Deaf or blocked ears

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Lilywilson
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Deaf or blocked ears

Post by Lilywilson » 15 Sep 2019, 12:20

Hi
I'm not sure if my lily is Deaf or has blocked ears, has anyone had experience of this with their little ones?

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Re: Deaf or blocked ears

Post by zeta1454 » 15 Sep 2019, 14:10

Hi Melanie - how old is Lily? Dogs can get some hearing loss as they age but it would be best to have her checked at the vets as they will be able to do a thorough check of her ears and be able to reassure or advise you after seeing her.
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Re: Deaf or blocked ears

Post by Oscar 12345 » 15 Sep 2019, 17:51

Hi Melanie, my 1st schnauzer started losing his hearing at about 13 and was quite deaf by 14. A vet told me that when hearing starts to go cataracts start to develop and he was exactly right with Oscar. He could still see but developed "cloudy" eyes around the same time. He stopped barking at 13 also bless him.
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