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Hi my pit just delivered her puppies yesterday and she has had this type of mange. She's so miserable itching, there has got to be something I can give her that's safe to use on nursing dogs
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Shannon, which mange - demodectic or sarcoptic - is present, please?

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Customer reply replied 30 days ago
Demodectic
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 30 days ago

Ivermectin is safe for nursing dogs. It can be given at a dose of 0.2 mg/lb (200 micrograms/lb) daily by mouth when addressing demodectic mange. Treatment may be required for several months. You don't need a prescription for injectable ivermectin 1% which you can find in feed stores or online. The injectable solution can be given orally. A 1% solution contains 10,000 micrograms/mL. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 27 days ago
Hi Shannon,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Shannon Sykes. How is everything going?

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