Just Labradors banner
1 - 7 of 7 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,276 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
My lab spends alot of time at the beach. she loves to put her head under the water. Should i use an ear cleaner every time she gets out of the water or just once a week. So far so good...thank the good Lord no ear infections or trouble. My old lab always had ear trouble. Thanks again
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
8,793 Posts
I would just make sure you're drying her ears out as well as you can, everytime she swims, as water getting stuck in there can cause problems. Other than that, I wouldn't clean her ears unless they're dirty. ;)
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
43 Posts
My girl swims almost every day and I find that cleaning with cotton balls and cleaning solution 2-3 times per week works best. If I wait any longer than that, the wax buildup and overall gunk buildup gets significant.

I look for signs of potential irritation from too much cleaning (and haven't seen any), but the potential for ear mites and other infections from unclean ears isn't worth it, IMHO.
 
1 - 7 of 7 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top