Mange

How do I know if my pet has mange?

The only successful test for mange mites proven effective is a skin scraping. Your veterinarian can perform this simple test for you.This test consists of the top layers of skin being scrapped from the animal’s body and examined under a microscope for the presence of mange mites in the skin.

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What causes mange?

Dogs or cats may continue to become re-infested with dog mange or cat mange due to failure to treat the environment. If the environment in which the pet dwells is not treated for mange mites, the animal will continue to become re-infested with mange mites with increasing severity.

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When should we stop treating for mange?

You can stop treating for mange once you notice the recovery signs. Some of these are gained appetite, hair re-growth, more active and the skin starts to look normal. Please call a customer service specialist at 337-937-8800 if you are not sure that your pet is getting better.

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What products do you sell for your mange cure?

The first product that we offer is our PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray. This product can be used on cats or dogs. The PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray is formulated to break down the exoskeleton of the mange mites causing them to dehydrate and die. It will also break down the membrane of the mange mite eggs.

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Can mange give my pet a staph infection?

Yes. Your pet can contract staph infection along with mange mites due to secondary infection caused by excessive scratching. It is important to keep all wounds clean and disinfected in order to prevent Staph infection from setting in when dealing with mange mite infestations.

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Can I bathe my pet with the pet wash if it has mange?

It actually is recommended in our mange regimen that you use the PetsBestRx Pet Wash at least every fifth day to treat for mange mites. The PetsBestRx is anti-microbial to kill bacteria and viruses on the skin. We also offer the PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and the PetsBestRx Sulfinex Cream for the treatment of mange on…

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Will mange go away without treatment?

No. Mange mites will not die if left untreated. In fact, results will be just the opposite. Mange will only worsen if left untreated. If you do not treat your pet and their environment you will continue to see extreme hair loss, infection and inflammation. The only way to get rid of mange is a…

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How successful is your mange treatment system?

Our mange treatment system is proven 98.5% successful. If the condition is treated properly the skin will begin to repair itself and your pet’s hair will start to grow back. Some severe cases of mange may take longer for hair re-growth than other because of the damage caused to the hair follicles.

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