Yes, ear mites can be transferred from a cat to a dog or from a dog to a cat, especially if they are sleeping in the same areas of your home. When dealing with an ear mite infestation it is suggested to quarantine your pet.
Ear mites can be transferred to objects in your environment that the infected pet comes in contact with. When treating for ear mites, it is also important to treat your environment because this condition is highly contagious. For treating your home we offer the PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray which can be sprayed on furniture, carpeting, bedding and hard surfaces as well.
We also offer the All Stop DE-Stroy Pest Control Eco Dust which is a very fine food grade diatomaceous earth. This product is known to cut the exoskeleton of the mites which causes them to dehydrate and die.
We treat ear mites on the ear with our PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray. These products should be alternated daily using one in the morning and one at night. They only need to be lightly used, with these products less is better.
More Information on “can my cat give my dog ear mites”
Ear mite infestation is highly contagious and fast spreading. Cats and dogs are the chief species affected from ear mite. The specie of mites which cause infestation is the same for dogs and cats. The disease usually spreads through close and direct contact. Cats can acquire ear mites form dogs by close contact. If cats and dogs are confined in the same place chances of infestation will increase. The infected dog may shed mites in to the surroundings and cats can catch ear mites from its environment also.
The best solution to prevent such infestation is isolation of the infected animal. Keep your infected pet away from healthy ones and avoid their contact with each other. Infected pets should be kept in isolation till complete recovery. If isolation and quarantine is not feasible, try to minimize contact between the infected and healthy animals. Applying ear mites control products to household products such as carpets and furniture may also help in preventing spread of the mites.
Can I apply the ear mite treatment to my pets if I am pregnant?
You can apply the ear mite products to your pet if you are pregnant. All of the ear mite products are completely safe and nontoxic.
They also do not require a prescription. Please make sure to follow the directions for use of the pet ear mite products. We do provide an ear mite regimen in your package. Follow these easy instructions and you should have no trouble with your ear mite treatment. When starting your ear mite treatment, it is suggested to use a towel or blanket to wrap your pet in to reduce wiggling.
Just make sure your pet’s head is still sticking out so you can administer the ear mite treatment. 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.
These products do not have harsh smells so this also should not affect your pregnancy. Our ear mite kits and combos are covered under a 100% 30 day money back guarantee. This guarantee is contingent with you contacting a customer service specialist if you are not noticing signs of improvement in the first 7 days of treatment. Not all pets are the same and some we know require special care. We also offer non-toxic cleaners for ear mites. These are our All Stop DE-Story Pest Control Eco Dust, PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray and PuraCleenRx Xtreme Cleen.
Other Information on Applying Ear Mite Treatments when Pregnant:
There is absolutely no harm in treating your pets while you are pregnant. Treating your pet for ear mite has nothing to do with human physiology. Most of the products used for veterinary treatment are usually the same used for human treatments but with high concentrations and larger doses. As ear mite infestation is only found in a few species, their treatment is also peculiar to those species which are susceptible to it. Treating your pet while you are pregnant is completely safe and has no toxic effects on you and the fetus. Application of products on the pet should be limited to those areas only which are infected.
Although these products are safe for human health, proper procedures and protocols should be followed for treatment. Read the information on the packaging and act accordingly. Also try to avoid ingestion and inhalation of such products and wear a mask or gloves while applying treatments, to avoid any risks. Avoid entrance of the products into eyes also.
An ear mite is a small parasitic creature that usually lives in the ears of animals. This causes severe itch and inflammation. The mites can also live on the head or body of dogs and cats with the same effect.
You can use our ear mite treatment products on other animals besides cats and dogs. Ear mites are most common in cats and dogs, but can be found in other species of animals.
These products can be used on delicate animals like cats and rabbits. It can also be used on larger breeds like horses and cattle. These products should not be used on pet insects. They are made to break down the exoskeleton of insects so this would cause even larger insects to die.
However, on mammals these products are a safe and nontoxic ear mite treatment solution. The ear mite treatment is proven 98.5% successful through trials and case studies. Our ear mite kits and combos are covered under a 100% 30 day money back guarantee. This guarantee is contingent with you contacting a customer service specialist if you are not noticing signs of improvement in the first 7 days of treatment. At this time one of our representatives will discuss your treatment and offer an alternate regimen to follow for ear mites. Not all pets are the same and some we know require special care.
When starting your ear mite treatment, it is suggested to use a towel or blanket to wrap your pet in to reduce wiggling. We treat ear mites with our PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray. You can apply the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray or 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.
Yes, it is possible for your pet to be in pain when they are dealing with ear mites. The severity of the ear mite case depends on how long your pet has been suffering with ear mites.
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.
No, our ear mite products do not contain pesticides. They are all completely safe and nontoxic to use on your pet and in your home.
Some of your traditional veterinarian prescribed medications contains pesticides for killing ear mites. For this reason you must have a prescription on obtain these medications. Our ear mite products are proven 98.5% successful through trials and case studies. We also have testimonials posted on our website that you can view.
When starting your ear mite treatment, it is suggested to use a towel or blanket to wrap your pet in to reduce wiggling. You first use the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray in the ear. This will help to clean the ear taking out the eggs, feces and debris left behind by the ear mites. This product will also help to heal any infection in the ear that may be present. Wait thirty minutes and then you can apply the PetsBestRx Ear Wash Treatment to the ear in the same fashion as the Healing and Protection Spray.
Make sure you do not pour the products in your pet’s ears; they are made to be lightly applied to the ear flap and just outside the ear canal. 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 mite is annoying parasite that lives in the ear canal of pets. It eats the skin oil and ear wax causing itching and inflammation which lead to the production of ear debris. Ear mites are easily transmissible when the infected pets come in close physical contact with the healthy ones. An ear mite usually infests cats, dogs and in some cases other pets. If one keep cats indoor then prevention of it is very easy because the cats do not come in close physical contact with other pets. Ear mites are usually found in the ear canal but it can also spread to other parts causing irritation of the skin as well as itching.
Most commonly observed signs and symptoms are scratching at ears, head shaking, dark waxy discharge from the ears, scab or crust formation and sometime irritation of skin. Ear mites are microscopic it is observed in the discharge and sometime also seen white specks wandering around the ear by using magnifying scope. Medications for the ear mites include ivermectin, melbemycin oxime and selamectin. All of the above are effective and treat infestation in one application.