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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-20-2019, 06:11 PM Thread Starter
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My pup is only 3 m/o, so I may just be paranoid. When we first got him at 2 months, one ear was flopped down, the other flopped over the top of his head. Then they were both tee-peed, but standing for about 2-3 weeks. Overnight a few days ago, the opposite one has flopped down, and the other is flopped across his head. I attached some photos for reference - the first is the day we brought him home, second one is when they went up, third is his ears now. I’m not sure if this is teething (he hasn’t appeared to lose any baby teeth yet) and am worried one may be damaged because he frequently sleeps up against the sides of his crate at night. Also not sure if this is helpful, but I can’t really exercise the ear. No matter what noises I make, the flopped down one never stands. Opinions? Should I worry yet? And would putting in ear forms now do any damage?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-20-2019, 08:46 PM
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This is 100% perfectly normal, don't do anything to the ears and they'll stand when they should! At this point the only thing you should be worried about is taking enough photos and bonding well with that adorable puppy!

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-21-2019, 09:05 AM
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If you want to exercise his ears, give him plenty of things to chew in order to build his muscles up.
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