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The canine version of demodectic mange is primarily caused by an overpopulation of demodex mites on a dog’s body. The activities of these mites on the body aggravate the skin, causing widespread hair loss and red sores to appear, both of which are symptoms of the mange. There are numerous ways to treat the skin … Read more

Vaseline is an extremely well-known brand of petroleum jelly. It’s so popular that the brand name is synonymous with the product itself, kind of like how Google is a synonym for internet search engines. It’s also one of the most commonly suggested remedies for demodectic mange, although any kind of petroleum jelly is more or … Read more

Does Motor Oil Really Help Against Demodectic Mange?

April 30th, 2012 | Posted by stong in Articles | Demodectic Mange - (Comments Off)

You may have heard this one before: “If your dog has demodectic mange, just get some motor oil and rub it on the infected parts. It’ll get better, trust me!” This remedy has all the features of an old wives’ tale. A rumor heard from a bar somewhere? Check. Advice supposedly passed down from ‘seasoned … Read more

Demodectic Mange is a single specific skin problem in dogs, but what people usually don’t realize is that it’s often categorized into two types: localized and generalized. The main difference between the two is the severity of the symptoms in each type, but there are others as well, such as the locations of these symptoms … Read more