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He has mange and i cant get him to a vet becouse he is to

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he has mange and i cant get him to a vet becouse he is to big and may bite if i try to get him in car
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: he's a lab cross about 100lbs
JA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?
Customer: yes a dog
JA: Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: bear and he is 3
JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about bear?
Customer: im just trying to treat him for mange
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 14 days ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 14 days ago.

Can you share pictures of the mange?

Has he been diagnosed before? If so, what type of mange did he have?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Are u going to be able to treat him
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 14 days ago.

I can assist you, but I need more information. There is more than one type of mange and the treatment is not the same depending on which he has. Additionally, if he does not have mange but has similar symptoms the treatment may not work so it's important that we be certain of what is going on. Some dogs enter a state of chronic mange and others will pick up mange as puppies or adults. Mange, such as sarcoptic, can be transmitted to people, as well.

Can you share pictures of the mange?

Has he been diagnosed before? If so, what type of mange did he have?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
i cant upload a picture,but there was a dog her before that had sarcoptic mange
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
ok so i just lost 5bucks,lesson learned
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 14 days ago.

Is the attachment function not working for you? If not, You can also use websites like tinypic.com and youtube.com to upload pictures and video respectively. Once this is done, a set of links will appear. You can then post the link back and I can access them.

Sarcoptic mange tends to be easier to treat in comparison to demodex.

Topical products like Revolution and advantage multi work quite well against Sarcoptes.

Revolution: http://www.1800petmeds.com/Revolution-prod10265.html?Ntt=revolution

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dvantage multi: http://www.1800petmeds.com/Advantage+Multi-prod10945.html

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ou can also use dips like lime sulfur once weekly until symptoms resolve: https://www.amazon.com/Vet-Basics-Lime-Sulfur-16oz/dp/B00550UIZC

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