The first product of the ear mite treatment is the PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray. The PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray is made of ionic and anionic surfactants which are soaps and detergents.
Your pet is scratching his ears all the time, is irritated, shaking his head constantly and has a brown crust in his ears. Presence of all or some of these signs confirms the presence of ear mites on your pet. If you observe any of the above signs, have a close examination of your pet’s ears and you may observe more. The ears may have become red or swollen due to repeated scratching and a crust may be present inside the ears. Both the inner and outer portions of ear look inflamed.
For a confirmatory diagnosis the pet can be taken to a veterinarian where he can confirm it through microscopic examination and differential clinical signs. Performing conventional treatment for ear mites and monitoring the results can also be helpful in diagnosing ear mites. History of your pet’s interaction with other animals can help in correct diagnosis of the issue
There are a few ways that you can know if your pet has ear mites. Ear mites can be a horrible irritating and painful problem for your pet. Ear mites can also lead to a serious bacterial infection in the ear. The sooner you can start an ear mite treatment the better this will be for your pet.
The ear mite is a tiny little creature that lives on the surface of your pet’s ear. The condition is highly transmittable and can be passed from pet to pet, animal to animal, or human to animal. Ear mites don’t only live on the pet’s ear but they can also live on your pet’s body. Especially cats they tend to curl their tail near their face when sleeping and this can cause the mites to move to the tail.
One sign that you pet may have ear mites is by looking in the ear and noticing redness or irritation. Sometimes your animals will shake their heads or scratch at their ears. You may also see a built up of wax in the ear that looks like little black specs of dried up blood or feces. They may also be off balance or not want to hold their head upright or rub the head on carpeting or furniture.
We treat ear mites with our PetsBestRx Ear Wash Treatment and PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray. You can apply the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection 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 Healing and Protection Spray is made to clean out the debris from the ear and also to help heal any ear infections from bacteria that may have been caused by the mites. The PetsBestRx Ear Wash Treatment is used to kill the ear mites in the ear and dehydrate the ear mite eggs. The All Stop Pest Control Eco Dust can be used in your home for ear mites. This product can be used indoors and outdoors.
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 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 »
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.
More on “Can ear mites cause hearing loss.”
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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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.