Thursday, July 5, 2012

How to treat Ear Mites in Dogs

How do you treat demodex mites if your dog has them in the ears? There are many ver the counter remedies available as well as prescribed medications that can help your dog to get rid of the ear mites. But before we discuss our options, its good to learn and know the preventative measures that can be taken in order to stop the demodex mange mites from settling in your dog's ear canals.

The most common and easiest ear mites "remedy" is to take your dog to the veterinarian so that he can prescribe the proper medication. You should know that the life cycle of the mites is about 3 weeks and after 3 weeks the female mites can lay more eggs so this disease become contagious and can easily transfer from one dog to another dog through the direct contacts. Another remedy for ear mites is that you should one spoon of olive oil and one tablet of vitamin E and put it into the ear of the dog and then rub the ear of the dog remove the debris from the ear of the with the cotton wool.

If you have more than one dog and one is suffering from the ear mites then you should be very careful about other dogs and keep away the diseased dog from the non diseased dogs because this disease is very contagious.

There are several treatments of ear mites of dogs. One treatment can be using the herbal treatment. In this treatment you should move the head of your dog to the side and put the drops into the ear of your dog. After that you should hold the ear of your dog and give the massage to the dog. Then you should also put the drops into the other ear of your dog and do the same procedure. After that you should clean the ear canal with the cotton wool. It is very important to know that you should not put anything into the ear canal of your dog because it will permanently deaf your dog.

The ear mites are like insects and it will remain in the ears of your dog and suck the blood of your dog and these insects also laying eggs. In many houses dogs as a part of family like the children. Ear mites in dogs are very small insects that can be found in dogs and cats. First of all you should know about the symptoms of mites in dogs. The first symptom is that your dog constantly rubs your ear. The second symptom is that your dog head becomes shaky. Another symptom that your dog has ear mite is that some waxy type of material has come out of the ears. Hair loss is another symptom of this disease. It is very important to note that you cannot see from your eyes because it is very tiny. You should discover this disease otherwise your dog will be seriously affected as long as the time passes and it may be possible that your dog will not hear again.

It is important to know that the treatment of mites is very expensive and no matter what type of mites you dog possesses. By adopting these remedies you can save your dogs from the ear mites. So you should have knowledge about these things and you should keep in mind these things.


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