Ear Mites

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.

More information on  “Can I use your steamer to kill ear mites in my home?”

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.



The Eco Dust is a food grade diatomaceous earth; therefore it will not harm your pet if licked. The food grade diatomaceous earth is safe and nontoxic to humans and pets.

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Yes, ear mites can be very stressful for your pet. Some symptoms of ear mites include black specs or residue in the ear, shaking of the head, rubbing of the face and excessive wax build up.

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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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No, all of our environmental products are completely safe, non-toxic and non-staining. These products do not contain pesticides and will not harm you or your pets.

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Our ear mite products can work for ear mite prevention depending on how often they are used. The PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray or Ear Wash Treatment and the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray can both be used on your pet even if they do not have ear mites.

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It is not possible for the litter to be born with ear mites from the womb. However, if the mother has ear mites and is nursing, it is most likely they will catch ear mites.

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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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There is not a determined amount of cases of ear mites. The only ones known about are the ear mite cases that have been reported by vets and there are much more that have not been reported.

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Here at Qbased we offer two products to treat for ear mites. These are the Mitactin Spray and our Healing and Protection Spray. The Healing and Protection spray is the first step we normally recommend on our paper regimen.

First you may want to wrap your pet in a blanket or towel with the head exposed. Then you apply the Healing and Protection spray on either a q-tip or cotton ball and swab the outer ear canal including the flaps of the ears. The Healing and Protection spray kills the bacteria in the area and also helps with the inflammation.

Thirty minutes later, you want to apply the Mitactin spray to a cotton ball or q-tip and swab the outer ear canal as well as the flaps of your pet’s ears. You want to get out as much debris as possible. The Mitactin spray kills the mites in the ears as well as on the head or even your pet’s tail.

We also offer environmental products which include the ready to use PuraCleen disinfectant spray and our concentrated cleaner which is called Xtreme Cleen. The Xtreme Cleen was designed to be diluted to mop floors or clean carpets, to be put in a washing machine or even to be made into a ready to use spray by diluting 2 oz to gallon of water similar to the strength of the ready to use disinfectant spray.

Both of these products can prevent re-infestation of ear mites in your home. Besides our environmental products we also offer our Mighty Vites which is an immune booster. It is very important that your pet’s immune system be well maintained because a healthy system fights off secondary infection and helps them to heal faster.

One of the other products we offer for the environment is our DeStroy Eco dust which is 100% food grade diatomaceous earth. It is safe to use inside as well as outside of your home. You can use this dust on your pet’s bedding, in their kennel, on your furniture or even outside in your home. This prevents re-infestation of ear mites in your home. It is also effective against spiders, ants and other insects.

There are two basic lines of treatment for ear mites. First is the systemic one and second one is local treatment. In systemic treatment antiparasitic agents are given through parental route which is the most effective way of ear mites control. But in this type of treatment only the animal gets treatment, while in case of ear mites we need to treat the environment as well.

Second way of treatment is local application of antiparasitics on infected parts such as the ear. This type of treatment is less effective than systemic treatment but is easy to use. This method can be practiced at home without need of a veterinarian. Different types of sprays, powders and ointments are used for this purpose.

Some people prefer to use home remedies for treating ear mites. Such methods have minimal effect and chances of recovery and poor. Along with medical treatment, proper management techniques should be followed for quick recovery and to avoid reinfestaion. All medication should be used according to the instructions of veterinarian or label provided with the medication.



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