Treating Dog Scabies

by Pam
(Norco Calif)

My dog was exposed 2 weeks ago to scabies.Is there anything I can do now to prevent her from getting it?

My Grandaughter bought a puppy and found out later it had scabies. I am now worried about my dog.

Vet Suggestions on Preventing Dog Scabies

Hi Pam,

The simplest solution to your dilemma is to apply a parasiticide to your dog that kills the mites that cause scabies (called sarcoptic mange in dogs). The product I recommend in cases like these is Revolution.One dose of Revolution should put all your worries at ease.

If you’re looking for something that is available over-the-counter, Frontline spray applied once a week for four weeks can also be effective.

Good luck,

Jennifer Coates, DVM

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