When your favorite animal friend gets an ear infection, it can be very painful and even life-threatening if left untreated. This is why it is important to seek the professional care of your veterinarian and ensure that the ear infection is properly diagnosed and treated. We at Parkway Animal Hospital in Grand Prairie, TX, understand this and how the health of your pet is important to you. We are dedicated to providing excellent care to your pet.
What You Need to Know about Ear Infections in Pets
- Shaking of the head
- Scratching of the ear
- A red, swollen ear
- Trouble hearing, trouble walking, or poor balance
- Strange eye movements
- Excessive hair growth around the ears
- Excessive cleaning or not cleaning of the ear
- Medical conditions like meningitis, encephalitis, thyroid disorders, autoimmune disorders
- Moisture, yeast, fungus, mites, foreign bodies, bacteria, or viruses
The best way to treat an ear infection in a pet is to take it to the vet for treatment. Our veterinarian will assess the cause of the infection and prescribe steroids, antibiotics, and/or painkillers to treat your pet’s infection. Other treatments include removing the bacteria or a foreign body from your pet’s ear so it can heal.
Why Should You Visit Parkway Animal Hospital?
Dr. Joel Nelson is a trusted TX veterinarian with experience treating all kinds of pets in Grand Prairie and the surrounding area. Services at Parkway Animal Hospital include dental care, surgery, and routine medical care. Dr. Nelson has over 20 years of experience offering regular pet wellness care in Grand Prairie, as well as treating serious conditions that require surgery. With Dr. Nelson, your pet is in good hands.
Our service to you goes beyond first-rate pet care. Our clinic is calm, comfortable, and kid-friendly, so you and your pet can stay relaxed in our waiting room as you wait to meet our Grand Prairie veterinarian. We also have several resources on our website to help you to learn about taking better care of your pet, preventive pet care, problem prevention, exercises, and ongoing nutrition information.
Come See Our Veterinarian Today
Parkway Animal Hospital at 629 North Carrier Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 is dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets, and we treat them like the valued family members that they are. Visit our vet office or call us on (972) 263-7277. We stay on top with the latest vet technology, while treating your pets with love and care during procedures, check-ups, and surgeries. We offer our services to senior citizens at a discount out of love and respect.