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Natural Remedies for Dog Ear Infections

Author: Rajeev Sahadevan
by Rajeev Sahadevan
Posted: Dec 15, 2015

Natural remedies are the best for dogs for any diseases or infections. The common ear infections in dogs can be cured with some simple, quick, and easy natural remedies. Here they are,

  1. Almond oil: Gently warm a little almond oil and pour a teaspoon of the same in each of the dog’s ear. It will cure the ear infection and also prevent infection in the other ear. It will also help loose the dirt and wax inside the dog’s ear. It makes an easy cleaning remedy.

  2. Aloe vera gel: Get fresh aloe vera gel from a cleaned and latex removed leaf. Pour the gel directly into the dog’s ear. It will soothe the ear and also kill the infection causing organism. The inflammation is also reduced to give quicker relief.

  3. Apple cider vinegar is another natural remedy for dog ear infection. It is taken internally. Mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a little water and let the dog drink the mix. The same solution can also be used to clean the infected ear. You can also add a little hydrogen peroxide to clean the ear to cure the yeast ear infections.

  4. Cod liver oil is used to cure the dog ear infection. Open the capsule and let 1-2 drops into the infected ear. It will slowly kill the microbe and provides relief.

  5. Garlic is not just for adding flavor to the dishes. IT also has antibacterial properties that helps cure the infections of most kinds. Garlic makes an excellent natural remedy for dog ear infection. Mash 2 cloves of garlic and put it in a little of olive oil. Keep the mix to steep for 2 weeks. Strain the oil and pour it in the dog’s infected ear. The infection will be gone sooner. It is safe to use on daily basis until relief is found.

  6. Herbal Flea powder: Dog ear infection is also caused by flea bites. The best natural remedy for this type of dog ear infection is flea herbal powder. It is a mix of herbs like Rosemary, eucalyptus, and other herbs in it. Sprinkle this powder all over the dog after bath to get rid of any clinging fleas.

  7. Vitamin E is another method to remedy dog ear infection. Break open the vitamin E capsule and pour the oil into the infected ear for relief.

  8. Warm compress: Hold a hot compress near the dog’s ear. The redness, pain and inflammation will have a decline and the dog will also feel better from the ear infection. Soak a towel in hot water, squeeze the excess water out and use this towel for hot compress.

  9. White vinegar diluted with some water can be poured into the dog’s ear for pain relief. Make sure that the mix is in room temperature and not hot or cold. Both heat and cold can increase the pain.

  10. Yogurt: The probiotic yogurt can be used to clean the dog’s ear. Pour a little of this into the infected ear and rub the exterior well to let it in. this will cure the yeast dog ear infection.

Whatever be the natural remedy do consult with the veterinarian to know what kind of dog ear infection is it. It makes the remedy more effective and does not cause any problems.

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