This liquid ear wash contains pyrethrins to kill spinose ear ticks and ear mites, to rid your dog of these pesky parasites. Ear wash also helps remove wax from the ear to prevent buildup and the associated odors. Also contains aloe vera to sooth the ears
Ear-RiteŽ Insecticidal Ear Wash Features
- Kills ear mites and spinose ear ticks
- Aids in wax removal from the ear
- Contains pyrethrins, piperonyl butoxide, and aloe vera
- Ready-to-use formula
- Safe for use on all dogs, especially those with floppy and/or wet ears.
Can be used every 2 days until condition has cleared or as directed by your veterinarian. Directions:
Clean ears twice a month. Instill 10 drops into each ear, then gently massage base of ear. Let soak, then swab ear with cotton. Not for use on puppies under 12 weeks of age
It takes only a few ear mites to produce a severe hypersensitivity reaction that leads to intense itching with scratching and violent head shaking. The ear flaps become red, excoriated, crusted, and scabbed. The canals contain a dry, crumbly, dark brown, waxy discharge that looks like coffee grounds and may have a bad odor due to secondary infection.
Otodectic mites are tiny insects that live in the ear canals and feed by piercing the skin. They are highly contagious to cats and dogs, but not to humans. Ear mites are the most common cause of ear symptoms in puppies and young adult dogs. Suspect ear mites when both of the dogs ears are involved
Ear mites can be identified by removing a specimen of wax with a cotton-tipped applicator and looking at it under a magnifying glass against a black background. Mites are white specks, about the size of the head of a pin, that move