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You are absolutely safe and have no need to be worried.
Just like humans, dog ear infections aren't contagious. They tend to happen more often in dogs who have floppy ears (like shih tzus) because the ears don't ever get completely dry...the flap makes it impossible for air to circulate, so getting ear infections happen often.
You don't really need to do anything other than to make sure you check his ears a couple times a week. When you notice that they're red or starting to smell, then you should use a prescription cleaner and possibly a drying agent.
You also don't need to limit his time at the dog park. There's nothing to worry about here. Ear infections are very, very common and not a big deal.
I hope this ehlps.
There's no way to limit what kind of bacteria your dog is exposed to...and it might be rare in humans, but it is not quite so rare in dog ears. And as long as he's being treated for the infection, it's unlikely to effect his lungs/kidneys. When we see problems it's becuase the ears have been left untreated which can cause the infection to spread into the body...but if the dog is being treated, then the risk is very, very, very minimal.