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Otodectes cynotis is the species name for ear mites. It can affect dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. The most common signs of ear mites are scratching of the ears, whining, rubbing of the face, scars behind the ears from scratching, shaking of the head and dark debris in the ear.
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There are several ear mite products on the market; however there are only a few that have be studied and tested to work. We suggest you use something that is natural and non toxic. You have choices and we have described them below. We suggest you always take the natural route when getting rid of ear mites, but beware, not all of them work.
It is not necessary to bring your pet to a vet when you want to buy ear mite products. The article below should help you make your decision as to how to treat your pet for ear mites before you buy.
Common types of products used for ear mites
Ear mites, an annoying external parasite of pets cause infection of the ear canal and ear drum. Ear mites are not confined to ears as the name suggest, it spread to other body parts. The ear mites are treated by flushing the ear debris and mites using insecticide as in fleas. It may be less stressful to eliminate ear mites with natural treatments like:
- Antiseptic tea rinse: Green tea is a natural antiseptic. It can be used to flush out all the ear debris from the ear canal.
- Oil treatments: oil soothes the ear and suffocates all the mites as well.
- Non Toxic products: such as Mitactin for ear mites
Veterinarians prescribe topical antibiotics for pets to treat minor cut, scratches due to mild allergies and inflammation that comes in a variety of forms including sprays, ointments, lotions etc. Common typical antibiotics are:
- Panalog cream is topical antibiotics to treat ear and skin infections.
- Ointments such as bacitracin, neomycin, polymyxin B and mycitracin are safe but your dog’s wound should be monitored daily for swelling and redness.
One product in the ear mite treatment is the PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray. The PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray is made of ionic and anionic surfactants which are soaps and detergents. Read the rest of this entry »
Our normal generic regimen for ear mite treatment suggests that you use one product in the morning and one product at night each day. Therefore, it is suggest that the ear mite treatment be performed daily.
No, our company doesn’t specialize in ear mites but we have done research on ear mites and how our product work to effectively and efficiently cure ear mites.
We have helped over 200,000 customers who have pets battling ear mites. The testimonies on our site are real. We offer a regimen on how to treat your pet with the Mitactin spray and Healing and Protection spray. We do know that no two pets are the same and we ask that if you do not see results in the first seven days of receiving and using the products to give us a call if there are no noticeable improvements or if you feel the symptoms are getting worse so a regimen can be customized for you.
We also offer other tips on how to treat your environment for ear mites. A paper regimen is sent out in the package with the products and that is recommended to follow in the beginning of the treatment. The 1st step is to apply PetsBestRx Healing spray on a cotton ball or qtip to clean out the debris in the ears and to kill bacteria. Wait 30 minutes and then apply the Mitactin spray on a cotton ball or qtip to clean out more debris but you will also be killing the mites at the same time.
This is done once a day every day until the desired results are achieved. We have two types of products that are safe and non toxic for the environment that helps to prevent re-infestation. The first product is our DeStroy Eco dust which can be sprinkled throughout your home and also outside. The other product is the PuraCleen disinfectant spray which can be misted on your furniture, your bedding, your pet’s bedding and even your counter tops.
Ear mites’ epidemiology and statistics
The most common ear mite, otodectis cynotis is eight legged parasite having three weeks of life cycle and is barely detectable by the naked eye. It afflicts both external and internal ear canal and cause rupturing of blood vessels in the ear flaps. For diagnosis take a sample of the ear discharge and evaluate it microscopically to confirm its presence.
The microscopic examinations of ear swabs, skin scraps and fecal samples of 289 cats and 223 dogs revealed that mono-specific and mixed infestations of otodectis cynotis in cats were 24.56% and 6.57% while in dogs were 7.57% and 4.48% respectively. The highest rate of pestilence was in young cats and lowest rate in elder dogs. The mixed affliction was found in combination with sarcoptes, demodex, dermatophytes, ticks, fleas, ascarids etc.
The best way to prevent pets from getting ear mites infections is to avoid their contact with infected animals. If an animal is infected it should be isolated and treated. Other animal and environment should also be treated as precaution, even if they do not have developed the signs and symptoms of ear mites.
Ear mites can be highly uncomfortable and painful for your pet. It is important as a pet owner to start your ear mite treatment as soon as symptoms occur. We have done trials and case studies with our ear mite customers. Read the rest of this entry »
We have the PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray that is a hospital grade disinfectant. You can use that to clean your kitchen, bathroom, and lightly spray on your carpet, your upholstery; pet’s bedding area, and even your vehicles.