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ABOUT EAR INFECTIONS AND TREATMENT
1. We need to know what type of infection we're treating.
A. This can only be done by swabbing the ear discharge and examining it under
B. Infection types can and do change. What started as a yeast infection may
have transitioned to a primarily bacterial infection and vice-versa. What may
look like ear mites can actually be an infection, etc.
2. We need to design an appropriate treatment plan.
appropriate cleaner and ointment. There are many different types and
3. We need to identify any underlying factors that may be predisposing the pet to
****Remember, treating ear infections can be EXPENSIVE!
But improperly or incompletely treating ear infections is MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE!!!