31 Aug 2018 PAW Caring for your dog's ears 4093 views 1 min to read Why is it easy for some dogs to maintain healthy ears while others are affected by lifelong ear disease? Ear care Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin 0 comments Caring for your dog's ears Signs of ear infections in dogs include: Unpleasant odour Redness Swelling Signs of pain or discomfort when they are touched Excessive discharge Shaking or scratching at their ear, or hanging their head low to one side. Preventing ear infections in dogs Daily checking of your pooch’s ears is a helpful habit, as you’ll quickly notice any changes or obvious signs of infection. The regular use of a gentle dog ear cleaner that nurtures the ear canal and removes excess wax and debris is also recommended as a means of preventing infections – this can be done once a week in infection prone dogs. Also ensure you’re cleaning your dog’s ears properly. Watch our video showing how to clean your dogs’ ears. Related product: PAW Gentle Ear Cleaner A natural, gentle ear cleaner that cleans without irritation.