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Ear Infections in Dogs

Internal Otitis (Inner Ear Infection)

Internal otitis is an inflammation and infection of the inner ear. Most cases are preceded by outer ear infections. Suspect internal otitis if the dog suddenly develops signs of labyrinthitis.

Treatment: This is an emergency. Take your dog to the veterinarian. Treatment is similar to that described for otitis media.

WebMD Veterinary Reference from "Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook"

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