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Our ear mite products are made to get rid of the mites in the ear and heal any ear infections associated with the mites. These products were not formulated to be used to prevent ear mites.

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When first starting our ear mite treatment, you begin with the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray and then use the PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray or Ear Wash Treatment.

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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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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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Some symptoms of ear mites in cats are excessive shaking of their heads. A black discharge can be found in the ear associated with an ear mite infestation.

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Yes, ear mites can be transferred from a dog to a cat or from a cat to a dog, especially if they are sleeping in close quarters. Ear mites can also move to other parts of your pet’s body besides their ears.

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You do not have to wait any specific amount of time between using another ear mite treatment and our ear mite products. You should not use our ear mite treatment at the same time as another ear mite medication.

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Your pet can get ear mites from a variety of sources but most common of them are the environment and other infected pets. Ear mites spread very easily from one infected animal to the other. If your pet keeps roaming around for a major portion of the day, he may come in contact with other infected pets and catch ear mites. If you have multiple pets at your home, one of them may infect the other one if the live in close contact.

If you are taking your pet to pet shows or pet training centers, chances of infection will improve due to interaction with other pets. An infected pet may shed mites in to its environment and healthy pets may get infected through it. If your pet stays at home most of the time and has less interaction with other pets, chances of getting ear mites are very low. It is advised to check your pets regularly for any kind of parasitic infections and take proper hygiene care of your pet. Regular bathing and cleaning your pet will greatly decrease the chances of ear mite infestation.

There are a few ways your pet may get ear mites. It can either be by person to person contact or animal to animal contact.

This can be either in your home or maybe at a dog park or a groomers or even going over to a friend’s home that may have a pet with ear mites.  Even coming in contact with another person who has a dog with ear mites, they can be contracted. Some signs of ear mites are shaking his or her head, rubbing the head on the carpet or up against objects and gnawing at their tails. Ear Mites can transfer to your pet’s tail by their position during sleeping.

There are some cases where the ear mites will also be on the head or even the surrounding fur of your pet. Another sign of ear mites is the dark specks in the ears resembling coffee grounds. The mite is actually a white microscopic bug that sort of resembles a crab and if left untreated can cause a secondary infection.

The products that we offer for ear mites are our PetsBestRx Mitactin spray which kills the mites by breaking down the exoskeleton and also breaks down the membrane of the eggs by dehydrating it and then it in turn dies.  The other product we offer for the ears is our Healing Protection spray which is used for the swelling and inflammation. It also kills the bacteria in the ear.

Our product we offer for your environment is the DeStroy Eco dust which is 100% food grade diatomaceous earth and is safe and non toxic. It breaks the exoskeleton down of the mite when they crawl through it and they dehydrate and die. You can even apply a light coating of it on the outer surface of the ear or even the head. It can also be sprinkled in your home like on your furniture, on your carpet and even outside. We do recommend that if the DeStroy Eco dust gets wet, you apply it again once the area has dried.



The ear mite treatment products should not be used all over your pet’s body. They are specifically designed for the treatment of ear mites on animals.

Ear mites can transfer from the ears to other parts of your pet’s body. If this happens you can treat the animal in those areas. It is important you are treating only the mite affected areas. Using products on normal skin that is not affected can cause irritation of the skin.

The ear mite treatment is proven 98.5% successful through trials and case studies. If you are not seeing symptoms on other parts of your pet then you only need to treat the ears of your pet.

To start your treatment it is suggested to wrap your pet in a blanket or large towel.  To protect against mites that may be on the fur, you can spray the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray in your hands and rub it all over the fur. This will help to keep the fur disinfected and hopefully mite free.

We treat ear mites with our PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray. These products should be alternated at least four to six hours apart. They should not be used at the same time

 

More Information on “Do I have to use the ear mite treatment all over my pet’s body?”

Ear mites, as the name indicates are particularly found in the ears of your pet. In rare cases they may spread to other parts of the body. If you are using a spray or any product that is used externally, its use should be limited to the effected parts only. Using products all over the body has many disadvantages and should not be practiced. The product may get in to the eyes and cause irritation. Also the animal may lick the medicine if it is applied on skin and cause unwanted effects. Using ear mite treatment all over the body is a waste of money and time and has no benefits.

You should properly analyze your pet for presence of ear mites. If mites are present on other parts of the body also, then the treatment can be applied to those parts as well. Most common sites of the body where ear mites can be found are ears, neck, paws and tail.



Ear mites are not visible with the naked eye. They are considered a microscopic mite that effects the ears of animals. Some signs your pet may have ear mites are scratching of the ears, whining, shaking of the head and dark debris in the ear.

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