Troy Canker Ear Cleaner may aid in the treatmentof ear mites in cats and dogs. This product is an antifungal, which can help reduce the progression of a mild ear infection. This product should not be used in dogs with a ruptured ear drum - therefore always check its safety with your veterinarian before use. Ear mites are sometimes seen in very young puppies or kittens, but are rare in adult animals, therefore always seek a proper diagnosis from a veterinarian before diagnosing at home. In cases of chronic or severe infections (which can be evaluated by a bad smell, discharge from the ear, excessive itchiness in the ear, or reddening inside the ear) veterinary advice is always recommended.