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Dogs with ear mites can lose their hair. It is common for the ear mites to cause them to lose the hair in and around the ear and ear flap. Ear mites can move to other parts of your pet’s body.
An ear mite is a small parasitic creature that usually lives in the ears of animals. This causes severe itch and inflammation. The mites can also live on the head or body of dogs and cats with the same effect.
Yes, ear mites can be very stressful for your pet. Some symptoms of ear mites include black specs or residue in the ear, shaking of the head, rubbing of the face and excessive wax build up.
Ear mites are not usually located inside your pet’s ear. They usually are just on the outside of the ear flap and not located near the ear drum. Some signs your pet may have ear mites are scratching of the ears, whining, shaking of the head and dark debris in the ear.
The ear mite treatment products should not be used all over your pet’s body. They are specifically designed for the treatment of ear mites on animals.
Ear mites can transfer from the ears to other parts of your pet’s body. If this happens you can treat the animal in those areas. It is important you are treating only the mite affected areas. Using products on normal skin that is not affected can cause irritation of the skin.
The ear mite treatment is proven 98.5% successful through trials and case studies. If you are not seeing symptoms on other parts of your pet then you only need to treat the ears of your pet.
To start your treatment it is suggested to wrap your pet in a blanket or large towel. To protect against mites that may be on the fur, you can spray the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray in your hands and rub it all over the fur. This will help to keep the fur disinfected and hopefully mite free.
We treat ear mites with our PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray and PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray. These products should be alternated at least four to six hours apart. They should not be used at the same time
More Information on “Do I have to use the ear mite treatment all over my pet’s body?”
Ear mites, as the name indicates are particularly found in the ears of your pet. In rare cases they may spread to other parts of the body. If you are using a spray or any product that is used externally, its use should be limited to the effected parts only. Using products all over the body has many disadvantages and should not be practiced. The product may get in to the eyes and cause irritation. Also the animal may lick the medicine if it is applied on skin and cause unwanted effects. Using ear mite treatment all over the body is a waste of money and time and has no benefits.
You should properly analyze your pet for presence of ear mites. If mites are present on other parts of the body also, then the treatment can be applied to those parts as well. Most common sites of the body where ear mites can be found are ears, neck, paws and tail.
Yes, our ear mite products do really work. We have several customer testimonials that are listed on our ear mite website. Our ear mite products are proven to be 98.5% successful when using our ear mite regimen.
Our ear mite product kits do come with a thirty day money back guarantee. The ear mite kits are guaranteed because they have all of the products that you would need to get rid of ear mites in your pets. It is important to follow the step by step ear mite regimen that is sent in your package. This will make sure you are using the products correctly.
You can use a Q-tip or Cotton Swab for application of the ear mite products to your pet. Too much of the ear mite products can irritate your pet’s skin, so it is important to follow the regimen as directed. When using the Q-tip in your pet’s ears make sure to go no further in your pet’s ear than the cotton end. Going too far in the ear can cause damage to the ear drum. You can use the All Stop DE-Story Pest Control Eco Dust, the PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray and the PuraCleenRx Xtreme Cleen to help with ear mites in your home. You can use these on bedding, carpeting and furniture. The Eco Dust is a mite powder that consists of food grade diatomaceous earth powder. This powder is very safe and nontoxic. The Disinfectant spray is a ready to use hospital grade disinfectant spray that can be used all over the home. The Xtreme Cleen is a concentrated disinfectant that needs to be diluted properly to create a spray or to be used in the laundry to help sanitize.
Ear mites home remedies
There are several types of mites but the most common type of mite that infests pet’s ear canal is Otodectis cynotis. It is eight legged, tiny parasite that feed on the oil and wax in the dog ear canal. Ear mite can infect both external and internal ear canal and lead to serious ear infection if left untreated. The home remedies that you choose should be first talked with your vet and then monitored carefully. Various home remedies are:
Yellow dock root extract: Yellow dock roots extract are purchased and mix nine drops of it with a table spoon of water.
Corn oil: An effective home remedy for ear mites especially for cats. After applying massage the ear with cotton buds ensuring not to miss any patches.
Frequent shampooing: It is a good way to prevent spread of infection to other parts.
Mineral oil: First soak cotton and make a swab and put inside the pet’s ear.
Olive oil: ½ ounce of olive oil mixed with 400 IU of vitamin-E. Warm this mixture to room temperature and then drop around half a full drop into the ear.
The products used in the treatment for ear mites are the PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray and the PetsBestRx Mitactin Spray or Ear Wash Treatment. We also offer environmental products.