Posts Tagged ‘puppy mange’

What is a Lyme dip for mange?

A lyme dip is a method of treatment used on animals with mange mites. It is highly toxic and is not guaranteed. If the lyme dip enters the blood stream through wounds or lesions it could result in respiratory failure, cancer, and even death.

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When should we stop treating for mange?

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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How will your Mighty Vites help my pet with mange?

Our PetsBestRx Mighty Vites work to boost your pet’s immune system. In cases of demodectic mange the immune system is lowered making mange symptoms appear on the body. This product would help the immune system and also assist with creating a shiny beautiful coat.

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Do I need to treat my pet’s kennel and bed for mange mites?

Yes. All areas of your pet’s living environment need to be treated. We offer a ready to use disinfectant spray to kill and suffocate any mange mites that may be in your pet’s environment temporarily living off of the animal.We also offer a hospital grade cleaner called PuraCleenRx X-treme Cleen that when diluted will eliminate…

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What treatment for mange do I need if my pet smells bad?

If there is a septic smell present, this is a sign of a secondary infection or staph infection. A main symptom of mange is intense itching. If your pet breaks the skin, this can cause an infection to set in. You must treat a secondary staph infection before you can treat for mange mites on…

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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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What is glover mange?

Glover mange is a term used when the mange appears dry, patchy and flaky. The skin around the affected areas will be dry and flaky and may or may not have pustules from the mange mites.

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Can my kids catch mange from our pets?

No. Mange mites cannot live on humans. They must feed off of the blood of an animal. However, mange mites can temporarily reside on the body of a human long enough to bite you or your children. The bites will cause irritation and possibly secondary infection.

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Will the mange mites bite my family?

The mange mites can and will bite humans, but cannot live on humans. Human mites are scabies mites. Humans cannot contract mange and animals cannot contract scabies. Mange mites can bite a human and cause irritation which can lead to secondary infection if scratched to the point of sores. It is crucial any environment the…

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