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Ask Seth: Irritated Dog Ears

AskSethI have a 4-year-old Mini Australian Shepherd. He has what the vet has called an allergy, and he continues to have problems scratching at his ears, shaking his head and "yawning" as if to clear his ears. He was on Benadryl tablets 2 times a day and a year ago was switched to Chlorophenarimine two times a day. They have recommended medicated ear wash and nothing seems to be more than a temporary calming. When it flares up, he has been on a very mild prednisone regimen for several days. His ears are always a nice pink color, very clean, and no debris or odor from the ears. I have not noticed any difference in reaction to foods, and he is a picky eater. Any ideas? 
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