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Sulfodene® Brand Ear Cleaner for Dogs & Cats FAQs
  • How does Sulfodene® Brand Ear Cleaner help clean ears?
    The liquid formula loosens and breaks up wax, dirt, and debris that can be found in your pet’s ear canal. The animal then shakes his head in order to remove any excess liquid or debris from the ear canal.
  • What are the active ingredients?
    Acetic acid and alcohol provide the antiseptic action of the Sulfodene® Brand Ear Cleaner.
  • What ingredient soothes irritation?
    Aloe Vera gel soothes irritation.
  • How often should I use Sulfodene® Brand Ear Cleaner?
    Sulfodene® Brand Ear Cleaner can be used as a part of your pet’s weekly grooming routine.
  • Can Sulfodene® Brand Ear Cleaner be used on both dogs and cats?
    Yes, this product can be safely used on dogs and cats.
  • How much Sulfodene® Brand Ear Cleaner do I use for each application?
    The amount of Sulfodene® Brand Ear Cleaner needed for each application will vary according to the size of your pet and how dirty the ears are. If the ear cleaner is used on a weekly basis, usually only a 2-3 second squirt is needed. If your pet shakes his head excessively after cleaning, there is excess fluid left over in the ear. Use a smaller amount next time.
  • Should I use a cotton swab to clean the ear?
    A large cotton swab may be used to clean your pet’s outer ear. Care must be taken not to insert any object into the ear canal itself.
Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment for Dogs FAQs
  • How does the product treat the wound three ways ?
    • Helps prevent infection
    • Aids in pain relief
    • Ointment form provides fly, water and germ barrier
  • How does the product help prevent infection?
    The ingredient benzalkonium chloride is effective as an antiseptic for wounds. Menthol acts as an antiseptic and clove has antiseptic properties. Echinacea and thyme are recognized as natural alternatives to wound management. Salicylic acid is recognized as a keratolytic for removal of dead skin and an anti-inflammatory.
  • How does the product aid in pain relief ?
    Benzocaine acts as an anesthetic when used topically, reducing pain on surface wounds. Menthol and Clove also have natural anesthetic properties to help minimize pain.
  • How does the product provide a barrier for flies, water and germs?
    Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment is a beeswax/petrolatum base which forms a protective barrier to water, flies and germs.
  • How is the product packaged?
    The ointment is packaged in an easy-to-squeeze tube allowing the consumer to use just the amount desired while keeping the remaining product clean and free of dirt.
  • How often do I apply Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment?
    While you may apply the product as often as necessary, we recommend “Apply directly to the wound. Repeat 1 to 3 times daily as necessary.”
  • Should I clean the wound each time before applying Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment?
    For best results, it is always recommended you wash the wound with water or a saline solution before applying Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment. However, it is not required. Of course, any dirt or debris should be removed before applying or reapplying.
  • Will the product wash off with water?
    The product will come off with water under pressure (such as a heavy spray from a hose). However, rain will not wash off the product.
  • Can I wrap the area after applying Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment?
    Yes, while it is not necessary to wrap the treated area, there is no reason why it cannot be wrapped.
  • What are the recommended uses for Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment?
    The ointment is recommended for cuts, scrapes, scratches, bites, rope burns, abrasions and skin irritations. This product is not recommended for deep puncture wounds or serious burns. If you are unsure about the severity of the wound, please consult your veterinarian.
  • How should I store Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment?
    It is recommended that you store the ointment in a controlled room temperature of 15-30 °C or 59-86 °F. In extreme heat the product will liquefy but, after cooling, will go back into its ointment form.
  • Does Sulfodene® Brand 3-Way Ointment contain any natural ingredients?
    Yes, this product contains melaluca lucadendron (tea tree oil), citronella oil, thyme oil, cornmint oil, clove oil, echinacea, emu oil and beeswax.