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Hi guys!

Splash is doing wonderful .. I just have a quick and kind of random question about... his ears!

when I first got him they were both floppy, but now the left one flops to the front and the right one is flopped to the side. It looks kind of goofy. 

Will his ears keep changing like this? Or am I stuck with this asymmetrical dog forever haha? (Not that I care ). I know GSD puppies ears flop up and down and eventually ate straight up, but I assumed with a BC they’d stay the same since both his parents have floppy ears 

 

thanks!

Ps. Picks or for cute! You cant really tell his ears in them

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Very cool looking pup, striking eyes! My Peli's ears were first both floppy, then one up, one rather floppy until finally settling for both up somewhere between 6 to 10 months. I think it is rather unpredictable at this stage, but if I had to bet I'd bet I'd say he will end up with something symmetrical. Either way, cute pup.

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Yeah, they can go up, down and all around for at least 6 months. My last puppy took a little longer than that to decide how to wear his.

OTOH, I once had a pup whose ears went straight up the day after she was 7 weeks old and they never waivered one tiny little bit after that, though that's pretty unusual. I've even seen pups who ended up with drop or airplane ears try out the upright look for an hour or 2.

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Have fun watching them change. Some of my favorite puppy photos are of border collies whose ears kept changing. Floppy, airplane, tipped, airplane, one up one down, then finally pricked. It's hilarious to watch. Make sure you take photos. (As if I have to tell you that!)

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Ours keep changing too! For a while they both stuck up and formed a point together, like a mono-ear. Now he often has airplane ears unless being really alert and then he'll stick one straight up, different one each time. I think they change as his head grows. They often turn inside out too, sometimes one sometimes both.

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Mancer's ears were one up, one down until around 6 months, but now they are both straight up. I miss the one up, one down look. They were so cute! 

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Generally, when they're done teething, what you have is what you get. 

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It's one of the joys of border collie puppies you never know what ears you are going to get, my youngest dogs parents both had pointy ears, all his litter mates have pointy ears, my Fen has floppy ears. 

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My boy had both floppy ears till about 5 months, then one up and one down.

He’s now 11 months and we still have one up and one down for a lot of the time, otherwise they are floppy... but more so when he’s tired.. and it’s oh so cute!!!

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Crazy ears are one of the most fun parts of BC puppies! 

My oldest has airplane ears, since the day we brought her home. 

Logan's ears were straight up at 10 weeks, spent the next two months going up and down, then settled fully pricked. Her mom and dad both have floppy ears, but almost every puppy in the litter got prick ears! 

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I am stuck with an asymmetrical dog :D

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Lottie was fun to watch as her ears tried out different positions. I thought we were going to end up with one up and one down but then they both shot up and it looks like it’s going to stay that way. Beautiful puppy! He looks like fun!

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