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#7095569 - 11/21/12 02:32 AM First Aid For Ear Tears?
Blackfly1 Offline
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My pup and I have been pounding the woods and thickets pretty hard for the last five weeks. He's got pretty long ears for a Brit, must be the French blood. He's now almost a fringe eared Brit. A couple of the tears are taking quite a long time to heal. The vet says that I shouldn't worry. But I like to do something to help them heal a little faster. Any ideas?
Thanks
Bfly
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#7095791 - 11/21/12 03:27 AM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: Blackfly1]
luv2safari Offline
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Keep them clean and dry. They won't heal if they're wet a lot. Also, the dog is going to scratch them frequently. You might need to put an e-collar on the dog for a while.

http://www.petco.com/product/113494/Petco-Dog-E-Collar.aspx


Edited by luv2safari (11/21/12 03:31 AM)
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#7095936 - 11/21/12 04:17 AM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: luv2safari]
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I think a plastic cone would be nicer.

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#7096208 - 11/21/12 06:23 AM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: splattermatic]
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E-collar = electric collar as well as emergency collar a.k.a the plastic cone of shame
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#7096222 - 11/21/12 06:43 AM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: MallardAddict]
luv2safari Offline
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...sort of like in the link I posted??? grin
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#7096416 - 11/21/12 12:11 PM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: luv2safari]
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Oops. Shoulda clicked the link.

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#7097358 - 11/21/12 05:55 PM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: splattermatic]
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Yeah...Well... smirk

Just don't do it again. mad





grin
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#7097559 - 11/21/12 07:18 PM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: luv2safari]
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Just to show that I can be as big a prig as anyone, it's Elizabethan collar.




Detail from the Darnley Portrait of Elizabeth I.

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#7098040 - 11/21/12 10:21 PM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: nighthawk]
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Which one is Elizabeth, and which is the dog??? confused
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#7098357 - 11/22/12 12:12 AM Re: First Aid For Ear Tears? [Re: luv2safari]
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Not sure. But one is happy when you call, "Hey Queenie, give us a kiss!" and the other not so much.

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