An ear infection is caused by a fungus (typically yeast) or much more commonly, bacteria. Dog infections are one of the most prevalent health problems in dogs. They may scratch at their ears incessantly, or shake their head a lot. If you see any of these behaviors, it’s okay to check your dog’s ears for redness and swelling.
Prevention is the best cure for your dog’s ear infections, which means checking her ears daily and cleaning them as often as necessary. Listen to this episode and read an in-depth article to understand more about ear infection.