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Q. My dogs ears have been bothering her she keeps scratching at them her breathing is shallow and very fast she is very sluggish and not herself

A. She might be very painful as a result of an ear infection, that would explain her general poor state.

Ear infections are very common in dogs, they are usually caused by either yeast or bacterias (earmites are less common). The treatment usually involves prescription eardrops that you can get at you vet once he has confirm the ear infection.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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