Demodectic mange is also known as Demodex, red mange or puppy mange. It’s developed because of immune system problems and if it gets out of control it can cause serious mayhem. Demodectic is the least responsive to conventional veterinary treatment. This is a complicated disease and you need to read this information.
Sarcoptic mange is sometimes called scabies. It is picked up when the dog is in the wrong place at the wrong time. It is highly contagious to humans and almost all other animals, and should be dealt with swiftly. Important information on Sarcoptic mange can be found here.
Cheyletiella is called cheyletiellosis or walking dandruff. This mite lives in the top layer of skin, is transmitted by contact, and is highly contagious to humans and almost all other animals. Read more detailed information about the disease here.
(If you’re unsure what type of mange your dog has use our mange Symptom Checker.)