Ted's Dog Mange Cure - Treatment for Demodectic and Sarcoptic Mange

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Ted's Dog Mange Cure   169  12   

Posted by Jerry (Portland, Oregon) on 12/13/2007

[YEA]  I have to say, I was really skeptical of Ted's mange cure. It seemed awfully risky to use some fly-by-night cure on my dog that I found on the Internet. Not exactly the safest source of information. My wife felt the same way. However, having read every one of the comments and seeing that some had posted their email address, I determined these were real people and I wasn't just being scammed by some sick-o. I decided to give it a shot. That is, after I spent $140 at the vet on their ringworm cure. THe first thing I did was stop the medicine Ivermectin (sp??). That seemed so radical to me --that I would dare to buck the vet's advice. My dog has mange spots about the size of quarters and 1/2 dollar pieces that are clearly defined circles (for lack of hair). It's not thin hair so much as simply visible skin one of them is a bit rough. She also has pink skin in her ears and under her tummy but no discernable sores in those areas. Under her neck and around her muzzle there's pinkness showing through (barely) and a thinning of hair that looks to be more mites getting started. She was scraped by a vet that determined she did have mange (demodex). So I knew for sure what I was dealing with. We were a little weary of using Borax & Peroxide on her because that just seemed wrong to us. But on reflection, it's merely a detergent (additive) that's not so far away from shampoos or other soaps. And I read Ted's words very very carefully about the purpose of water, peroxide and borax. In the end, it seemed to make sense. I found 20 Mule Team Borax at the supermarket far down the isle from regular detergents (for you guys out there, you might have to ask). A box costs about $4.50. I then bought 2 large (1000ml) bottles of Hydrogen Peroxide that was labeled "3%" for about $2.50 each. I figured 4 baths, each using 1/2 bottle and 4 cups of Borax. Total cost, $14.00!! This'll never work. I'm simply not that lucky. At home, I used the bathtub formula of 3 to 4 inches lukewarm water (it's very cold here right now) plus 1/2 of one large bottle (500ml) of Hydrogen Peroxide. I added 4 cups of 20 Mule Team Borax and used my hand to agitate the water until I couldn't feel the borax granules any more. I figured if the solution hurt my hand, then I'd quit right there. It doesn't. In goes my dog. I used the cup to pour water over her for about 10 minutes. I used my wet hands (no dripping water) to wipe inside her ears and around her muzzle. I got her out of the tub, (more like I stood back and she sprang out) let her shake and then I used a blow dryer. After a couple of days, there appeared to be some change but I couldn't say for sure. I was a bit disappointed and a bit unsure. Maybe the vet medicine was working after all --before I stopped it? Maybe Ted's Cure was working a little? Three days later, in she goes again. This time, I added an extra cup of Borax and kept her in a little longer. Maybe 12 minutes! It's hard to keep her in there. She's 60 lbs of steady force. Out she goes but no blow drying this time. I actually wanted some of the mixture to rub around the house where she goes. KInda like a living wash cloth. Ok, ok, so I'm a "guy." Now, a week later, it's clearly and visibly working! Some spots have completely grown back --sure, it's still a little thinner than her regular coat but man, what a difference. Clearly, obviously she has new hair growth everywhere. One spot she's had for 6 months is gone! She has exhibited no side effects whatsoever. She's a strawberry blond so if her hair dyed a bit, I wouldn't notice it too much. I think one more bath today and she's done --other than routine, once a month treatments. This cure is working for me, no question about it and I'm excited about it. WEll, there is one side effect to the baths. She smells great! Not that she was a stinker like some dogs with mange, but more like a good just clean smell. I give her a bath every two weeks with shampoos for dogs. This is much better! It is, after all, what Borax does, isn't it? Anyway, thanks to all who wrote in, thanks to Ted, too! It works and I can't wait to go back the vet... this time he's paying me.

