we recently got our little guys ears cropped and had the stiches removed today. his ears were standing when he had the stiches in, but the tech told us they were floppy when they took them out. they stapled these little plastic pieces in the middle of his ear saying it would help them stand. problem is now he picks his ears up but then drops them back down. the plastic pieces seem to be digging into the back of his ear, which he doesn't like. has anyone had this done? could the stiches been what was helping make his ears stand before? I'm debating on whether or not to remove the plastic, but worried it'll hinder in the ear standing process.