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Scabies – Sarcoptic Manage

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Scabies Sarcoptic mange, also called scabies, in dogs is caused by the Sarcoptes scabiei mite, a highly contagious skin parasite. The mites burrow into the skin and cause severe itching, which can result in the formation of scabs and hair loss. It is a nonseasonal parasite that can be found in dogs of all ages and breeds. How will sarcoptic mange/scabies affect my dog? Scabies causes severe itching, so dogs that experience prolonged scratching and hair loss are suspect. Symptoms are most often seen on the ear flaps, elbows, hocks, abdomen, and chest of infested dogs. Scabies is difficult to…

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Eye Problems & How To Apply Eye Medications To Your Cat

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Cat eye ointment may be prescribed by a veterinarian for a variety of reasons, such as feline uvetis, glaucoma or conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye. Proper application of cat eye ointment will not only clear up symptoms but also allow owners to apply the ointment efficiently and with minimum discomfort for the cat. Always use ointment that has been recommended by a veterinarian and follow dosage instructions carefully. Also remember to continue applying the eye ointment for the prescribed length of time given by your vet, even if symptoms seem to clear up quickly. Symptoms of Cat Eye Problems…

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