Posts Tagged ‘Cure for Mange’

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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Are skin scraping effective in testing for mange?

Yes. The only successful test for mange mites proven effective is a skin scraping. Your veterinarian can perform this simple mange test for you. This mite 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. Although this dog…

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What is mange?

Mange is a condition in animals during which mites burrow under the dermal layers of the skin and live there. Unless treated, mange will only worsen. There are three standard types of mange — Sarcoptic, Demodectic and Notoedric (feline mange).

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Will we catch scabies from my pet’s mange?

No. Mange mites are limited to animal infestations. Scabies is the form of human mites which animals cannot contract. Animal mange mites can however, bite people and cause irritation which can lead to secondary infections. But the mange mites cannot live on you or your family.

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Does your disinfectant spray for mange stain?

In most case our PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray will not stain. We do recommend if you are using the spray on leather or microfibers that you mist the disinfectant on a very small section for testing. Even clear water can stain these types of materials. It does not take a lot of the disinfectant spray for…

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Are your mange products safe and nontoxic?

Yes, our mange products are all completely safe and nontoxic. We offer our PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray for mange. This product is composed of surfactants and essential oils. Surfactants are soaps and detergents that are known to break down the exoskeleton of the mange mites.

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What is the different between sarcoptic mange and demodectic mange?

Demodectic Mange is not transmittable from animal-to-animal contact like other forms of mange. Demo Mange is only passed from the mother to its litter of puppies or kittens. Animals with demodectic mange should not be bred in order to break this ongoing cycle. Demodectic Mange is one of the most serious forms of mange because…

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