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my dog, a staffordshire bull terrier, has chronic ear ...

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my dog, a staffordshire bull terrier, has chronic ear problems. when i clean her ears out it is a dark brown substance. i tried changing her diet from purina pro plan to nature's choice fish meal and potato but it hasnt really helped at all. is there any medicine which i could give her to relieve her of this chronic problem?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  NancyH replied 10 years ago.
I have had very good luck using Zymox which you can read about here
I use the one with hydrocortisone.
She might have allergies but they are not always to food. You can read about allergies in dogs here - the inside of the ear is skin too :)
And you might want to have the vet check her for a thyroid issue as that can trigger allergies and ear infections.
You can read about ear infections here
Hope this helps you!
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