What are some good home remedies for dog mange?

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I think my dog has mange, the past few weeks we’ve noticed some patches of fur missing and are scappy looking, i googled mange and looked at the photos and thats what it looks like my dog has. Due to our current financial situation, we cant him to the vet. So what are some good home remedies to treat it?

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    • Yalin Huang
    • February 20, 2012

    There are two types of mange so you better be sure which one you are treating before you go for any home remedies

    • anne b
    • February 20, 2012

    Oh come on!

    The skin scraping needed to diagnose mange is about $ 50. You mean to tell me you can’t afford $ 50? What a load of cr*p.

    In addition, the treatment for mange ranges from pennies a day and up.

    Cancel your Internet service and take care of your poor dog. Untreated mange DOES cause severe suffering and eventually death.

    • Heather
    • February 19, 2012

    You need to get him to the vet…seriously. There are different types of mange. It could be a few things. If it is sarcoptic mange you, and anyone that lives in your home can get it.

    • Help
    • February 19, 2012

    The only remedy is to purchase a dip called LYM dip,this can be obtained at any feed outlet or on line at any pet supply.Follow directions on container and realt in two weeks.You will be able to see the difference.This is a good dip for Mange,Mites,fleas,ticks.Some mites can’t be seen with the human eye.

    • gringo4541
    • February 19, 2012

    Without a vets diagnosis after results from the tests the vet will run, you do not know if your dog has one of the two types of mange (treated differently) or if it has ‘hot’ spots due to the time of year.

    Demodemic mange is usually fairly easy to treat and cure. Sarcoptic mange is serious and can have dire results if not treated properly after being diagnosed by the vet.

    Hot spots also are easy to treat but you need to have the vet determine if you are dealing with one of the two types of mange or hot spots. For the sake of your dog, take it to a vet. It could result in major infections and severe health problems if you try to treat this at home without the vets diagnosis and correct medications and dosage for your dog.

    • Jennifer M~ Baby Cameryn is Here
    • February 19, 2012

    The only home remedy that will actually work is picking up the phone and calling the vet so the dog can get a skin scrape.

    Not that expensive and without it there is no way to know which type of mange he has.

    • D
    • February 19, 2012

    Mange is a caused by mites something like crabs on humans. Shave the dog and wash in with an appropriate shampoo/insecticide per instructions on the container.

    • Bare Nekkid TRUTH!
    • February 19, 2012

    you cant even properly diagnose your dog at home.. so how do you even know its mange? There are 2 types of mange also, each of which has their own treatment.

    The dog needs a VET to get proper diagnosis and treatment. If you cant afford a vet, then rehome the dog to someone who can.

    Funny how people manage to afford internet and other luxuries, but can never afford to get their pets proper care.

    • OMG DOGS
    • February 19, 2012

    You need to surrender the dog to a local breed-specific rescue, shelter, or pet rescue.

    • Caroline
    • February 19, 2012

    There are two types of mange so you better be sure which one you are treating before you go for any home remedies. I suggest calling the Humane Society or local ASPCA to see if they can offer you any low cost treatments. Mange can be deadly.

    • Anne
    • February 19, 2012

    sudocrem, worked for my dog apply daily for 2 weeks you will notice a change. If not you will need a vet

    Don’t listen to these idiots, They obviously haven’t owned a dog in their life, It works end of

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