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Help what is this??

My dogs ear has stuff coating the inside and some of the outside that looks like dried blood, its only in one ear. What is this?


Asked by Anonymous at 1:01 AM on May. 29, 2009 in Pets

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Answers (7)
  • My oldest doxie has always had this problem. He gets yeast infections in his ears. It's a running joke in our house how Kody is always baking yeast...haha. He has to get medication from the vet. Any of the things these ladies are talking about could be the problem. If, after you clean the ears out, you don't see a difference, you should take your furbaby to the vet.

    Answer by fibromom at 12:15 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • Possibly due to flea bites as fleas and ticks like to bite areas like that.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:12 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • could be blood or just alot of ear wax. If you dont clean their little ears they get clogged just like ours. Use a warm wash cloth to wipe it off and if you see a wound take him to the vet ASAP. If it is not a boo-boo then clean it for now with rubbing alcohol and clean it. Go to a doggie store tomorrow morning and get some dog ear drops.

    Answer by Alysia_Moore at 1:15 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • GL!

    Answer by Alysia_Moore at 1:15 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • Could be Flies too .. We have a larger outside dog that this happens too. There is some creams you can get to put on them ( Sorry not sure what the creams are called thou , hubby always takes care of that) But sounds like the same thing.

    Answer by Shaqbe4u at 1:15 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • This happens to my weiner dog too. We have to keep his ears cleaned out really well all of the time, since he gets so much gunk in them playing outside. I would also recommend taking him to the vet if you see any kind of wound.

    Answer by lucindamartinez at 11:04 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • Ear wax, discharge and probably ear mites. I am guessing it smells bad too?
    You can use peroxide to clean out the inner ear. You will have to flush it several times. Then a few drops of alcohol to dry it up. This will need to be repeated as needed-maybe weekly? for several weeks until you seem to have the problem in hand.

    Answer by SnoWhiteImages at 11:01 AM on Jun. 9, 2009