- 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. Read more about this complicated disease here.
- 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. Learn about Sarcoptic mange 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. Get detailed information about Cheyletiella mange here.
(If you’re unsure what type of mange your dog has use our mange Symptom Checker.)