The most common causes of chronic otitis are allergies, hormonal abnormalities, excess oil production and disorders of skin formation (seborrhea).
Why does my dog keep getting an ear infection?
Factors that may predispose your dog to ear infections include: Moisture, which can create a prime growing environment for bacteria and yeast. Allergies, which lead to ear disease in about 50 percent of dogs with allergic skin disease and 80 percent of dogs with food sensitivities.
How can I stop my dogs ear infection from recurring?
Tips to prevent ear infections:1Use cotton balls in your dog's ears to prevent moisture from seeping in. ... 2Dry your dog's ears with cotton balls after he swims.3No D.I.Y. ... 4Gently remove visible debris from your dog's outer ear canal.Help Your Dog Avoid Ear Infections - Blue Buffalo