Posts Tagged ‘mange on dogs’

Can I bathe my pet with the pet wash if it has mange?

It actually is recommended in our mange regimen that you use the PetsBestRx Pet Wash at least every fifth day to treat for mange mites. The PetsBestRx is anti-microbial to kill bacteria and viruses on the skin. We also offer the PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and the PetsBestRx Sulfinex Cream for the treatment of mange on…

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What traditional mange treatments could be toxic?

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.

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Do I need to quarantine my pet with mange?

< It is recommended the infected animal be kept away from other animals to avoid a household epidemic of mange. The infected pet should finish mange mite treatment before being introduced back into the areas where other pets reside. Mange is extremely contagious and is spread by direct contact with an infected animal.

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Are Ivermectin and Mitaban harmful to my pet?

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…

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Do I need to shave my pet with mange?

It is not required you shave your pet. It is easier to apply the PetsBestRx mange mite products if the hair is cut short. This will aid in the appliction of the products and to make sure they are fully absorbed into the skin.

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