Posted by Kay (Moody, Texas) on 12/10/2007

[YEA]  This mange cure really works!! I was a little skeptical but very desperate. We used the 20 Mule Team Borax and 3%Hydrogen Peroxide diluted to 1% solution on our female Andulasian Pyranees Shepherd, Sheba. We had been using a sulfur-based medication but it seemed we were fighting a losing battle. We could not afford to spend big bucks at the vet so finding this website was God-send. After 6 weeks, Sheba has re-grown most of her hair (her back was almost hairless). We will continue these treatments until it all grows back. Thank you Ted for posting this amazing cure!

Posted by John (Royal Oak, Michigan) on 12/01/2007

[YEA]  I have been using Ted's hydrogen peroxide and borax mange treatment and it seems to working great on my dogs demodectic mange. I have a couple of bottles of 99% pure DMSO. Do you have a formula for using this DMSO and borax, I understand DMSO is better penetrant than HP

Posted by LISA (DAYTON , OHIO) on 11/25/2007

[YEA]  I TRIED THE BORAX AND PEROXIDE DIP FOR MANGE YESTERDAY ON MY DOGGY, IM AMAZED HER SKIN ISNT SO PINK AND FLARED UP THIS MORNING.... IM GOING TO WAIT A COUPLE OF DAYS AND DIP HER AGAIN IF ITS NOT COMPLETELY BETTER! BUT YES INDEED I CAN SEE A CHANGE ALREADY! KEEP YA POSTED!

Posted by Kathy (Wildwood, New Jersey) on 11/13/2007

[YEA]  Borox Mange cure, Just wanted to say that it really works my puppy boxer girl has almost all her hair back after a month of treatments with borox and peroxide .I have spent numerous amounts of money on veternary cures which only offered temporary relief and made her quite sick at times, Saw Teds cure and figured what did I have to lose .I gave it a try and the very first day the smell of rotting skin was gone. Continued bathing every day for two weeks and saw hair growing back on hind legs and stomach no more itching or bad odor .I also added 1/8 teaspoon of Borox to drinking water . Made a spray bottle of solution and sprayed entire house and yard . Will keep doing every week until I am sure there is no more mange .Ted I also saw some dead fleas in the tub water after baths. I think I might change my vet because he was sure the dog did not have fleas and that It had to be seasonal allergies ,Poor puppy suffered for months and became bald with crusty scabs and bloody sores all over her. Thank you so much for this remarkable cure My baby girl Bailey is on her way to being beautiful again

Posted by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
Yes, the fleas are sometimes carrier of the demodectic mites which causes mange too. The borax and peroxide will kill fleas, mites and mange. In human we sometimes call the mange a lupus, when it might be only just demodectic mites in humans and the human remedy is a cruel one, which uses chemotherapy and in one case of lupus I have seen had just died from chemotherapy. The borax and peroxide also works well if infection get to human also.

One key treatment in mange is that of quarantine if mange do get back it is the reinfection from the yard. A borax and peroxide is needed to be sprayed fairly frequently in the house area and if unsuccessful, the dog should be quarantined in a secure area to prevent such reinfection.

Posted by evamarie (Kissimmee, Florida) on 11/04/2007

[YEA]  I just want to inform that reading the remedie to cure mange was a life saver. Someone gave me a 3 week kitten, we noticed that he had a large white area on his head,I search the internet to find out it was mange, I took him to the vet wich cost me $85.00 for the medicine and the test to find out he has scabies/mange. Doctor gave me the' medicine and directed me to keep the kitten away from the other animals and myself. when I got home from the vet i went on the internet and found this cure, I gave the kitten the vet medicine (which I will I have to give for a month) I gave the cat(with no name) the first bath, I kept given him a bath for a week everyday, also at this time I will take out everyday all the sheets and towels use by the cat, wash them with hot water, clean the room with clorex (the floor) take his food bowl& water bowl and clean it with clorox, disinfect his bed and evrything else in the room. I did this for 2 weeks everyday. I stop giving him the medicene the second day becuase the vet later on told me that he could die, because the medicine was too strong for a kitten. I also bought him speacial kitten milk. After 2 weeks of stress and giving him baths (everyday) and being tired I took him back to the vet to find out that he no longer has scabies. I was so happy and thankful this WORK. After he the vet told me he had no longer scabies we finally named him TAINO. THANK YOU SO MUCH>>>This was stressful but it worked.

