My 9-yr. old boxer scratches his neck near his uncropped ears. The ears have gray crusty areas that I clean daily with an organic product, turning the cotton ball gray with bits of hair and specks of unmoving debris. He doesn't have mites. He goes deaf with prescribed antibacterial meds. Any suggestions?


How are you cleaning the ears? You can read my article about why a dogs ear infection keeps coming back ( ) and it will tell you how to clean the Boxer´s ears correctly and also give you some possible causes of a recurrent infection. As I mentioned in the article, chronic use of antibiotics or other meds that might be prescribed are not a good idea anyway.

Updated on February 15, 2018

Original Article:

Why Does My Dog Have Ear Scabs and What Can I Do?
By Dr Mark