Bad ear build up & smell

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999025756811187

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I need to know the best way to clean my dogs ears. It is not like an infection. But he does dig at them BAD!!!! He has never had this problem before in all of his 5 & 1/2 yrs. Please help. He is my baby!!!!!!

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shannon795

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Hi what breed is your dog? I have a little 13lb Beagle and she is always digging at her ears and there is a dark colored build up. It smells really bad too. I took her to the Dr. And she has a yeast infection in her ears. It keeps reoccurring and I use the cleaning solution and ear drops. I think I need to take her back and get antibotics? That seemed to help the best. Also if you take your dog to the vet they will give you a ear cleaning solution. If you think your dog doesn't have an infection then you can try water and peroxide. Half and half mixture swap the ear first then clean them with the 50/50 solution that is the best if it's not ear mites or an infection. But if you can take your dog to the vet to make sure. I didn't think my dog had a yeast infection either.  A blackish Ted color build up is what I clean out of her ears. It's bad. Good luck!

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