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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 »
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.
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 »
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.
The most common signs of an ear mite infestation are profuse shaking of the head, scratching of the ears with sores, rubbing of the face, black coffee grounds debris in the ears, excessive wax build up and bad odors.
Your pet does not have to itch if they have ear mites. In early infestations of ear mites the pet may not suffer from scratching.So they may not show physical symptoms of ear mites other than the dark brown residue in the ear. This commonly looks like coffee grounds. If the infestation is recognized early enough the condition may have not progressed to a more severe case and can possibly not cause the itching symptom yet.
Ear mites do not have to lay eggs in the ear they can also lay eggs on the outside of the ear on the flap or the backside of the ear. The ear mites then feed and because the ear is a moist place bacteria will then set in and cause the painful swelling and redness to the ear. Common signs of ear mites are frequent scratching, profuse shaking of the head, scratching of the head and ears with gently rubbing, reddish brown or black debris accumulating in the ear, excessive ear wax build up, and sometimes bad odors.
We treat ear mites with our PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray. The PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray is made to clean out the debris from the ear and also to help heal any ear infections that may have been caused by the mites. The PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray is used to kill the ear mites in the ear and dehydrate the ear mite eggs. We also offer products to treat your home for ear mites. The DE-Story Eco Dust is a mite powder that can work indoors and outdoors. It is also completely safe and nontoxic food grade diatomaceous earth.
More Information on “do pets always itch with ear mites”
Although Itching is a very prominent sign of mites infestation, but it cannot be declared as a landmark for ear mites infestation. In early stages of ear mite infestation itching might not be that clear. Also in case of low mite load itching might not be considerable.
Itching of ears can also be associated with other problems of the ears such as fungal infections, otitis and allergies. In case of ear mites infestation the signs may include redness and inflammation of the ear, itching, shaking of the head and presence of powdery material in the ears. In case of any such signs the pet should be examined for presence of mites and treated immediately. Itching is present in most cases of ear mite’s infestation and secondary problems may also develop due to the repetitive scratching of ears by the pet. If mites are present on others parts of the body, itching may be present at those parts as well and the pet will scratch itself. If you observe any mites related signs in your pet you should consult a veterinarian immediately to confirm the problem. You should not rely on your own diagnosis always.