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My Staffy is quite sensitive and whines sharply when I

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Hi, My Staffy is quite sensitive and whines sharply when I tickle or massage behind her ears
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Sophie, she's 6 years old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sophie?
Customer: She isn't eating as much as she usually does, in the last few days.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 8 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** Thank you for your question about Sophie. Is she having any bad odor from either ear? If you look in them, is there black debris or redness there?