Does ringworm live inside my pet’s body?

Ringworm does not live inside your pet’s body. Ringworm is a fungus spores that lives on your pet’s skin and or fur. The fungus spore burrows into the skin and cause the red raised ring.

Some symptoms of pet ringworm are raised red ring on the skin, hair loss and itching. Sometimes ringworm only shows up on one spot and other times there could be spreading. Cats are more susceptible to catching ringworm than dogs. Ringworm breeds and strives in a moist or wet environment.

Here at Q-Based Healthcare, we offer a safe topical treatment for ringworm on cats or ringworm on dogs. Oral treatments can be taken for pet ringworm depending on the severity. We do not offer oral treatments for ringworm because they can cause harsh side effects. If you are treating a cat with ringworm you would use our PetsBestRx Sulfinex Cream and our PetsBestRx Healing and Protection Spray. The PetsBestRx Sulfinex Cream is a drawing agent that draws the ringworm fungus spores to the surface of the skin. The PetsBestRx Healing and Protections Spray works against the ringworm fungus spores on contact. Both of these products help to repair the skin and in turn promote hair re-growth.

If you are treating a dog with ringworm you would use our PetsBestRx Sulfinex Cream, PetsBestRx Healing Gel and the PetsBestRx Pet Wash. The PetsBestRx Healing Gel and PetsBestRx Pet Wash are not to be used on cats.

One product we offer to treat your home for ringworm is our PuraCleenRx Xtreme Cleen. This is a concentrated disinfectant cleaner that can be diluted for spraying, mopping and laundering. When using Xtreme Cleen in the laundry, you will need to use it in conjunction with your normal laundry detergent. The other product we offer to ringworm in your home is our PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray. This is a ready to spray hospital grade disinfectant that can be used all over the home to treat for ringworm spores. Some places it can be used is your furniture, bedding and carpeting. Both of these products are fungicides. The PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray can be used on furniture, bedding and carpeting as well as a hard surface disinfectant.