EC: EvaMarie, we presume you are referring to Ted's Borax and Hydrogen Peroxide Remedy for Mange? Please correct us if you used another remedy.

Posted by Mary (Taylorville, IL) on 10/14/2007

[YEA]  Our great dane had a skin condition where he was losing hair and had a couple of sore spots. I found this site and thought I would try the "natural" cure. After less than two weeks of twice daily applications, all redness was gone and now after four weeks his hair looks as thick as ever. Thanks so much for your help with this problem.

Posted by Penny (Houston, Texas) on 09/26/2007

[YEA]  Ted, First of all thank you for your wonderful mange remedy. It worked like a champ and saved us about $200.00. I would be interested to know if you have any suggestions for heartworm prevention besides the ones purchased from the vet? Thank you again!

Posted by DOMINIQUE (New Orleans, Louisiana) on 09/24/2007

[YEA]  My dog Serious had puppies this year in July. During the final weeks of her pregnancy she developed what appeared to be a combination of mange and earmites. Her coat was scaly, she had large and small red bumps all over her skin, she was loosing her hair and her ears were filled with a black oily substance plus she was loosing weight and just looking and smelling aweful. I wrote to Ted who told me to use his mange formula plus to give her magnesium to help her gain her normal PH balance.

Here's what I did. Topically I used Ted's mange formula once every 3 days. I put Serious on a 100% raw diet of raw ground beef mixed with magnesium, 1000 Vitamin C (Ester C), 1000iu of Vitamin E, 2 Burdock Root capsules (to cleanse her blood) and one clove of fresh raw garlic (chopped very fine). Plus, she got at least 2 to 4 hours of bright sunlight a day. She has made a full recovery just 2 weeks on the formula. I saw results immediately. All of her hair has grown back. The bumps have gone away. Her ears are completely clean and she has gained her body weight back. I hope you all find this helpful. Our pets are part of the family. God Bless!

Posted by Nikki (Dublin, Ohio) on 09/06/2007

[YEA]  borax and peroxide: "I got a cockapoo, Max, from the pound. After I cut through his matted hair, I noticed there were quite a few places that he had chewed raw. Thanks to you, Max does not stay up all night itching- I'm absolutely amazed!! Also, I'd suggest to the people who have a dog w/ really thick fur that you wash your dog, then while drying the dog with a hair dryer, you rub the thick paste down to the skin. Max thinks he's getting a salt rub at the doggy spa. It is not as messy as i though it would be & Max loves it! No more crusty bloody sores after only 3 treatments in 8 days. His hair's growing & he looks so beautiful everybody thinks he's a different dog.

Posted by Debra Auten (Grand Prairie, TX) on 08/31/2007

[YEA]  Ted -' Your the greatest! The Borax and Peroxide worked beautifully on my Beagel mix for what I thought was mange. She had tiny red spots all over her stomach, inner thighs, chest, anterior neck and various other places. With thinning of her hair. I tried 1/2 cup 20 mule Borax + 500 cc 3% peroxide with 1000 cc H2O. The first "batch of solution , I used 3 table spoons of the borax with the same amount of the other ingredients and I didn't have great results. We adopted the 4.5 month old dog from a local pet shelter. She had distemper, hook worms and now mange. She seems to be recovering from the distemper, the first symptoms were 26 days ago. The hook worms were treated with Strongid de-wormer and they are gone as well. She has had 2 sets of vaccinations and scheduled for a third set next month. I am trying to boost her immune system through diet and rest. So far, I am giving her a good organic dry kibble (Nutro brand puppy chow with oat meal , chicken & rice) Also, one vit. E 400 I.U once a day, one raw egg each day and to help her put on weight 1/4 Can dog food (Nutro -Puppy). Do you have any suggestions regarding diet/supplements that could help boost her immune system. She seems to be doing very well. I have been sponging on the Borax solution every other day. How long will we need to continue this? Her skin looks 90% better..after only 3 treatments. We are trying to avoid the "neurology" phase of distemper. We have gone through the respiratory, gastrointestinal and now integumentary phases. I would like to keep her off of all vetinary prescribed medications and go 100% holistic. Anything you have to suggest will be considered. Thanks, for a great job!

