Sarcoptic mange, commonly referred to as canine scabies, is a parasitic skin condition caused by an infestation of microscopic mites, states WebMD. These mites are light-colored, ovoid in shape and cannot be seen by the ... More »

Mange is a skin disease that is caused by an infestation of mites, reports VCA Animal Hospitals. It can be caused by either Demodex canis mites, known as demodectic mange, or Sarcoptes scabiei mites, or sarcoptic mange. More »

Dog contract mange by being exposed to the Sarcoptes scabei mite. Sarcoptic mange is very contagious and easily transfers from one dog to another. Dogs can also catch sarcoptic mange through objects used by infected dogs... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Use sulfur compounds to treat mites in dogs after a veterinarian confirms a diagnosis of sarcoptic mange, or mite infestation. According to WebMD, the most heavily affected areas of the dog should be clipped or shaved of... More »

In dogs, mange is a skin disease caused by external parasites called mites that are found on the dog's skin and hair follicles. Dogs typically play host to a number of mites, although mange occurs when the number of mite... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

There are several ways to control mange at home through homeopathic and traditional remedies, including use of cooking oil, rinses and hydrogen peroxide borax mixtures as well as oral parasite control, states Home Remedy... More »

Mange is a skin condition caused by certain species of mites. Although fairly common in dogs, it is rarer in cats. Mange is sometimes also known as scabies. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health