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goffyone posted:
my little weinner dog mixed with beagle has ear mites that i can get reid of i have used acouple different things and nothing seems to be working. does anyone have any ideas of what to do. i am planning on taking her to the vet but i have to wait about month before i can take her again and i have been fighting this problem for about two monthes now.
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Home2strays responded:
its very uncommon for a dog to have ear mites, not rare but very uncommon. More likely its an ear infection or even could be one of the manges or scabies before ear mites.
 
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Will Draper, DVM replied to Home2strays's response:
Well put, Home2Strays. Almost unheard of for older dogs to get mites...much more of a kitten/feline issue. My first thought, as mentioned, is a bacterial or yeast infection. Something you can affordably do prior to a vet visit, goffyone, is to get a good ear cleanser from a reputable pet store. Get something with a drying agent and a good acidifier like propylene glycol or salicylic acid. Be sure to get to your vet asap. Best of luck!
Dr. Will