Why does my dog have brown stuff in her ear?

Why does my dog have brown stuff in her ear?

Outer ear infection (otitis externa). A waxy, yellow, or reddish-brown ear discharge can also be a sign your dog has an ear infection, which can be a result of allergies, mites, polyps, overproduction of ear wax, excessive bathing or swimming (which can leave too much moisture in the ears), or other problems.

Can a 9 year old cocker spaniel have an ear infection?

My 9 year old Cocker Spaniel has been at the vet and was diagnosed with an ear infection, however, because of this he has lost the sight in one eye. My vet prescribed a course of antibiotics which is now complete and I believe my dog still has an ear infection. While I am cleaning his ears, a black hard gunge is coming from his ear.

How long does it take to clean Cocker Spaniel’s ears?

After the initial ear cleaning and treatment, your vet will want to see your cocker spaniel again in about 5 to 7 days. This will allow your vet to reassess your cocker spaniel’s ears. If the ears are looking better, your vet may advise you to continue with the current treatment plan and monitor the ears.

What kind of eye problems does a cocker spaniel have?

Common eye problems that tend to affect cocker spaniels include: Cherry Eye Dry Eye Other Eye Problems (such as entropion, ectropion, and distichiasis)

What kind of deafness does a cocker spaniel have?

This type of deafness is permanent and may affect one or both ears. A puppy that fails to be woken up by a loud noise is likely to have bilateral deafness. This type of deafness is associated with white pigmentation (i.e. white hair, blue eyes). Other cocker spaniel health problems include the following:

Can a cocker spaniel have an ear infection?

Ear infections are common conditions in dogs, especially those with floppy ears such as Basset Hounds and Cocker Spaniels. An estimated 20 percent of dogs have some form of ear disease, which may affect one or both ears. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce the length and severity of these episodes for your dog.

When to take your Cocker Spaniel to the vet?

If the inside of his ear is red or looks inflamed, or if there’s a large amount of wax, particularly if it smells bad (like cheesy feet) or is very dark in colour, then your dog may have an ear infection. It’s probably time to visit the vet.

What kind of infection does Angus the cocker spaniel have?

Angus is a Cocker Spaniel who battles chronic ear infections on a regular basis. His mom, Celia Campbell of Indianapolis, Indiana, says when he gets the infections, his vet cultures the inner ear, looks at it under a microscope, and tends to find “rods,” a type of bacteria found on ear swab.

Why do Cocker Spaniel ears hang so low?

Improving Ventilation in Cocker Spaniel Ears. By design, Cocker Spaniel ears hang low and cover the opening to the ear which means that their inner ears don’t get enough air circulating to keep them as healthy as they could be.