Ear Care/Taping Articles

A Doberman’s ears are cropped by a veterinarian. Learn about ear care and taping here.

Black Doberman puppy carrying stick
Photo: Sandy Revard

Cleaning The Ears

  blunt nosed hemostats hydrogen peroxide 2 x 2 sponge squares mini flashlight Cut the 2 x 2 sponges into ...
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Easy Tape Removal

Fill a small, soft plastic syringe with mineral oil and inject the oil gently between the tape and the hair ...
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Protecting The Cups

If you use the cup method here is a little secret aide for you. Buy large men's tube socks, cut ...
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Taping: Advanced For Older Dogs

written & submitted by Carol Petruzzo, Carosel, USA Part 2 of a 2 part series covering Carol's special techniques for ...
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Taping: Advanced For Puppies

written & submitted by Carol Petruzzo, Carosel, USA Your Doberman Puppy is going to require regular ear tapings for quite ...
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Taping: Aftercare & Taping

Please click on the link below to open the PDF document. Click here for Eve Auch's ear taping (PDF link) ...
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Taping: Caulking Rod

submitted by Marj Brooks Equipment and supplies needed. 1/2 or 5/8 inch-caulking rod, depending on the age of the puppy ...
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Taping: Dry Cleaner Cardboard

Some use the round hard cardboard that comes from the cleaners (for pants). Just insert a large cotton-ball in the ...
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Taping: Foam Core Caulking

SUPPLIES: 1One puppy (more if you're lucky) 2Tape: 2 x 6" (Bases) 2 x 4" (Middle) 2 x 3" (Tips) ...
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Taping: Foam Crown

A popular method with many people is that which employs a foam rubber "crown" placed between the ears on the ...
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Taping: Folding The Ears

This method of taping ears is so very simple and yet it is somewhat of a daunting one. It certainly ...
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Taping: No Gooey Mess

Who, among those of us who have had some ear taping experience, won't admit that it's not only a pain ...
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Taping: Popsicle Sticks/tongue Depressors

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Good quality adhesive tape, scissors, Popsicle sticks, cotton balls, rubbing alcohol and patience. An extra pair of hands ...
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Taping: Tampons

Now that you have your new puppy, it is important you take proper care of the ears. Proper taping will ...
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Taping: Tape Reactions

If you have access to a source for Skin Bond ask them about a product made by the same manufacturer ...
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Taping: Telfa Pads

Purchase the large (probably 3 x 4 or 3 x 5) Telfa *Non-Stick* pads. After the vet crops the ears, ...
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Taping: Vet Wrap

Here is a brand new ear posting method that is perfect in my opinion!  Make the posts as usual, back ...
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Tipping Problems

I use the Breathe Right Nasal strips (large size). These can be found at most drugstores and places like Walmart ...
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