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DROOPY EAR PUPPY

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by paunovak, Aug 22, 2020.


  1. paunovak

    paunovak PetForums Newbie

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    Hello everybody!

    I recently adopted a puppy greyhound in Spain and it turns out that the puppy has a droopy ear (I mean, they are both droopy, but one of them seems to have a problem).

    I am really concerned because this is my first dog and I have read some stuff online and I am starting to think that he might have some kind of paralysis or brain damage.

    The dog behaves completely normal, I picked him up yesterday and he was freaking out, but little by little he has more and more confidence and he is starting to play around. He can also move both ears, the only problem being that one is noticeably lower than the other, I'll attach a couple of pics.

    Could anybody please tell me if this is really a severe problem? I will go to the vet on Monday but until then they are all closed and I am pretty concerned. I also want to know if there is anyway I could fix this. Thanks in advance.
     

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    cava14 una Anne two black and white boys and a Nortie Tortie

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    How old is he? If he's teething (between 4 and 6 months roughly) it can make their ears do strange things
     
  3. Kaily

    Kaily PetForums Senior

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    Maybe he has an ear infection.

    He is lovely.

    Good luck for Monday
     
  4. Rafa

    Rafa PetForums VIP

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    It looks to me as though one of his ears is set slightly lower on his head than the other, and that ear is slightly bigger.

    I wouldn't be concerned at all.

    I certainly wouldn't suspect brain damage or illness.
     
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    Blitz PetForums VIP

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    I agree with this. He is not a greyhound though.
     
  6. Happy Paws2

    Happy Paws2 PetForums VIP

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    Normal for a puppy their ears never really settle till they are about 6 months old.
     
  7. Freyja

    Freyja PetForums VIP

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    He is more liklely to be a Spanish galgo if he has come from Spain he is also most likely to be teething.

    This is my greyhound pup when he was 14 weeks old he is a show bred greyhound
     

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