Ear Mites

Yes, all of our ear mite products are safe enough to be used on sick animals. The ear mite treatment is proven 98.5% successful through trials and case studies.

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Yes the ear mite products do have to be used on your pet daily. The ear mite treatment comes with a easy to use standard regimen sheet in your package.

You can follow these easy to use instructions to treatment of ear mites in your pet. You start the treatment by making sure all of the debris and infection is cleaned out of the ear. This can be done with the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray.

When starting your ear mite treatment, it is suggested to use a towel or blanket to wrap your pet in to reduce wiggling. Make sure the head is still sticking out of the wrap so your pet can be treated with the products.

You can apply the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray and the PetsBestRx Ear Wash Treatment to the ear by spraying it on a Q-tip or cotton swab and applying it to the ear flap. Do not go any farther in the ear than the cotton tip of the Q-tip.  Pushing a Q-tip too far in the ear can cause a ruptured ear drum especially in cats.

Use the Healing and Protection Spray and the Ear Wash Treatment at least thirty minutes apart. You should not pour the products in the ear; they need to be use lightly. We also offer products to treat your environment for ear mites. These products are our All Stop DE-Stroy Pest Control Eco Dust, PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray and PuraCleenRx Xtreme Cleen. All of these products for your home are also completely safe and nontoxic to your children and pets.

Ear mites

Ear mites are tiny parasite that lives in the ear canal of pets piercing skin cause irritation, itching, scab formation and inflammation. They do not infest only the ear canal, but can also live on the skin, around the head and ears. Ear mites spread very rapidly in the pets roaming outside, and its chances increase in crowded environments. Among the pets ear mite’s infection is common in cats and up to some extent in dogs. Ear mites are extremely irritative that infected dog scratches its ears and shakes its heads constantly.

Ear mites are found frequently in cats. One of the most common diagnosis in 2011, ear mites ranked in the top 10 accounting for 7 % of kitten up to 1 year of age. This parasite can infest cat of any age but commonly kittens and outdoor cats. To prevent re-infestation your home environment should be thoroughly cleaned and all of your cat’s beddings should be washed or replaced.

Over the counter ear mite medication may work but it’s better to call for a veterinarian.



Ear mites can be highly uncomfortable and painful for your pet. It is important as a pet owner to start your ear mite treatment as soon as symptoms occur. We have done trials and case studies with our ear mite customers. Read the rest of this entry »

Both the PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray are used for other ailments beside ear mites.

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Yes, you must treat your furniture for ear mites if you have an inside pet. Ear mites are highly contagious so it is very important that you treat the environment.

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Yes, if an ear mite condition is left untreated for a long period of time it can cause trauma to the ears and ultimately cause hearing loss.

Common signs of ear mites are frequent scratching, profuse shaking of the head, scratching of the head and ears with gently rubbing, reddish brown or black debris accumulating in the ear, excessive ear wax build up, and sometimes bad odors. Sometimes ear mites will also cause sores behind the ears and on the face from scratching.

It is very important to treat ear mites as soon as you see the ear mite symptoms on your pet. This should insure your pet does not suffer hearing loss due to ear mites. We treat ear mites with our PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray.

The PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray is made to clean out the debris from the ear and also to help heal any ear infections that may have been caused by the mites. The PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray is used to kill the ear mites in the ear and dehydrate the ear mite eggs and larvae.

We do offer our All Stop DE-Story Pest Control Eco Dust to treat your home for ear mites. This is a food grade diatomaceous earth powder that is completely safe to use around kids and pets as well as yourself. This product can be used indoors and outdoors.

We also offer to liquid disinfectants for treating ear mites in your environment. These are our PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray and PuraCleenRx Xtreme Cleen. One is a ready to spray home disinfectant and the other is a concentrated disinfectant cleaner for your home.

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In cases of severe ear mite infestation, history of repetitive infections and untreated cases, hearing loss can be the ultimate result. Hearing loss can be termed as the most common and hazardous ailment resulting from an ear mite infestation.  As these mites predominantly reside in the ear canal or other parts of the ear, an injury to your pet’s hearing device is quite probable. Hearing loss can range from mild loss in hearing sensitivity to complete deafness depending upon the damage to the ears.

The ear mites cause severe inflammation in the ear’s auditory canal and may damage the tympanic membrane which will result in a partial or complete deafness. Ear mite infestation is usually bilateral that is, it affects both the ears at the same time, and one ear is affected rarely. So in cases of bilateral infections both the ears may lose hearing ability resulting in complete deafness of your pet.

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Yes, the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray and the PetsBestRx Ear Wash Treatment Sprays are both gentle enough to be used on pregnant or nursing animals.

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Otodectes cynotis is the species name for ear mites. It can affect dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. The most common signs of ear mites are scratching of the ears, whining, rubbing of the face, scars behind the ears from scratching, shaking of the head and dark debris in the ear.

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Horses can get ear mites, it may not be the same species of mite that affects a cat or dog. Our ear mite products would work on horses with ear mite infections. They are all completely safe and nontoxic ear mite treatment products.

You would apply the products to the horse’s ears gently and do not spray directly in case of spooking. You can apply the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray and the PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray to the ear by spraying it on a Q-tip or cotton swab and applying it to the ear flap. Do not go any farther in the ear than the cotton tip of the Q-tip.  Pushing a Q-tip too far in the ear can cause a ruptured ear drum especially in cats.

The PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray should be alternated daily, using one in the morning and one at night. Please make sure to use them at least four to six hours apart. Do not pour the products in the ear, they only need to be applied lightly to the ear. If there is an infection present the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray should be used twice per day.

The PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray is made to clean out the debris from the ear and also to help heal any ear infections that may have been caused by the mites. The PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray is used to kill the ear mites in the ear and dehydrate the ear mite eggs.

This treatment is proven 98.5% successful through trials and studies. When treating for ear mites, it is also important to treat your environment because this condition is highly contagious. We do offer our All Stop DE-Stroy Pest Control Eco Dust to treat your home or stables for ear mites. This is a food grade diatomaceous earth powder that is completely safe to use around kids and pets as well as yourself.


More on “Can horses get ear mites”

Ear mites are host specific and not found on species other than cats, dogs and sometimes rabbits. Cats are likely to get infected more often as compared to dogs. Horses can at times mislead you by developing signs and symptoms very nearly similar to that of ear mites. The causative agent of these signs is variable. Ear ticks infections are more common in horses and they also develop inflammation and irritation in the ear. The ears get red and itchy and develop exudates which plug the ears. Ear ticks are usually mistaken for ear mites which are completely different species.  

Sometimes ear mites can spread from pets to horses in a farm environment. But even if horses get invaded by ear mites they cannot survive and multiply there. If your horse is having any kind of ear problems the best thing is to consult a veterinarian who will perform detailed diagnostic test to confirm the type of parasites. 

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It is safe to use the ear mite treatment in your pet’s ears. You should however use caution when administering products on your pets. It is not suggested to spray the product directly in the ear.

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