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Have two heelers. they both seem to scratch at one of their

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have two heelers. they both seem to scratch at one of their ears and groan when i rub their ears. my x has a few heelers too . they all seem to do this especially the males . any help?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: red heeler dogs also have some austrailian cattle dog blood mixed in
JA: OK. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: auggie is about 4 and oliver who is about 6 . auggie is olivers son
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about auggie?
Customer: not that im aware of
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 6 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

How long have they both had signs?

Any redness, discharge, inflammation or odor from the affected ears?

Any issues with fleas?

Any diet change in the 2 months before this started?