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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

Demodectic Mange: 4 Questions You Need To Ask

October 17th, 2011 | Posted by stong in - (0 Comments)

Demodectic mange is one of two different types of a skin problem called mange, which affects dogs around the world. The demodectic type may look like the milder version of the two, but it doesn’t mean that it can be taken lightly – if spotted in older dogs, it could mean the presence of other, … Read more

Dog Mange: Why Bugs Are Mean

September 18th, 2011 | Posted by stong in - (0 Comments)

Mange is a skin disease that may occur on dogs, which are entirely caused by the presence of mites that cause harm and discomfort by being attaching themselves onto your dog to feed; in other words, they are parasites. Pretty similar to fleas, but these little guys are tiny in comparison. They’re no less deadly, … Read more