Dogs are highly prone to ear infections because of the shape of their ear canal. While helicopter ears (head shaking) is a telltale sign of an ear infection, according to the AKC, so are:
Ear infections are usually caused by bacteria, yeast, or a combination of the two; however, ear mites can also be a source of infection. If your dog shows signs of an ear infection, it’s important to get treatment by a veterinarian immediately so the problem does not become serious.
Fur Kids Foundation was happy to help, and it did turn out Brody's dad's suspicions of an ear infection were correct. Brody was sent home with some medication for his ears, and is already feeling better.
About Fur Kids Foundation
Fur Kids Foundation is 100% run by dedicated volunteers who give their time to help the Foundation raise money with events, take applications, and spread the word about the good work the Foundation does in Campbell County, Wyoming. If you would like to help Fur Kids Foundation continue to help local families with animals afford emergency veterinary care, please consider making a tax-deductible donation via PayPal or signing up to become a volunteer. Read more Success Stories.
Created in November 2011, the Fur Kids Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides education and aid to promote the well-being of animals in Campbell County.
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