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PetAlive Ear Dr. 30ml

Product Code: MCP-P07-0036

PetAlive Ear Dr. treats pet ear infections and troublesome ear mites naturally. 

* Treat ear infections in dogs, cats and other pets
* Treat ear mite infestation
* Reduce inflammation of the ears
* Reduce pain, itching and discomfort and prevent constant scratching of ears

Signs and symptoms of ear problems in pets

Ear infections are very common amongst cats and dogs and can cause severe irritation and discomfort in your beloved pet.Some animals (such as dogs of the 'hound' family) are more susceptible to ear infections than others due to the particular structure of their outer ears. The normal flora of the ear canal (the natural bacteria and yeasts that usually live in the ear) requires a balanced environment for optimal functioning. Any disturbance to this environment, such as inadequate ventilation due to floppy, hairy ears or inflammation of the ear canal due to dietary intolerances, upsets this balance and an overpopulation of the bacteria and yeasts naturally resident in the ear canal results. The ear reacts by secreting more wax which further compounds the problem and thus begins the cycle of ear infections.

Common signs of ear infection are:

  •     Shaking of the head and ears
  •     Scratching or rubbing the ears and face
  •     Discharge or even bleeding from the ears
  •     Foul smell coming from the ears
  •     Sensitivity to touching in the ear area
  •     General irritability
  •     Head tilt

There are a number of causes of ear infection and common culprits include overgrowth of bacteria, yeasts and mites. Less commonly, allergies may have a role to play in inflammation and subsequent infection of the ears. The ears are an extension of the skin and pets with skin complaints such as skin allergies and other hypersensitivities often suffer from ear infections. An odd phenomena is that dogs with blocked anal glands often have ear problems, so a possible link from one end of your dog to the other!!

What are ear mites?

Ear mites, or Otodectes cynotis, are small, parasitic creatures that usually live in the ears of your pets causing severe itching and inflammation. These mites can also live on the head or body of dogs and cats - with the same effects. They are often large enough to see with the naked eye, can live off a pet’s skin for some time and are very mobile - allowing easy movement between host animals. These mites are highly contagious and will spread between pets in the same household very easily. They may affect both cats and dogs and even humans may pick up these little critters.

Secondary infections in pets with ear mites are common and generally involve bacteria or yeasts.

What is the conventional treatment?

Usual treatment of ear infections in pets involves antibiotics and, in the case of mites, medications and products also used for flea control. In severe infestations and multiple pet households, insecticides are sometimes used for treating the house or living environment.

What is Ear Dr.?

Ear Dr. contains a blend of natural, herbal ingredients in a medicinal olive oil base, all specially selected to treat and prevent ear infections and ear mites without the side effects of prescription drugs or the health and environmental risks associated with commercial synthetic pesticides.

Ear Dr. can provide safe yet effective relief from your pet's ear problems and helps to prevent the spread of mites from one pet to another.

How do I use Ear Dr.?

The ingredients of Ear Dr. are presented in a soothing olive oil base.

Directions: Hold your pet's head gently to one side and allow the drops to fall into the ear canal. Massage gently to spread the oil into the ear canal. Repeat 2 - 3 times daily for at least 7 - 10 days. Re-apply at the very first signs of re-infection. In the case of chronic ear problems, apply once or twice weekly as a preventative.

Cats and small dogs: 2-3 drops in the affected ear.
Medium-large dogs: 3-5 drops in the affected ear.

Note: For external use only. Please consult your veterinarian should symptoms persist. May be used together PetAlive Immunity & Liver Support for natural antibiotic effect.

How long until I see results?

Improvement in discomfort, itchiness and pain should begin almost immediately after applying the drops and will continue to improve over 1-3 weeks of regular use.

How long will a bottle last?

One 30 ml bottle of Ear Dr. will last for 20-40 days, depending on the size and needs of your pet.

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