• JoJo was seen by his vet who diagnosed him with demodectic mange. JoJo was given antibiotics which haven’t really helped because he still bites the spots, scratches incessantly, and is shedding horribly. Are there any other treatments for this type of mange? To actually rid him of the mites? Are the treatments OTC? I don’t want to dip him because he is anxious while bathing but he’s in pain and scratches through the night.

    Hi Tonishia,
    I recommend that you talk to your local veterinarian about this question. There are treatments for this disease. Some are based on bathing and dipping and some are medications. The one that will work best and be safest for your pet will depend on his age, breed, where the lesions are on his body, and his overall health. Your vet knows your pet and they will be able to give you the best advice on this.


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