Cheyletiellosis in dogs

Cheyletiella is one of the mites. It is very often found in puppies. It causes moderate pruritus and lives along the spine and on the snout

Symptoms of cheyletiellosis

This acariosis is characterized by the appearance of dandruff that can easily be seen on dark-skinned dogs. . Very contagious between puppies, it is also easily transmissible to the man in whom it causes a pruriginous dermatitis that heals well.

Treatment against cheyletiellosis

Baths based on phosphoric esters. The therapeutic treatment of external parasitic infections may include products to be sprinkled on the body, medicated baths, antiparasitic collars which release substances for a certain time, drops or creams. As a general rule, a pest control product has a broad spectrum of action

It is only in special cases (demodecic mange for example) that a specific product is used. These medicinal substances may be used every day (powders or creams) or by periods (therapeutic baths or drops). Always take precautions and follow the instructions given by the pharmaceutical company.

Because, do not forget, these products are based on highly toxic substances . In puppies, avoid using sprays or therapeutic baths; they risk licking each other and having fun between them to ingest toxic substances.

Be careful that the pest control collar is not too loose. Otherwise, the dog may lick or trim it.

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