Otitis quandary: To pluck or not to pluck hair in the ear?

September 21, 2018

Get a cutting answer from this veterinary dermatology expert before you see your next case.

Unfortunately, ear infections in standard poodles are pretty standard. What to do with all that hair? (Image: Shutterstock.com)During her Fetch dvm360 presentation "Not another ear infection," Laura Wilson, DVM, DACVD, answered several audience queries, including this one she gets often, "Should I pluck the hair in the dog's ear?" Well, it depends, as in all things, she says. In this audio clip from the session, hear all the details, including a particularly tangled case in a standard poodle.