Darnell P: What can I do to make my pitbull pup ears after cropping wont stand up?
I have a pitbull pup like 2 months now ears cropped last month ears are totally healed but his ears don't stand up properly should i tape them with same kind of support will that help or has the ear hardened this is my baby and i really want to help him
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Answer by homesforallpets
ear cropping is disgusting and cruel they do not even give pain killers for the pups. Leave the ears alone, if nature meant for them to be short and upright they would be!!!!
Answer by longhorns22
the ears may or maynot ever stand. my method is to take the cardboard tampon tubes, remove the inner absorbant part. put the tube as deep in the ear canal and extend the tube out to the tip of the ear to get the appropriate length. start with regular size tampons. once you do this tape the 2 pieces of tube together and make another one. now take take athletic tape and start wrapping at one end all the way around the tube then reverse the wrap so the sticky side is on the out side. wrap the entire tube down to the bottom. tear off about 2) 6 inch strips of tape (2"tape) and 2(strips about 1/4 inch wide and about 2 inches long. insert the tube in the earcanal as deep as possible and stretch the ear upwards as you stick it to the tube.
take the largest strip of tape and wrap around the bottom of the ear. do not pull too tight as to cut off circulation, just enough to hold the tube and ear in place. the take the small strip and wrap around the top of the ear. do this with the other ear. now have someone help you with this part. tear you off a fairly long tape that will encircle both ears. have you friend hold the dogs ears vertically up in the position they should stand naturally. starting at one ear start the tape across the bottom of the ear just above the head and tape across to the other ear bring it to the front and as you come around the first ear let the tape stick to the back part and continue with the tape over to the first ear. you can leave them up for up to a week but they rarely last that long. some recommed as soon as ear drops to put them back up but i always let mine rest for a day and start again. be pt. some dogs take up to a year to get their ears to stand. some stand when they stop teething. good luck. there are many sites on the web that you can google how to wrap a pitbulls ears.
Answer by Jordan&Daniel
my pitbull puppy has her ears done 1 week ago and only one ear is sticking up not the other one, what should i do she wont keep tape on her ear, and they have almost healed all the way. SHE WAS NEVER IN PAIN UNLESS SHE SCRATHED HER EARS, at least she never acted like it, she was her normal self right after surgery, so noone tell me its cruel.
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