WHAT ARE THE SYMTOMS OF MANGE? IS IT CONTAGIOUS AND HOW DO I TREAT IT?
The symptoms vary depending on the type of mange. Sarcoptic mange is VERY itchy and dogs tend to loose patches of hair especially around the eyes and ears. This is the contagious type of mange Demodex is not very itchy but they also loose hair. Both are treated differently. A vet can make a diagnosis based on physical exam and a skin scrape. Once you know the diagnosis then your pet can be treated. vetcare