Ear drops
Consider routine ear cleaning in chronically waxy ears.

When I attended the North American Veterinary Conference back in January, I was surprised to hear one of the dermatologists say he did not recommend cleaning ears [in chronic cases].

That being said, I’ve heard other specialists espouse the virtues of routine cleaning from upon high.

I’m a great believer in the rule of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”, but I do see atopic dogs that develop significant build up of wax – and routine cleaning with my favorite ear cleaner twice weekly just keeps the use of prescription drugs to a minimum and increases the interval between flare ups.

So, my tip for this week would be to consider this in certain cases.

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