I have always been particular about my dog’s ears. Living here in the south with high humidity, a dog’s ears have a tendency to stay moist. This is especially true with floppy ears, although my German Shepherds also had trouble with their ears. No matter where you live, ear infections hurt! The best way to prevent an infection is to clean your dog’s ears on a weekly basis. If you have a Basset Hound whose ears drag the ground, daily cleaning is required.
Bentley’s long ears are dirt magnets. I use a wash in his ear canals once a week at the recommendation of my vet. It helps to keep his ears dry, eliminates odors, earwax, and any itching that he may be experiencing. I wipe the inside of his ears every day to keep them fresh.
This routine has been going on for over seven years. During that time, I have tried countless ear washes. Many have been by prescription, but most have been over the counter. I do keep some prescription Otic drops on hand at all times, just in case. Of the many different washes that I have tried, I have not found the perfect one for Bentley until now. I was recently introduced to the BVH Pet Care Premium Dog Ear Cleaner and I love it. You may remember reading about the BVH Premium Shampoo and Conditioner here. I am so impressed with these two products that we teamed up with the fine people of BVH Pet Care to offer you a $2 savings on both products. See the sidebar ads for more details.
There are many reasons that BVH Dog Ear Cleaner is such a favorite on the
bayou. It eliminates yucky ear odors, it doesn’t
sting, and it washes away the dirt and debris.
Most cleaners do one or the other.
You can clean the ear canal or you can clean the outer part of the ear. With BVH, you can do both which saves you
time and money.
|Add drops into ear canal.|
It works by combining the soothing properties of coconut oil, palm oil, citrus extracts, aloe, and vegetable-based ingredients. There are no parabens, alcohol, sulfate, or preservatives.
Here are the steps that we use to clean Bentley’s ears:
1. Gather BVH Premium Ear Cleaner, cotton pads, paper towel, soft washcloth, and cotton swab.
2. Hold ear open with ear canal exposed.
|Gently massage base of ears for 30 seconds.|
3. Pour generous amount into ear canal and gently massage the base of the ear for about 30 seconds. You can hear/feel the liquid inside the ears.
4. Allow your dog to shake its head to dislodge any wax build-up and excess cleaner. *They are going to do it, so be prepared for residual liquid to fly out with a paper towel.
5. Apply BVH Cleaner to a cotton pad and wipe the outer ear to remove dirt and wax. *I use a cotton swab to remove dirt from the folds in Bentley’s ears. Never insert a swab into your dog’s ear canal.
6. Always make sure that your dog’s ears are completely dry by using a
soft washcloth to wipe the
|Wipe ear and dry completely.|
Keeping Bentley’s ears clean is much easier with the Premium Dog Ear Cleaner from BVH Pet Care. I am very glad that I discovered the line of BVH Pet Care products. I have corresponded with one of the founders of the company, Vicki Hengen and she is fantastic. She and her husband, Robert began the company is 2014 after researching shampoos and the myths that surround them. They were trying to find some relief for their Rottweiler’s skin problems. You can read more of their story here.
Bentley gives BVH Premium Ear Cleaner two ears up!
mkclinton.com/Barking from the Bayou received a bottle of BVH Pet Care Premium Dog Ear Wash in exchange for an honest review. We did not receive monetary compensation to review/promote this product. Mkclinton.com only shares information/products that I feel my audience will enjoy and appreciate. BVH Pet Care is not responsible for the contents of this post.
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