Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital

21 Jackson Street
Methuen, MA 01844


Clinical Photos

Yeast and Bacteria

Yeast and bacteria found in the ear canal of a dog.

Sometimes dogs and cats have infections in their ear with more than one type of pathogen. In this case the ear canal was infected with both bacteria and yeast. different medications are sometimes needed depending on the type of infection that is found in the ear canal. This is where cytological exams can become very important in diagnosing and monitoring therapy of ear infections.