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If the mange condition is treated properly, the skin will begin to repair itself and your pet’s fur will grow back.In extreme cases of mange mites it is possible some areas of your pet’s skin may take longer than others to heal and begin hair growth once again. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Our mange treatment system consists of three products. These are the PetsBestRx Pet Wash, PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and PetsBestRx Sulfinex Cream. All of these mange products are completely safe, non-toxic and effective to treat mange on dogs or mange on cats.

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We do offer quite a bit of mange information for you to enjoy at .  On this page you will find mange products and frequently asked questions about mange.  You will also see mange testimonials. Read the rest of this entry »

Ivermectin, Mitaban and Lyme Dips for the treatment of mange mites can all be extremely detrimental to your pet’s health. All of these prescription mange mite medications for mange contain harmful toxins. Once these harmful toxins enter your pet’s system they can cause respiratory failure, cancer or even death in some cases. Read the rest of this entry »

A symptom of mange can be intense itching. Every cat is different; some may itch more than other. Also the amount of mites on the skin can increase the itching associated with the feline scabies.

Some cats can have mange mites present on the skin and no show any signs of mange. Another symptom of mange on cats is hair loss. If they scratch themselves and create an open wound they can cause a secondary infection. Itching symptoms on your cat can depend on your cat’s skin, allergic reactions or sensitivity. Also if you pet has a lowered immune system this can cause their skin to become sensitized to the biting and burrowing of mange mites. Read the rest of this entry »

The only successful test for mange mites proven effective is a skin scraping. Your veterinarian can perform this simple test for you.

This mange 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 test can be painful and sometimes cause bleeding, it is an effective way to determine if your pet has mange.

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Mange mites can survive without a host for up to 10 days before they must return for another blood meal. It is crucial to treat your pet’s environment for mange mites so they don’t become re-infested with mites temporarily living off of the host. Read the rest of this entry »

Yes. Although it is rare for a dog to transfer mange to a dog and visa versa, it is possible. Cats more commonly contract notoedric mange which is not a common form of mange for a dog to have.

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Yes. Ivermectin is a broad spectrum anti-parasitic medication generally used as a food supplement for horses and other animals. Although it is licensed for use in dogs and cats as a heartworm preventative, it is NOT an FDA approved treatment for mange. In small doses Ivermectin has practically no side effects, however, in the dosages recommended to treat mange it can cause extreme health issues.

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