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Q. Dandruff like buildup around outer edge of dogs ears, what could it be?

Answered By
DESTINI R. HOLLOWAY, DVM

A. Most likely this is either a mite infestation (common around tips of ears), fungal or bacterial infection. I would recommend taking your pet to a veterinarian for a simple in-house skin scrape/cytology of the affected skin areas on the ears. This will help identify the culprit so that the appropriate medication is chosen to treat this.


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