will my dog or cat’s fur ever grow back after treating for mange?

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.

Some mange cases will not grow hair back because the mange mites have destroyed all the hair follicles. Our PetsBestRx Mighty Vites can help repair your pet’s coat.

In most cases of mange your pet’s hair will grow back. There is a small percentage of pets that the hair will not grow back. The longer your pet goes with mange mites present on the skin, the more damage to the hair follicles they will suffer. If you are noticing that your pet is having problems with a skin disorder it is important to try to start the treatment as soon as you begin to notice symptoms.

One product that we offer for the treatment of mange on your pet is the PetsBestRx Sulfinex Cream. While the PetsBestRX Sulfinex Cream is formulated to penetrate the skin helping itch relief and killing the mange bugs at the same time.This product is also a drawing agent and skin repair cream. It will also help to stimulate the hair to grow back in. The Sulfinex Cream is only applied to the affected area and gently rubbed into the skin until the product is dry. It does not require rinsing. You would need to alternate the Mitactin Spray and the Sulfinex Cream every other day to treat for the mange mites on your pet. The PetsBestRx Pet Wash can also be used to rejuvenate your pet’s fur. This product only needs to be used once per week. If you need more information about mange or about our products you can visit us online at www.petsbestrx.com/mange  . You can also call one of our customer service specialists at 337-937-8800 and they would be happy to answers any questions you may have to help with your mange treatment.

What is fox mange?

Fox mange is another name for sarcoptic mange. Sarcoptic Mange is the most contagious form of mange mites, but also the least serious because this species of mange mite burrows into the very top layers of skin and cause the least damage to the animal. However, even though it is the least serious form it can still result in extreme health risks and will not go away without treatment. Continue reading “What is fox mange?”

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 mange mites living in the environment. All bedding and kennel areas must be treated in order to ensure protection from re-infestation. For house pets, carpets and furniture should be treated as well. Continue reading “Do I need to treat my pet’s kennel and bed for mange mites?”

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 animal and your family share be treated to avoid mange mite contact with your family. Continue reading “Will the mange mites bite my family?”