My Dog Keeps Scratching Itchy Ears

My Dog Keeps Scratching Itchy Ears

Unfortunately, ears can be problematic for dogs – especially those with drop ears. Dogs scratching itchy ears can be really frustrating. Fortunately, most itchy ears can be easily treated at home without having to pay an expensive vet bill!

Dogs’ noses are known to be their super-power; however, their hearing is also phenomenal. Open the treat drawer and our wee Archie can go from being unconscious in the living room to sitting expectantly at your feet in seconds!

Originally developed to help hunt prey, squeaky toys are now great substitutes to help keep your dog’s mind active & healthy. As such, it is important to look after their ears and keep them in the best condition possible.

Small dog scratching ears

Should we go to the vet to treat itchy ears?

If your dog is continually scratching their ears and shaking their heads, there can be a range of causes  In many cases, if your dog’s scratching itchy ears, Chloripet can help but a trip to the vet might be exactly what is needed. If the problem is serious and is affecting the well-being of the dog, we recommend consulting a vet.

However, a visit to the vet can be distressing for the dog as well as being expensive and many itchy ear problems can be treated at home.

Bringing a dog into your life can be extremely rewarding. However, much like raising a child, it also brings added worries into your life. Similar to a young child, it might not be easy to understand exactly what is causing their distress.

More Than An Itch?

Most dogs enjoy nothing more than a good scratch but persistent scratching of their ears can indicate that there is an infection. There are many causes of ear infections including ear mites, parasites, and other foreign bodies.

Like humans, dogs can also suffer from allergies and it would be worth checking for other signs of an allergic reaction.

As mentioned earlier, if you are worried it could be something more serious, a vet will be able to confirm. However, Chloripet might save on an expensive outlay.

Chloripet can help itchy ears!

Chloripet will kill 99.999% of all viruses and bacteria within just a few seconds. It is vegan, hypoallergenic, and does not contain any harsh chemicals or alcohol. It is also 100% biodegradable.

Chloripet is also extremely gentle on skin and is suitable for the most sensitive of skins as an antiseptic. It has veterinary approvals for use directly on animals and can be used to clean wounds.

Chloripet is produced from just clean water + salt. This is then electrolysed which produces the active ingredient – Hypochlorous Acid (HOCL). HOCL is already produced by all mammals to help fight infection. With Chloripet, we are essentially reproducing what nature does, naturally.

For further information on Chloripet, our website has information.

How to clean your dogs’ ears

Spraying directly might be uncomfortable. It is best to spray Chloripet on a clean cloth or cotton wool before gently wiping inside the ear.

Chloripet should ease the irritation very quickly but may require 2 or 3 applications to solve the issue.

Remember to wipe gently!

Cleaning the ears of a dog with Chloripet

Not just dogs, cats can have itchy ears too…

Cats also rely on their ears and maintaining them in tip-top condition is important. If you find your cat scratching more than normal, try spraying Chloripet on a cloth & wipe their ears. It should ease any irritation and destroy any bacteria causing the itch. It will also help with keeping them clean.

A cat sleeping

Finally, remember a wee treat for the patient always helps 😊