Question by  Annie59 (101)

Does Demodex kill mites on your dog?


Answer by  Erica95 (323)

Demodex is actually the type of mite that can cause Demodex Mange in dogs which is a very serious skin condition that should be seen and treated by a vet as soon as possible. There is no product called Demodex for the treatment of mites.


Answer by  Alynight (78)

No , demodec is a type of mite that dogs may be able to carry in certain parts in their body. Milbemycin (Interceptor Rx) is said to help kill demodex mites that dogs can carry. The weakened immune system can cause the outbreaks. You may use a home remedy, hydrogen peroxide and borax the appropriate pain killers, give it 6 months.


Answer by  lath (9)

Demodex are mites and cause mange on dogs, this will not kill the fleas on dogs. The dog can have both demodex mites with the mange and fleas at the same time.


Answer by  mike49 (373)

Demodex is tiny parasitic mites that lives in hair follicals. They are among the smallest of arthoprods. They live on dogs and causes servere scratching and itching. Fur normally starts to fall out. Dermisil is an oitment that treats and kills mites. It also works on dogs, puppies, and cats.


Answer by  Isidro (624)

This does help your dog but it can be very expensive to go to the vet and let them prescribe them some so try do home remedies that would cost less.


Answer by  heather88 (1897)

You need to ask your vet that question, the vet will know best about that. Go talk to the vet.

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