BLUE POWER EAR TREATMENT
16 oz. Isopropyl Alcohol
(or 16 oz. Witch Hazel if ears are very
inflamed or sore)
4 Tablespoons Boric Acid Powder
16 Drops Gentian Violet Solution 1%
Mix together in alcohol bottle and shake
You will need to shake the solution
every time you use it, to disperse the Boric Acid
Powder. Purchase a "Clairol" type plastic bottle to dispense solution to
affected ears. These bottles can be found at beauty supply shops.
Evaluate condition of ears before
treating and if very inflamed and sore:
DO NOT attempt to pull hair or clean out
ear at all. Just flush and then wait until inflammation has subsided,
which will be about two days.
Warm the solution and
shake the bottle each time before using.
Flood the ear with solution (gently
Massage gently to the count of 60, wipe
with a tissue.
On first treatment: Flood the ear
twice, wipe with a tissue, and leave alone without massage.
The dog will shake out the excess,
which can be wiped
with a tissue.
- fabric and FUR!
SCHEDULE OF TREATMENT
Treat 2x per day for the first week to
two weeks, depending upon severity of ears.
After the 2nd or 3rd day, you can clean
out the ear with a Q-tip or cotton balls.
Caution: when using a Q-tip,
insert only as far into the ear canal as you can actually see. Use care to
prevent the gunk from falling down into the ear canal.
Treat 1x per day for the next 1 - 2
Treat 2x per month (or less, depending
upon the dog)
remember, with ear problems:
First: relieve the pain
Then: Address the Cause