What are mange mites?

Answer Mange mites are parasites that infest dogs, cats and other animals. There are two main types of mange mites, the Demodex mite and the Sarcoptes mite. The most common signs of mange mites are hair l... Read More »

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How to Treat Ear Mites or Ear Mange?

Dark matter that looks like coffee grounds in the ears indicates that your dog or cat might be infested with common ear mites. Causing intense itching, this species of mite (Otodectes cynotis) live... Read More »

Remedies for Demodectic Mange Mites?

Demodectic mange is condition that often affects young dogs, and it is caused by the demodex mite. The condition results in small patches of bare skin that can spread to cover most of the dog's bod... Read More »

Can Tea Tree Oil Kill Mange Mites?

Tea tree oil has definite antimicrobial properties but very few studies have been done to test its effectiveness at killing mites. Since mange is caused by tiny mites on the skin, tea tree oil is n... Read More »

Head Mange Mites & Scabies?

The canine inflammatory skin disease called mange results when various mites of the Demodex genus inhabit a dog's hair follicles. Mange is also referred to as "demodectic mange." Sarcoptic mange, a... Read More »