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Pet Ear Infection

Ear infections are a common and can cause your pet discomfort or irritation. They can occur due to a variety of factors, including allergies, moisture build-up, and underlying medical conditions. At University Parkway Animal Hospital in Jackson, TN, we offer various treatments to alleviate any discomfort and help your pet feel its best.

Pet Ear Infection

Signs of Pet Ear Infections

There are several signs can indicate your pet has an ear infection. Some of these signs include the following:

•           Scratching at the ears

•           Head shaking or tilting

•           Redness or swelling

•           Yellow or brown discharge

•           Odor

Seeking Veterinary Care for Your Pet's Ear Infection

If you notice any signs of ear infections in your pet, it's essential to schedule an appointment with our veterinarian. Prompt treat is crucial for preventing further discomfort and potential complications. During the appointment, our veterinarian will perform a thorough examination of your pet's ears and may recommend diagnostic tests, such as cytology or culture, to identify the underlying cause of the infection.

Treatments for Pet Ear Infections

The treatment for your pet's ear infection will depend on the specific cause and severity of the infection. Our vet may recommend ear cleaning solutions to help remove debris and discharge from the ear canal or topical medications, such as antibiotics or antifungals. In some cases, oral antibiotics or antihistamines may be necessary.

Preventing Ear Infections

While ear infections can occur, there are steps you can take to help prevent them. Some tips we suggest include:

•           Regularly clean your pet's ears

•           Dry your pet's ears thoroughly after swimming or bathing

•           Avoid using cotton swabs in your cat or dog’s ears, as they can push debris deeper into the ear canal

•           Address any underlying allergies or medical conditions that may contribute to ear infections

Contact us for an Appointment Today

If your pet is experiencing any symptoms of an ear infection, our team at University Parkway Animal Hospital in Jackson, TN, is happy to help. To learn more about our treatments or to schedule your appointment, call our office at (731) 661-0711 today. When you’re seeking a veterinarian near me, we are happy to assist!

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Took my kitten there today (they are not closed, as the Facebook page says!), and loved it! Very kind, friendly staff who really give their time and attention to your pet! Highly recommend!

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