Advice 1: How to put ears Chihuahua

Standard from Chihuahua to 3-5 months should be broad and erect ears. However, some Chihuahua they are either polivitaminy what is considered a big disadvantage, or completely hanging. These problems are associated with soft auricular cartilage, which can be inherited. Such problems arose due to improper feeding mother to puppy during pregnancy or the content of born puppies.
How to put ears Chihuahua
Feed your dog foods that contain calcium: cheese, milk, meat, etc. once a day add in food, the puppy gelatin (gelatin pinch on the tip of a knife).
Walk with the dog as often as possible and in the sun. For bone growth sunlight is very useful.
Useful for puppy ear massage. It improves blood circulation. Six times a day stroke the ears from the base to the tip, directing them up. Don't wait, Pat! This massage is especially useful in places where there are cracks.
To procedure helping to make the ears erect, is otkleivanie ears plaster. Only use medical tape! Stationery tape or tape will not work, because underneath the ear will rot and may cause allergic reactions. The width of the patch (3) see Bus for the ear must be less than the ear, it is made of a rod of a ballpoint pen. Measure the length and width of the dog ear. Make two petal patch corresponding to the measured dimensions. The petals in length should be slightly smaller dog ear, but fit his form. At the center of the petals glue the tire on one side of the petal should remain sticky. With its help, attach the entire structure to the ear of the dog. Before applying disinfect the ear with Cologne, alcohol.
In the long-haired Chihuahua semi-erect ears are pretty common. This is due to the long hair that weigh down the ear. They can also fall when puppy change teeth. After the ears stand up again, but the heart can stay.
Useful advice
If the ear is very heavy, instead of two petals use one. Also stick to the middle of the tire and secure the design on the dog's ears. This procedure can be done in 2-3 months, and take design to a complete change of teeth.

It is important that the dog quickly got used to this design and have not removed it. So when she wants to scratch his ear, distract from it. Gradually, the dog will get used to it, and the ears will be erect and beautiful. You should know that some dogs are allergic to adhesive plaster.

Advice 2 : How to raise the dog's ears

Dogs of many breeds, such as boxers and Dobermans, according to the standards of the ears , you need to stop, and then to put them so that they are standing. By themselves, the ears they will not rise, so you will need to do some additional fixtures.
How to raise the dog's ears
You will need
  • - adhesive tape on cotton basis in the coil;
  • - alcohol medical;
  • scissors with blunt tips;
  • - baby powder;
  • - cotton swabs for cleaning ears.
Clean the dog's ears with internal and external parties, degrease the surface of the ears on the inside, wiping them with alcohol. Cut from the roll of adhesive plaster piece, is approximately equal to the length of your pet's ear from the cartilage of the ear to the tip of the ear. Cut it in half lengthwise and glue to the inner side of the ear along its length. Press firmly with your fingers so that the plaster is well bonded.
Cut again a piece of adhesive tape with a length of 40-50 cm, cut it in half lengthwise and cut across into small squares. From auricle on the already glued strip begin to glue the squares to the edge of the ear, superimposing them on each other and blocking about 70-80% of the lower square. Each square firmly push your fingers locking together.
Take a stick for cleaning of ears and with the same squares glue it along the ear in a rigid strip of adhesive plaster. Fix the plaster that the dog failed to tear off the stick when she is scratching the ear or if you decide that it interferes with her.
Powder dog's ear from the inside with baby powder. Cut again a band-aid on a small tape with a length of 20-25 cm and Glue the end of one tape on the external side of the ear of the dog at the skull base and begin to wrap the ear around, forming a cone. Do not squeeze the dog's ear, it should not experience discomfort. The patch should be pasted freely, to it at the base of the ear you can stick your finger.
Cut the remaining piece of plaster, when you get to the tip of the ear. Powder baby powder base dog ear around the glued patch. Again, seal ear band of adhesive plaster, formed below the cone was crisp and well kept the ear in a vertical position. Similarly, glue the second ear and make a cone from the strips of adhesive plaster.
Make between the ears of the bandage strips of adhesive plaster in the form of "eight", which will fix both of the cone parallel to each other and as high as possible on the skull. With this construction the dog should take at least 10-15 days. Watch it to avoid irritation sprinkle the ear at the base of the powder. Remove the bandage from band-aid, cut a cone medical scissors with blunt tips on the inner side of the ear.
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