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As you’ll probably learn by now, demodectic mange doesn’t discriminate between puppies and adult dogs. At all ages, the unmistakable signs of hair loss and reddish skin are almost always indicators of the skin problem. It’s normal for anyone unfamiliar with mange to panic at the sight; after all, nobody wants to see their furkids … Read more

Most demodectic mange treatments are mainly focused on eradicating the demodex mites on the body, as well as boosting the dog’s immune system. These are proven ways of curing the skin problem and are the key to recovery, but they don’t actually speed up the healing process of the damaged skin. Obviously, the fur will … Read more

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

Most people think that demodectic mange requires a complex treatment procedure for getting rid of the skin problem, so they usually get things like Ivermectin or Mitaban dips. These things are indeed complex, and for the most part, they do get the job done. However, there is always a chance of the medicines failing to … Read more

Here’s a bit of news about a couple who has tried their best, but were unsuccessful in treating their dog’s mange:   A COUPLE failed to properly treat their dog for a skin condition, a court heard. Sammy Jo Webb and Carl Farley’s Staffordshire bull terrier had the one of the worst cases of mange … Read more

Demodex Mites: The Cause of Demodectic Mange in Dogs

May 14th, 2012 | Posted by stong in Demodectic Mange - (Comments Off)

The demodex mite is a tiny organism, invisible to the naked eye and living on the skin of dogs all over the world. It’s mostly harmless, but demodex mites are also be the sole cause of demodectic mange in dogs. You’ve probably seen the destruction they can cause first-hand. Large swathes of bald skin, an … 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

Some owners spend all their money and time to save their dog from a crippling skin problem, but some… don’t do anything at all. Read the article here: Molly the dog is looking for a new home after abuse

Among other things, the skin problem is well-known for decimating the hair on dogs, causing large clumps of hair to drop and huge areas of red sores after that in serious cases. Therefore, it’s not a big surprise to learn that one of the surest signs of recovery for demodectic mange in dogs is the … Read more

The Easiest Home Remedy for Demodectic Mange

May 4th, 2012 | Posted by stong in Demodectic Mange - (Comments Off)

When you think about home remedies for demodectic mange, you may perhaps think of unconventional methods of getting rid of the skin problem. Sometimes these solutions can even seem downright strange, like pouring motor oil on your dog. The funniest thing is that it seems the more unlikely or strange the remedy is, the more … Read more