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Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

Judy Schroeder, DVM   June 13, 2012   Comments Off on Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

Q) What causes ear infections? A) Ear infections in dogs and cats are common. They usually happen when something irritates the ear, causing excess wax production. Bacteria and/or yeast then thrive in this moist environment, leading to further pain, discomfort, and inflammatory changes to the ear canal. Allergy is a common cause of ear irritation, but foreign material in the… Read more »