Pet Ear Infections

Why They Occur and What You Can Do

Ear infections can plague cats, dogs, and other pets. Fortunately, a trip to the veterinarian may be able to clear up your pet’s infections. A vet can look at your cat, dog, or other pet’s ears, figure out what’s going on, and prescribe treatment. If you live in or around Downey, visit us at Firestone Animal Hospital and we’ll be happy to look at your pet.

Why Do So Many Pets Get Ear Infections?

Sadly, ear infections are common in cats, dogs, and other animals. Even if you keep your pet indoors and take his or her health seriously, ear infections may be a constant problem. Often, ear infections are the result of bacteria, yeast, or a combination of both.

Dogs and cats, among other pets, have great hearing. The shape of a cat or dog’s ears is often ideal for picking up sound waves. Unfortunately, the innate structure of a pet’s ear is also hospitable for yeast and bacteria. Regular cleaning, either at a veterinarian clinic or at home, helps reduce the risk of infections and yeast growths.

Still, regular cleaning may not be enough. Pills or anti-microbial ear drops, including antibiotics, may be in order. A vet can look at your pet’s ears, and talk with you about ear infections. Learning infection frequency, your cat or dog’s habits, and other pertinent information, will help your vet figure out what’s wrong.

Determining the exact cause is vital. That’s why a trip to an animal hospital is so important.

Visit Firestone Animal Hospital in Downey Today

Is your pet struggling with ear infections? A trip to the veterinarian is in order. Our vets have helped countless pets and their owners defeat ear infections.

If you live in or near Downey, CA, visit Firestone Animal Hospital for a pet checkup!

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7539 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241, United States

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Firestone Office Hours

Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday
Emergency Services & Urgent care available by appointment after-hours and Sundays

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