Dog Ailments

Is it Demodex or Scabies?

If you don't work in Houston dog rescue, you will probably never ask a friend to sniff a dog. And the phrase, "Does this smell like demodex mange or is it scabies?" has probably never been in your vocabulary.

But if you are in Houston dog rescue, whether an organized rescue or a street rescue, you know mange when you see it.

In this article we explore:

  • What causes mange?
  • What's the difference between demodex mange and sarcoptic mange (scabies)
  • What is the treatment for demodex mange?
  • What is the treatment for sarcoptic mange?

Plus that Houston hood favorite,

  • Can I treat scabies by pouring motor oil on a dog?

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