Q. Dog ear ache. Brown colored inflammation in ear. Rolling and rubbing ear. Can tell dog is in pain. I am on vacation and can't get to our vet what ca.

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A. Find a local vet and schedule an exam. A swab can be done to determine if there is infection and if it is bacterial or yeast in nature. Treatment, topical or systemic, is straightforward and usually curative. Recheck with your own vet upon your return home. Do not give any medications to your pet without the advice of a veterinarian.

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