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Types of Mange

Cheyletiellosis:
Cheyletiellosis:

Cheyletiella are mites that live on the skin, causing irritation, dandruff, and itchiness. A distinguishing feature of this mite species are the large, claw-like mouthparts. These mites can be found quite commonly on cats, dogs and rabbits, and other species.

Demodectic Mange:
Demodectic Mange:

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.

Ear Mites:
Ear Mites:

The most common ear mite of cats and dogs is Otodectes cynotis, and therefore an infestation with ear mites is sometimes called "otodectic mange." Ear mites primarily live in the ear canal, where they feed on skin debris.

Sarcoptic Mange:
Sarcoptic Mange:

Sarcoptic mange is a highly contagious skin disease found in dogs, caused by the Sarcoptes scabiei mite. These mites will burrow through the skin causing intense itching and irritation. The scratching that results from mange is what causes the majority of the animal's hair to fall out.

source: petmd.com

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