Sheltie, Female, 11 years. Head shaking and rubbing daily
"The vet advises me to keep the ears dry," the lady was often given this advice from several vets in a big practice she was referred to by her family vet. "How do I keep the ears dry? Her left " In fact, I did give such advices too by asking the owner to plug the ear opening with a piece of cloth during bath time.
The Sheltie's ears were full of dry crusts, as in a scabies mite infestation. Her eyelids were scratched bald.
I examined the dog's ears.
"Every time I see the vets, I am asked to keep the ears dry."