Q. I think my dog may have an ear infection. She has been scratching her ear and hair is now missing,Please advise

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A. You need to take her to your vet to check that it is an ear infection. They will need to check that the ear drum is intact before any medications can be put down the ears. They will be able to prescribe appropriate treatment. Don't try putting anything in the ears at home without knowing the ear drum is fully intact as it can cause complications.

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