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Demodicosis in Dogs


Demodicosis in dogs, also called Demodectic Mange or Red Mange, is brought on by mites. The mite infestation causes thinning hair and scaly, reddish skin. Dogs affected with demodicosis do not need to be isolated from other dogs.


Treatment with Ivermectin is often prescribed to manage demodicosis. In some cases underlying ailments, such as a immune disorders, must be treated so the dog can fight off the mites.

Cost to Treat: $50 to $100


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