PM
Sunflowers What are you feeding?
08-29-2014 09:21 AM
Lilie It might be more helpful if you could submit a picture of your pups ears.
08-29-2014 08:45 AM
Pink Ears

Is it normal - this i our first GSD - he is a male pup 13.5 weeks old, his ears seem to be bright pink on the inside and he seems to always have wax coming out of them - we clean them etc - but is it normal for the inside of his ears to be that pink?

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome