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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

How to Treat Dog Ear Infection without Vet

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Dogs are our faithful companion. When you pet a dog, they eventually get dependent on us and look for the comfort zone in every way. Every living being wants to lead a healthy life and for this reason, you should have adequate knowledge to treat your pet dog’s common problems. Common problems, such as, the ear infection is the most common cause of a dog's health issue. Below, you will find out how to treat dog ear infection without a vet.
You may get in trouble finding a veterinary doctor for your pet dog, especially on weekends. So, to relieve you from this situation, I have discussed some of the common issues regarding ear infection of your pet dog and making remedies at home. Check the brief discussion below to find your preferred method of treating your pet dog.

Home Remedy without Vet
You are observing for a couple of days that your dog has been itching or scratching his head and ear frequently. This leads you to ponder about the dog's health issue and another problem is you are on the weekend that leaves you to find a solution for your dog immediately without a vet.
So, this time you can try a home remedy to treat your dog immediately. Different types of home remedy you can choose for the first time. Check the brief discussion below to find your solution.




Identify the Causes and Symptoms first
You may have noticed your dog is scratching their ears several times. But when you find it little rough or excessive than usual movements, you need to get alert this time. Frequent scratching and rubbing is the sign for a canine ear infection. In the later section of this article, you will find out about symptoms and causes of ear infection.
Symptoms
You are witnessing your pooch scratching his ear frequently. This is the primary symptoms that define you need to take remedies for your dog. Besides, you should look into other symptoms that your dog might be suffering. Check the list of symptoms below.
  • · Odor , Redness, Swollen ear
  • · Scared of getting touched
  • · Hanging head low to the ground
  • · Loss of balance
  • · Reluctant to chew food
  • · Rubbing ear on the floor

Causes of Ear Infection
Ear infection is the cause of common canine health problem. Your dog may have wandered around a place that was not suitable for him and his entire surroundings and activities need to get controlled.The below list shows some points which cause ear infection.
  • · Genetic issues (Hairy, thyroid, endocrine, meningitis disorder breeds)
  • · Activities (Exposing to water and not having dried ear)
  • · Environmental factors (Getting allergic to Pollens, grass, dust mites)
  • · Yeast and Bacteria (Creates inflammation in the ear)
  • · Grass Seeds (It goes down the ear canal and cause irritation)

Know about the Different Remedies
To treat your dog with better cure and prevention, you need to thoroughly asses all the methods that you feel comfortable to do at home. First of all, you may choose the usual treatment to treat your dog in a typical way. Below, find out the different remedies that you can apply for your pooch.
Usual Treatment
If you want to treat your dog in an easy and comfortable way, the usual treatment is the right choice for you. Usual treatment includes proper swim or bath and using cleanser to remove the dirt. Find out the process below.
Preparation
  • · After swim or bath properly dry your dog’s ear
  • · Remove excessive hair into the ear canal
  • · Properly clean your dog’s ear with cleanser
To prepare the homemade cleanser, follow the steps below,
  • · Make dilute vinegar and mix with water
  • · Place this in a bottle and squeeze it
  • · Pour some of the mixture into the dog’s ear
  • · Rub the ear after fluid gets in
  • · Remove any additional fluid from dog’s ear

Use of Monistat
You can treat your dog with Monistat as well. Monistat is a mixture of hydrocortisone cream which you need to apply in the affected area. See the below preparation.
Preparation
  • · Mix miconazole cream and hydrocortisone cream in a small bowl
  • · Add a few drops of water and mix all the ingredients
  • · Heat the mixture in the microwave on low temperature for 10-15 seconds
  • · Take some mixture into a syringe
  • · Pour some of the mixture into the dog’s ear
  • · Rub the ear after fluid gets in
  • · Remove any additional fluid from dog’s ear
Herbal Method
Herbal remedies are an easy solution to treat your dog at home. Herbal items have medicinal value that you can use to remove the germs and bacteria. You can use Neem oil which has antimicrobial action. Follow the steps below to prepare Neem oil.
Preparation
  • · Neem Oil 1 Oz
  • · Olive Oil ½ Oz
  • · Tea Tree Oil 1 Tablespoon
  • · Eucalyptus Oil ½ Tablespoon
  • · Mix these ingredients well
  • · Take 10 to 20 drops of the mixture into a syringe
  • · Pour some of the mixture into the dog’s ear
  • · Rub the ear after fluid gets in
  • · Remove any additional fluid from dog’s ear
Proper Nutrition
When you take your dog to a vet, they inject some antibiotics that kill the beneficial bacteria from dog's body. This causes him to fall into repeated infections. The proper nutritional support ensures clearing up this continuing process. Follow the nutrition list below.
  • · Probiotics (Acidophilus medicine, give it from ½ to 2 tablespoons daily)
  • · Anti-fungal Herb (Oral dosage of Tumeric 15-20 mg per pound of body weight)
  • · Vinegar (You can add vinegar while bathing or in food)
  • · Plain Yogurt(Help balancing pH level and developing good bacteria)
  • · Epsom Salt (Good for removing infection; use some salt in 1 liter drinking water)
Food containing Vitamins
Food that contains vitamin plays a vital role in your dog’s health. Vitamin C plays akey role to help your dog lead a healthy life and cure infections. See the list of Vitamin C with other vegetables below.
  • · Apple
  • · Cranberries
  • · Grape Seed Extract
  • · Blueberries
  • · Ginger
  • · Pomegranate
  • · Asparagus
  • · Avocado
  • · Bananas
  • · Blueberries
  • · Brocolli
  • · Cherries
  • · Mango
  • · Oranges
Food to Avoid
Some of the foods are toxic to your pet dog and there are risks involving potential poisoning. Make sure you keep them out of the dog's reach and protect them from being harmed and danger. See the list of foods that are harmful to your pet dogs.
  • ·Grapes, raisins, sultanas and currants (Cause kidney failure often)
  • ·Onions (It disrupts red blood cells in dogs body)
  • ·Chocolate (Chemical known as theobromine can cause harm to dogs body)
  • ·Apricot (The stones from this fruit will cause harm to your dog)
  • ·Cooked Bones (Cooked bones  can perforate your dog’s stomach)
  • ·Other foods (Macadamia Nuts, Cheese, Holly berries, mistletoe, alcohol)

In conclude, when you see your dog is playful and charming, it definitely brings smile to your face. On the other hand, you need to look for your dog's well-being all the time. If accidentally, your dog has the ear infection, try to take your dog to a vet. If you can’t do it by any means, you can follow the above discussion and recommendations for your pet dog to treat him at home.
If you stuck into a serious issue, such as, dog’s constant vomiting, you need to take him to a vet as soon as possible.

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