What is the best medicine for dog ear mites? The good news is that there are highly effective treatments available for ear mites in dogs. A single dose of NexGard® or NexGard SPECTRA® is highly effective at treating ear mites in puppies and dogs. Dogs with ear mites may develop secondary ear infections which require additional treatment.
How can I treat my dogs ear mites at home?
What can I put in my dogs ears for ear mites?
- Antiseptic Tea Rinse. Green tea is a natural antiseptic. It can be used to flush out all the ear mite debris—that crumbly brown/black stuff that clogs the puppy’s ear canal.
- Oil Treatment. Oil helps soothe sore ears and also can float debris out. Oil also can suffocate the mites.
What do vets recommend for ear mites? “There are many topical, oral, and systemic agents,” Dr. Miller notes, “and most—such as ivermectin—are highly effective. Even one old-time remedy—baby oil—can do the job. A few drops put into an affected ear several times a day for a month or so will usually smother the mites.”