With as terrified as my basset hound seems after being sprayed by a skunk, I always think, "This is the last time. This time he learned his lesson." But every fall when the skunks are moving about, he just can't help but get up in their business. Through these trials I've learned two things: (1) skunks are @$$holes and (2) how to get rid of skunk smell on dogs and all that the task entails.
See all that sticky brown crap in your pet's ears? That's not just ear wax; that's ear mites--or the fecal matter of ear mites, to be more precise. In this article, I review basic symptoms and treatments for ear mites that can be performed at home. I also cover the steps you'll need to take to avoid future infestations.