Haematoma on Dog’s Ear? Here’s What to Do!

Hematoma in dogs' ear
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Key points

  • It is not contagious or transmissible to dogs or other pets
  • There’s always an underlying cause that should be identified
  • Treatment should always be under the direction of a vet

Common in

Symptoms & types

A ‘hematoma’ is a blood-filled lump that often occurs on the ears of dogs.

Understanding the diagnostics

Hematomas are usually caused by a broken blood vessel in the ear.

Learning About The Causes

Hematomas in dog ears are almost always caused by headshaking. Finding out why your dog is shaking his head will help to treat the hematoma.

Best Treatment Options

There are several methods for treating aural hematomas in dogs’ ears. All of them require a veterinarian.

When to see a vet



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