Keep your cat’s ears healthy from home

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  • Meet with a licensed vet online
  • Prescriptions delivered to you
  • Unlimited vet visits & follow-ups

How to spot cat ear issues

Even though cats can’t talk, there are a number of ways you can tell there’s a problem.


It’s normal to see your cat scratch their ears from time to time. But if it happens frequently, it may mean something’s wrong — from allergies to ear mites to infections. If left untreated, ear issues can lead to more serious problems, like hearing loss or loss of balance from infections. And ear mites can reproduce very quickly and spread to other cats.

Red, inflamed ears

Red and inflamed ears may be due to a number of issues, such as infections, ear mites, allergies, or ringworm. Ringworm can also cause hair loss on the outer ear in addition to redness.

Head shaking

Shaking the head from side to side can be a symptom of ear mites or an infection.

Dark ear wax

Ear infections caused by yeast or bacteria can result in dark, flaky ear wax which may have a bad smell. Ear mites can also lead to a dark wax buildup. In addition, a condition called feline ceruminous cystomatosis can cause a dark, waxy buildup in the ears produced by small, dark cysts on the skin within the ear canal.

Pawing or rubbing ears on things

Is your cat pawing their ears or rubbing them on furniture? This can be a sign of an ear infection. Getting care quickly can prevent more serious problems. Dutch vets are available for video appointments when you need them and can prescribe medication to treat an array of health conditions, including ear infections.

How it works

  • 1. Choose your subscription plan

    Choose an annual or monthly membership plan with Dutch to get started.

  • 2. Online vet visit

    Pick a time and get care from a licensed vet from home.

  • 3. Prescriptions shipped free to you

    We’ll create a treatment plan to help your pet and deliver it direct to you.

  • 4. Ongoing care & follow-ups

    We’ll keep track of how your treatment plan is going & you can follow up as much as needed.

Prescription treatments, delivered to you

Help your cat live a healthier, happier life with expert vet care — wherever you are. With Dutch, you can connect with a licensed veterinarian online anytime and have prescription and over-the-counter medication shipped free to your door.

Get customized treatment plans that combine medication, education, vet-designed behavior modification (if needed), and ongoing care for an array of health issues — starting at just $15/month.

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Frequently asked questions

What is included in a Dutch membership?

All Dutch members have unlimited video chat access to licensed U.S. veterinarians. Additionally, in certain states our vets can prescribe medication for pets. Members receive specialized treatment plans for their pet that can include medications, therapeutics, and behavioral modification advice (or a combination of all 3). A Dutch membership also includes free shipping and free, unlimited follow-ups with Dutch-affiliated vets through messaging and video calls.

Who is Dutch for?

Dutch is for dog and cat owners wanting a more cost effective and timely way to handle common pet issues. We eliminate the unnecessary vet visit as well as the stress related to getting your pet to the vet. The Dutch experience is designed to connect you with a vet via video call for general advice and recommended OTC product offerings. In certain states, vets may prescribe medication and therapeutics and our partner pharmacy will ship it right to your door.

What states does Dutch service?

As a Dutch member you can chat directly with a vet in all 50 states and access our OTC products.
If you are seeking prescription medication for your pet we currently offer telemedicine services in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

We will continue to service additional states in the coming months — stay tuned!