Table of Contents
Can I use over the counter ear drops for my dog? Medications for dog ear infections should only be administered as prescribed by your vet.
How can I treat my dogs ear infection at home?
What human ear drops can I use on my dog? Finally, it is critical that you never use human ear cleaners or ear drops on your dog unless recommended by your veterinarian. Hydrogen peroxide is also never recommended, since it can leave water behind in the ear canal, ultimately making the infection worse.
What is the best medicine for a dog’s ear infection? Antibiotics (such as amoxicillin-clavulanate, enrofloxacin, clindamycin, or cefpodoxime) will be used for a bacterial infection for 6-8 weeks minimum. If the infection is fungal in nature, an anti-fungal medication (most often itraconazole) will be prescribed.