Maryellen wrote:wait until the mange is better.. if its sarcopic mange then yes, its contagious to humans and dogs.. if its demodex its not contagious to humans or dogs.(but you never know.)
go to http://www.botanicaldog.com and order the neem oil, and the flea therapy shampoo kit.. its all natural ingredients, and the neem oil is a natural insecticide that will kill the mange mites .. mange mites live under the skin, so the only way to see them is to do a skin scraping.. what kind of water medicine did the vet give you? did they give you ivermectin oral doses too?
Maryellen wrote:if she is going in for shots every week or month it sounds like she is giving the puppy ivermectin shots.. you can do shots or orally, the shots are more expensive as the vet charges you probably for each visit and shot.. i would not give the pup the heartguard, just let the vet give the shots and stuff.. i would keep the dogs away from the pup, and if its sarcopic mange wear thick heavy surgical gloves when handling him, and scrub yourself down after you touch and play with him, and change your clothing as well....
Maryellen wrote:the medicine you are pouring on her skin is probably in a little brown bottle right?? its super heavy duty, i had a bottle at my house but i didnt use it .. its a dip.. i forgot the name of it... dam. wait, is it mitaban??
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