• I have a question about Alexanders left ear, there seems do be discharge from his left ear, I have noticed it when he shakes his head, what can I do, before his vet visit?

    Hi Nick,
    You can take a soft tissue or cloth and wipe it out. Although it is safe for you to place your finger in the ear to get this material out, I would not place anything smaller (like a q-tip) in the ear as this can be dangerous and actually force an infection deeper into the ear canal. I do recommend that Alexander be seen as soon as possible by a veterinarian before the infection or other problem progresses, and I would avoid placing any medications or cleaners in the ear until after it can be determined if the ear drum is intact or not.

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