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Small red rash in one ear on inside of flap and similar spots

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small red rash in one ear on inside of flap and similar spots or rash on her lower belly down near her vagina tho not bothersome yet. I have noticed she's been scratching that ear a bit later. she is about 7 months and we have 3 other dogs, 2 are ours and one is a foster. havent noticed anything on them
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 2 years ago.
Hi, I can help you with your question today. It sounds like she may have both an ear infection and a skin infection (pyoderma). Ear mites are not common in dogs, so this is not something I would expect to be contagious. Is she still eating normally and acting normally otherwise?