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What are the best at-home mange treatments for dogs?

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Mange in dogs can be treated in a variety of ways at home, including applying honey, yogurt, cooking oil, apple cider vinegar, lemon or neem oil to the bites. The best home treatment option depends on the breed of dog and the type of mange.

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What are the best at-home mange treatments for dogs?
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Dogs with sarcoptic mange are usually kept in isolation to prevent the disease from spreading to other animals or humans. The veterinarian often prescribes anti-parasitic medicine to help stop itching and swelling. Demodectic mange is not transmittable to humans, but it can cause stress symptoms in the dog. Often this type needs to be treated with shampoo and multiple skin scrapings to heal.

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