How do I clean my puppies ears?

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Gently wipe off the remaining solution and residual wax from the ear canal with a cotton ball.

Take care not to poke anything into the puppy's ear and never use Q-tips to clean his ears.

Just swab his ears gently with a cotton ball or soft rag.

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Gently wipe off the remaining solution and residual wax from the ear canal with a cotton ball.

Take care not to poke anything into the puppy's ear and never use Q-tips to clean his ears.

Just swab his ears gently with a cotton ball or soft rag.

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Dip the cotton ball in water and squeeze out the excess before wiping if your puppy's ears are very dirty.

Routine wiping is sufficient for many puppies.

Squeeze a small amount of professional ear cleaning solution gently into your puppy's ear canal if he has excess wax buildup but no sign of irritation.

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The best way to clean the inner ear of your Lab is to use a professional ear flush, like Zymox, which you can get at your pet store.

Following the directions on the bottle, put drops inside her ear.

The trick is to not let her shake her head for 15-30 seconds while you massage the ear.

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The regularity with which you clean your dog's ears depends on your pet's breed, coat, level of activity, age, and ear wax production.

We recommend that most dogs with normal ears have cleanings at least once a month.

Others may need more frequent cleanings, especially those that regularly swim or get their ears wet.

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Gently wipe off the remaining solution and residual wax from the ear canal with a cotton ball.

Take care not to poke anything into the puppy's ear and never use Q-tips to clean his ears.

Just swab his ears gently with a cotton ball or soft rag.

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Squeeze a veterinarian-approved ear-cleaning solution to fill your dog's ear canal and massage gently at the base of the ear for about 30 seconds. You will hear a squishing sound as the product dislodges debris and buildup. Don't let the tip of the applicator touch your dog's ear, as this can introduce bacteria.
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No. While it is important to clean your dog's ears when needed, over-cleaning may cause irritation in the ear canal and this can lead to infection. Some dogs that have healthy, clean ears may never need to have their ears cleaned.
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