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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I would be very hesitant to use an ear mite medication without a diagnosis in a puppy this young. Ear mites are very uncommon in puppies and more common in kittens. He is at higher risk of having a yeast infection than ear mites and since ear mite medication over the counter tend to be oil based it can exacerbate a yeast infection if medications are used without a diagnosisI would begin with using white vinegar and water combination 50/50 and cotton balls to clean the ears out well (no q-tips!) and continue this every other day along with benadryl 1 mg/ pound every 8-12 hours to control the itch until your veterinarian opens on Tuesday to diagnose the cause and begin appropriate treatment, and if it is ear mites one that is safe in a puppy that is his age. If it is ear mites there are actually topical medication (prescription) that can be applied to his skin that is effective agains ear mites!I hope this information makes sense but please let me know if I can be of any other assistance today!
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Good morning, I thought I would check in on you both to see if you have any additional questions I can assist with today? Have you tried cleaning the ears since you asked the question? Is your new addition more comfortable?If you have any additional questions please don't hesitate to ask! If you are satisfied with my responses please rate so I can be compensated for my time. Thank you