What does it mean if a dog keeps shaking their head?

What does it mean if a dog keeps shaking their head?

If your dog is persistently shaking their head, chances are good that they may have a yeast or bacterial infection in their ears. A yeast or bacterial infection in the ears is the most commonly diagnosed condition for which persistent head-shaking is a symptom.

Why does my dog keep shaking his head and rubbing his ears?

As a natural behavior, dogs shake their heads when something is inside their ears and they want to get rid of it. Whether it’s itchiness or irritation in their ears, a dog will instinctively shake his head in response to the sensation.

How can I treat my dog’s ear infection without going to the vet?

Use a mixture of 50% organic apple cider vinegar and 50% water, soak a cotton ball and clean your dog’s ears. If you notice your dog in pain or her ears drying out too much, discontinue use and see your vet.

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