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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

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

According to most people, demodectic mange is one of the worst problems your dog can get. It severely damages the skin and makes your dog look diseased (even though he absolutely isn’t). Worst of all, the mange seems almost impossible to get rid of. If you’re agreeing with this statement, it probably means that you’ve … Read more