Ear mites (Otodectes cynotis) are highly contagious.They feed off the skin lining the ear canals
Dr Erin Coomer - Veterinarian
Ear mites are very contagious and can be spread between dogs and cats that are in close contact. Cats also suffer from ear mite infections.
Ear discharge that is brown/black in colour
Affected dogs often have itchy ears
Possible head tilt or sensitivity around the ears/head
Hairloss and sores can occur around the head and ears (as a result of the dog scratching it’s itchy ears)
If you are concerned that your dog may have any sort of ear problem, please take him to the Vet. Interestingly, ear mites tend to be less of a problem in adult dogs, than they are with puppies (or cats).
Your Vet will examine your dog and look in
its ears with...
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