Posted by Tom (Las Vegas, NV) on 07/28/2007

[YEA]  re: borax, applecidarvinegar, peroxcide -- thanks ted, 8 weeks and my chow has her beautifull black coat. the mites were all gone in about 3 weeks Love from maggie mae and God bless you all tom s

Posted by JEN (LANCASTER, TEXAS USA) on 07/27/2007

[YEA]  Well I just wanted to say that I have a Golden lab 1 yr old. He has mang very bad. I Found your site and was reading the things on mange from Ted. Well I was at my wits end and went out last night and bought Borax and h2o2. Filled my bathtub up with water about 3 inches of water dump in a whole bottle of h202 and about 4 cups of Borax. My Harley loves to take baths so he jumped right in. I used a cup and just dumped the water all over him for about 20 minutes. Woke up this morning and my hubby said wow look at his hair growing back already. Thanks Ted I bathed him again today and am going to do another tonight. Then see how he looks in the morning. Hoping I can bath him everyother day after tommorrow but we will see. Figure the more baths he gets the better he will get and faster. And beleive you me he will get bathed with the Borax and h2o2 more often instead of with shampoo. Thanks again Ted. You are a blessing to all who have dogs with mange:

Posted by Brent on 06/24/2007

[YEA]  Just wanted to say what a wonderful remedy this has' been for us. I am a foster mother for abused and homeless dogs. They come and stay with me until they are well, socialized and gain weight and then move on to be adopted in permanent homes.
Three days ago we received an emaciated female Rottweiler that was so starved she could barely walk. She has awful sores on her legs and itching. This has become so severe that she has actually bitten off the pads on her feet. She was miserable.
I was looking for something to help comfort her and I ran on your article. We used the treatment early this morning and she came in and fell asleep like she had not sleep in forever. No itching and bitting. She just seems so relieved. She even got
up and walked on her own this afternoon., WOW. If I had not seen it I would not have believed it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THANKS

Posted by Ted
bangkok, Thailand
Dear Brent: Even though I developed the mange remedy myself after hundreds of trial and error, to this day I could not
believe it myself either! Thank you for the feedback!
Posted by Brent

06/25/2007
Ted: I thought that I would update you on the Condition of Maggie our Rottweiler. She is doing better and better each day. She is starting to grow back hair. She of course still under weight, but her hair is looking great. The swelling is gone. Thanks for your advice on the internet.
Posted by Ted
Bangkok Thailand
06/25/2007
Dear Brent: Happy to hear the hair growth is back, but the mange eggs tend to be around the premises, so light application of the solution of borax and peroxide in the floor area should prevent any infection. Weekly or twice monthly shampoo of borax and peroxide would prevent any mange for coming back. Best of all the remedy protects dogs against mites, fleas and other parasite infections, which is why this is not just for mange. It is most dramatically seen when treating with the mange.

Posted by Jerry (Eclectic, AL) on 06/15/2007

[YEA]  My dog was spirally downward pretty quickly with demodex and it was pretty scary. The first time I tried the borax treatment it didn't work, probably because I didn't have the borax strong enough. I then took my dog to the vet and got a confirmation of demodex and the mitaban dip and the ivermectin orally. Two weeks after the trip there was virtually no change and she was losing hair in new places. I decided to try Ted's remedy again and mixed it up throughly this time. Within 2 days hair was growing back. It's been about 2 weeks now and almost all of the hair has grown back and she is a happy camper. I also started feeding her raw chicken and I give her a raw egg every day. Thank you so much for this remedy. I know it saved me hundreds of dollars in vet bills. Oh yeah, the mitaban dip made her very sick. When she is healthy she is very hyper and energtic, but after the Mitaban dip she hardly got off of her bed for 3 or 4 days. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.


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