of How to Identify Mange on Dogs was reviewed by on April 3, 2017.

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Demodectic mange is a red, itchy skin infection that is caused by mites. The demodex mite lives on a particular host, so one form of demodex mite (demodex canis) lives on dogs and another (demodex cati) on cats. Humans have their own form of demodex mite.
Mange infections are both harmful to your dog or cat’s health and painful for him or her to endure.
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This condition represents demodectic mange confined to the paws. Bacterial infectious usually accompany this condition. Often as generalized demodicosis is treated, the foot is the last stronghold of the mite. Old English Sheepdogs and Shar pei tend to get severe forms of this condition. The infection can be so deep that biopsy is needed to find the mites and make the diagnosis. It is one of the most resistant forms of demodicosis and the deep infections and proliferative tissue that result can take months and great expense to resolve. Mange is a common skin disease that affects dogs as well as other pets, such as birds and cats.
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Mange (demodex) in dogs and cats causes skin problems. Your pet's skin itches—mildly with localized infection and severely with generalized infection. Some pets scratch until they develop bacterial infections along with demodex infections. The hair falls out and bald spots develop. Bald patches, especially around the eyes, mouth, elbows, and front legs are common. The skin may be rough and dry and is referred to as lichenoid. A summary of mange symptoms in dogs are as follows:The mite is ubiquitous, and in most dogs it causes no symptoms. However, if an individual's immune system experiences irregularities, the mite may trigger or other dermatologic problems. Dermatologic problems from are most common in dogs less than two years of age. Therefore, the syndrome sometimes is called puppy mange.Mange (demodex) of your pet's feet (paws) can be a localized infection or part of a generalized infection. Pododermatitis is common in dogs with Bulldog genetics.Dogs with hair loss in small patches usually do not suffer major complications from puppy mange. However, affected areas of the skin may become irritated or infected. Dogs with patchy hair loss may have bald spots for many months before the problem resolves.Although mites are technically contagious, puppy mange generally does not spread from dog to dog. Almost every dog is exposed to the mite early in life, and therefore are present on almost every dog. Dogs that show symptoms do so because their immune systems do not respond to the mites appropriately.Mange in dogs is a fairly common skin condition, mostly seen in immunocompromised or abandoned pets. The symptoms of mange are fairly general and can indicate a number of things, so always have any unusual changes in your pet’s behavior checked by your vet. While curing mange is on the cheap side, as far as pet healthcare goes, severe or untreated infections can require secondary treatments for symptoms like skin infections.