Ear Mites

Most cured ear infections in animals do not normally return. Some dogs are more susceptible to ear infections than others but it is not discussed whether this is associated with certain breeds of dogs or not.

Ear infections can occur in any breed or dog or cat. Ear infections can normally be helped by using a preventative solution once or twice per week. Our PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray can be used as an ear infection preventative solution. This is applied by lightly spraying on a Q-Tip or Cotton Swap and cleaning the ear flap and a little inside of the ear making sure not to go to deep.

You can also try to prevent ear infections by making sure that your pet’s ears stay dry. Sometimes this will require a drying agent and sometimes it will not, it can depend on the breed of dog. You can use a drying agent after bathing or swimming with your pet. It is important to keep the dog’s ear canal dry because it can cause an infection just like swimmer’s ear in humans. A primary cause of ear infections can also be pet allergies.

You want to start treatment for pet allergies as soon as your pet starts scratching or itching. Having ear mites present in the ear can also cause a bacterial infection to set in. The long acting PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray would be used to kill bacterial infections in the ear and help with the ear mite treatment along with the natural PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray.

Ear infection is a very common issue in all animals including pets and farm animals. Pets, especially pets with large and fluffy ears are more susceptible to ear infections as compared to other animals. Infection of the ear usually involves the outer portion and results in an inflammation of the ear called otitis.

The cause of infection is either internal or external. In case some cases infection may develop due to some internal problem in the ear. Different parasites and bacterial or fugal species are also involved in infection of ears.

A secondary bacterial infection and sepsis may also develop due to some injury or wound in the ear. In small animals like dogs, cats and sheep myiasis may also occur due to improper management. The problem can be diagnosed and differentiated through its clinical signs and different laboratory test. Treatment varies with specie, condition and type of condition. Prognosis is usually good in mild cases and in severe cases damages like hear loss can occur.

We do have some veterinarians that recommend and endorse or products for an ear mite treatment. Other vets may not recommend our products because they do not know about them.

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The All Stop Profession Steam Cleaner can be used to clean your environment when dealing with ear mites. The Steam Cleaner can be used on upholstered furniture, carpeting, curtains and clothing.

The steamer does heat to over 140 degrees Fahrenheit so it would be effective against ear mites in your home. If your pet comes in contact with any clothing or furniture, the ear mites can transfer to those items making it virtually impossible to have an effective treatment. Once your pet comes in contact with these items again in your environment, they will have ear mites all over again. Therefore it is essential you are treating your home when dealing with ear mites.

The All Stop Professional Steam Cleaner is handheld so it can be moved very easily. This steamer comes with six attachments. We do offer our All Stop DE-Stroy 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.

Do not use the steamer with the powder, you can use either or. 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.

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There are various methods for controlling ear mites present in your surroundings. Most common methods are as follows.

The first and most important is to follow strict hygiene measures to ensure a clean environment at your house. Regularly clean your home furniture and carpets to keep them mite free. Use of disinfectant sprays and dusts is highly effective and beneficial for controlling mites in house environment. Steam cleaners can be effective as well but care should be taken, not to use the steam cleaner and disinfectants at the same time as the steamer may lead the disinfectant in effective.

Isolation and proper cleaning of your pet can be very helpful in controlling the spread of infestation to other pets. Pets should be checked regularly for presence of any kind of infections and infestations. Infested pets should be treated immediately after noticing any signs of infestation. The most effective method is to treat your pet and your environment simultaneously for ear mites.



You can use the All Stop De-Stroy Pest Control Eco Dust in your furniture or carpeting to treat ear mites. The Eco Dust is made to be sprinkled very lightly like baby powder on the carpet for ear mites.

This product can also be used indoors and outdoors. This powder is completely safe and nontoxic. It is actually all natural as well. This product can also be used in your vehicle. Many people like to take their pets out on trips with them, you can use the All Stop DE-Stroy Pest Control Eco Dust in your car to protect from ear mites.

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 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.

Diatomaceous Earth is crushed fossils of fresh water marine life. We also offer our PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray and our PuraCleenRx Xtreme Cleen to help clean your environment from ear mites. The ear mite environmental treatment products are all proven 98.5% successful through trials and case studies. If you have any more questions or need to speak with a customer service specialist you can call 1-337-937-8800 or visit us online at http://www.petsbestrx.com/EarMites .

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A clean and mite free environment is extremely important in ear mite treatment. Ear mite’s infestation is exceptionally contagious and transfers very easily through close contact. Ear mite’s treatment may prove ineffective if the environment stays infested. Your furniture may contain eggs and adult mites shed by the infested pet. The same pet may get repetitively infested and other pets at your home are at risk of infestation also.  A proper treatment plan should consist of both medical treatment and management practices to control mite population.

Spread of mites can be restricted by appropriate cleaning of your furniture. Medical treatments applied to your pet directly will only have effects limited to your pet’s body. Mites control practices including cleaning and disinfection of your house furniture is equally important. Any non irritant and non toxic spray or dust can be applied to furniture. Make sure that the product is effective against both eggs and adult mites. There are some products which are effective against different types of pests, which can be used to control all types of infective agents present in your environment.


The Eco Dust is easy to use. You simply sprinkle the dust all around your home and pay special attention to the areas in which your pet sleeps.

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There is no known shot to kill ear mites. Sometimes a penicillin shot will be given when dealing with an infection from ear mites.  However, shots can be very painful.

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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.



Yes, all of our ear mite products are completely safe and non-toxic. Also our environmental products can be used around children and pets safely.

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Our products for ear mites do not have a determined age limitation on them. They can be used on puppies at any age.

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In some cases of ear mites, Ivermectin can be effective. It is also known to not be effective against ear mites. Ivermectin can also cause harsh side effects to your pet.

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