What is the best medicine for a dog’s ear infection? Antibiotics (such as amoxicillin-clavulanate, enrofloxacin, clindamycin, or cefpodoxime) will be used for a bacterial infection for 6-8 weeks minimum. If the infection is fungal in nature, an anti-fungal medication (most often itraconazole) will be prescribed.
How do you treat a dog ear infection at home? Home remedies for ear infections often just don’t work. They can irritate and damage your pet’s ears, and sometimes even make an infection worse. If you’ve search online, you may find home remedies for dog ear infections like vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, or rubbing alcohol.
Is there an over the counter medicine for dog ear infection? Our veterinarian Dr. Dym recommends Zymox which contains a natural enzyme to help clear up ear infections. Dr. Dym says, “To help prevent ear infections, it’s important to clean your pet’s ears regularly with an ear cleanser.
How can I treat my dogs bacterial ear infection without going to the vet? Use a mixture of 50% organic apple cider vinegar and 50% water, soak a cotton ball and clean your dog’s ears. If you notice your dog in pain or her ears drying out too much, discontinue use and see your vet.