Mange Dip Toxic to Pets
Many pet owners are advised by the vet to perform “dips” to cure mange. Vets don’t inform you of the toxic nature of these treatment dips. More often than not these dips will do more harm than good. It’s important that you know what these dips really do and you are aware that there is a better and a safer way of treating your pet for mange mites.
Your pet can experience a number a side-effects from these mange dips. We know you want to do what’s best for your pet and unfortunately they can’t tell you what they need.
Mitaban – Traditional Mange Dip Toxic To Pets
Mitaban is a traditional Mange Dip used here in the United States. It’s primary use is for Dogs who have developed Demodectic Mange.
The active ingeredient in Mitaban is called amitraz and it’s vapors contain xylene. Although there has not been a lot of clinical testing done on this product, all information available has noted that it affects your pets nervous system.
This mange dip is commonly used on dogs. Dogs with long hair are not easy to treat, therefore the hair or coat is usually shaved prior to administering the Mange Dip. This Mange dip is not regulated; it can be used at home or administered by a Veterinarian.
Things To Know About Mange Dips Such as Mitaban
Mix the mange dip 10.6 ml to 2 gallons of water for the average size dog; double the mix if your dog is larger. Keep your dogs eyes, nose and mouth totally clear from the mange dip. This dip requires 3 applications; 14 days apart from each other. The concentrated mange dip should be stored at room temperature.
You should always leave your dog or pet alone as to not make them active. You do not want to handle them after thee mange dip is given. Remember that most mange dips should be diluted before administered; if you’re not sure about what you are doing, you should consult with your vet.
Always inform your Vet of any health issues your dog or pet may have; specifically if it has diabetes. Additionally. your Vet needs to know if your pet is pregnant, taking other medications or lactating.
Side Effects of Using Toxic Mange Dips
Side Effects – Pets
There are serious side effects that can happen with your pets such as convulsions, headaches, agitation, and restlessness; these side effects can be mild or moderate.
Side Effects – Humans
People can also have side affect from using a mange dip such as swelling of the tongue, hives or swelling of the lips.
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