Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs

Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs

 

Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs are unfortunately very common.  Our ears and most dog breeds ears are a self-cleaning conduit, thus ear infections are not as common and in contrast to bulldogs,  maintenance preventive ear cleaning is rarely necessary.Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs

Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs as a result of high propensity to allergies (food allergy and atopic allergies), lack or normal ear canal self-cleaning and often stenotic badly-narrowed ear canals, it’s a very high probability that your English Bulldogs and French Bulldog puppies,   are going to develop an ear infection (Otitis Externa) from a very young age. This anatomical misfortune is a direct outcome of decades of a bully “smooched skull”  inbreeding. Lastly, older bulldogs might have a hormonal imbalance that could affect their ears and can be determined based on medical findings and lab work.

Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs , the warm, moist, narrow ear canal is an ideal habitat for bacteria and yeast  microganisems.

Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs  Your bulldog ear infection/otitis is going to intensify the inflammation, the pain, and the itch and vice versa (i.e. itch, pain, and inflammation will lead and compound an infection). Swelling, excessive wax and intense pain will soon follow.  This vicious cycle can tragically lead to an irreversible state of fibrosis, mineralization, calcification, and ossification (bone formation)  of your bulldog ear canal lining that gradually replaces normal epithelium.

Dr. Kraemer’s V4B Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs RULE OF THUMB

This chronic disease and pathology can lead to end-stage bulldog otitis, an irreversible life long painful disease.  At this point, total ear canal ablation with bulla osteotomy (TECA w BO) surgery is the only viable treatment and the only way to reassure comfort and painless life.

Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs, in this  Bulldog and French Bulldog Ear Disease & Otitis “ chapter I am going to cover in detail some of the most common bulldog and French Bulldog ear conditions. Each topic  (i.e   Otitis, Aural Hematoma,  Vestibular Syndrome, etc.) is going to be divided into four major sections:

Ears Otitis Ear Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs end stage

severe end-stage ear canal disease with an open access

1.  V4B Bulldog Ear Disease introductory: details of the specific condition and its origin.

2.V4B Bulldog Ear Disease MaintenanceA “take-home” bully maintenance program.

3. V4B Bulldog Ear Disease Rule of Thumb: A “must know” take-home pearl of wisdom.

4. V4B Bulldog Ear Disease Tips & Warnings: A list of essential “DO and DON’T”

Ear YEAST & BACTERIA Infection in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs Puppies:

Bulldog and French Bulldog puppies external ear canal disease is a frequent problem due to the breed’s ear canal anatomy and susceptibility to the common allergies. Bulldog ear canal maintenance biweekly cleaning and wiping are essential, not doing so will likely lead to chronic painful disease that is likely to bring on end-stage irreversible diseased ears……Read More

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All the “Bully Ears -Maintenance Topics” below will be published in the coming weeks, and I will happily alert you of each new publication via an email. Just add your email to our “Join Our U4B Community”  membership listing or to our “ALERT”  email box at the top left corner. Also,  I will alert you to any new release of my upcoming   ”Do It Yourself V4B Bully Maintenance Videos”.

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*NEW  Otitis due to Atopy in Bulldogs…(coming soon, sign up for our email alert) 
*NEW  Otitis due to Hypothyroid in Bulldogs…(coming soon, sign up for our email alert) 
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*NEW  Aural (Ear) Hematoma in Bulldogs…(coming soon, sign up for our email alert)
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