skin mites

Demodectic mange is “caused by the mite species Demodex canis, which lives inside the hair follicles, and is usually the result of an underdeveloped or suppressed immune system.”

“The Sarcoptes scabei mite causes sarcoptic mange, also known as canine scabies.” “Sarcoptic mange is highly contagious and can infest not only dogs, but also other animals, including cats and people.”

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“Mange has long been regarded as a scourge for dogs, and afflicted dogs are sometimes euthanized because of it. But the condition has never been easier to treat.”