ear cleanser?

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  1. nancy2394

    nancy2394 New Member

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    I know we've had a thread about this before but I can't seem to find it. I just want to get the ingredients for the ear cleanser. Boomer doesn't have mites, but he's itching his ears like crazy. I did a visual and all I see is dried blood from him scratching. I think he just has some crud build up further down and I need the ear cleanser stuff.

    Is it more economical to make the stuff myself or just go to the vet and pick it up?
     
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    • 16 oz. bottle isopropyl rubbing alcohol
    • 1/4 cup borid acid powder
    • 20 drops 1% gentian violet.

    This is by far the best ear cleanser I have ever used. It works way better than anything I have purchased through the vet and it's way cheaper. Just mix the ingredients together, shake before putting in each ear and then dry up excess with a paper towel. It can stain, so be mindful of where you apply it.
     
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    Okay, I know what boric acid is... but what is borid acid? And where can I get the borid acid powder and the gentian violet?
     
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    drmom777 Bloody but Unbowed

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    You can get everything you need at the WalMart. I skip the gentian violet with excellent results, though.
     
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    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    Herschel has a great site or something.... ummm... I bet if we searched or PM'd him he'd tell us... lol
     
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    MoonStr80 Obessed with Dogs

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    thanks for the help, i will give it a try
     

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