Thursday, August 5, 2010

Smelly dog ears causes and treatments

Dog having smelly ears ? smelly dog ears is a symptom of yeast infection in dog ears and taking prompt action can save your dog lot of discomfort and possibly save you lot of money as well. Although factors like your dogs breed and weather contribute to the disease the most common cause for yeast in dogs is having a improper diet. Sometimes just changing your dogs diet will solve the problem
although it is always advisable to go to a veterinarian when you are in doubt. Now that we have found the cause for your dogs ear odor lets look at few things you can do to get rid of the problem.
There are quite a few natural remedies for yeast infection in dogs and yeast infection in general. The most easy and the painless one for your dog in natural carbonic yogurt. carbonic yogurt consists of a bacteria which fights yeast infection. Another popular natural remedy is applying apple cider vinegar to the infected area but some dog owners have complained about there dog suffering a bit from this treatment. Vinegar is somewhat strong liquid so it is understandable but sometimes you just have to do it for your dogs sake.
Prevention is better than cure so it is always a good idea to take steps to prevent yeast infection in your dog rather than try to cure it using different methods. Heal your dog naturally by Sara cooney is a great book on not only how to heal your dogs naturally but also teaches you methods on how to keep your dog healthy for a long time. Check out the book.