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One of Gizmo's ears is stinky and it gets filled with wax really easily...anyways...at the vet 2 weeks ago she checked his ears for mites and he has none, and cleaned out that ear...

About 2 days later it was all waxy and smelly again...it's just one ear...he doesn't scratch at it much

Any similar instances? I won't see the vet for another 2 weeks for his shots...
 

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luvmypuppet said:
possilby an ear infection, is it tender, does he shake his head from side to side? if he does than he'll need to be seen sooner than 2 weeks. next time you are there you should ask them what they recomend you use to clean his ear out.

i like chlorihexiderm wash and oticleans.
It looks a little red, but it's hard to tell since his ears are pink...he does shake his head, but not like crazy....I'll give her a call tommorrow, just in case...because he smells yummy, like cotton candy ( I got a great doggy cologne) but then you get to his ears, and whoo stinky boy...

I read somewhere about fungus infections?? I didn't read the whole article,
 

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Thanks for the info! I have been watching him like crazy to see if he is scratching, but he isn't, he scratches at his collar...

anyways, being a neurotic mummy...lol...I called my vet and she said to come by today...so hopefully it's not an infection.

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Well we went to the vet and it's just the wax that is bothering him, and the vet said his ears smell like doggie ears... :lol:

Once she cleaned them out they smelled much better...and he seemed happier!

Thanks for your advice :wave:
 

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luvmypuppet said:
some dogs have one ear that is more prone to infections and it gets dirtier and waxier faster than the other one. however it shouldn't have a foul odor to it. :? dog ear smell is different than infected dog ear.
That ear tends to build up wax rather quickly, where the other ear has barely any, well after his ear was cleaned it didn't smell anymore, and it still hasn't...soooo...I'm watching him to see if it starts to smell again it is definately some kind of infection, she gave me an ear cleaner, forget the name, it's kind of oily but it cleans pretty good. He hasn't scratched his ears since it was cleaned. Funny thing is I thought wax didn't smell, but after his ear was cleaned it smells fine, and that was last friday...

oh and the ear is not red, or irritated looking.
 
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