dog's ear

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1. A decorative embellishment, such as a molding around one corner of a door, window, or fireplace opening, that somewhat resembles a squared-off ear; especially popular during the latter half of the 18th century; also called a dog’s ear.
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This dog's ear looks like it suffered an allergic reaction and was burned.
If your dog's ears do need to be cleaned, you may notice him scratching at his ears, and you may see that the skin inside the ear is red and angry-looking.
Your veterinary clinic or a groomer can clean your dog's ears for you.
Normally, a dog's ear has very little or no discharge, and what little you may observe is a beige/yellow waxy substance.
Some brave veterinarians will also put their noses near the dog's ear and take a quick sniff; the odor of an infected ear is distinctive.
To prevent ear infections, check your dog's ears regularly for abnormal discharge, odour or redness; clean the outer ear gently with a cotton ball dampened with a solution suggested by your vet; after baths and swimming be sure to dry your dog's ears thoroughly and if your dog has excessive hair in the outer ear canal, it should be removed.
Both of the dog's ears had been sliced off and he also had pieces of black electrical tape stuck to his legs and on his back.
"It is clear this dog's ears have been removed by a sharp implement, which must have caused him unimaginable pain and distress.
Normally a dog's ears will not become a problem as long as they are kept clean.
Check your dog's ears at least once a week for a build up of wax, any excessive matting of hair in the ear, redness or inflammation around the ear.
This may sound obvious, but it's important to check your dog's ears often--preferably every time you bathe or brush him--for any evidence of dirt or disease in the ears.
UNDER normal circumstances a dog's ears will not become a problem as long as they are kept clean.