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


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Posted by Mama To Many Donate
(Tennessee, Usa) on 04/01/2014

Hi,

We just figured out that we have a goat with mange. It is near his eyes. We are using Ted's remedy with borax and peroxide, but I am concerned about getting it in his eyes. It this bad to get in the eyes? Would there be a safer alternative?

I am planning to use garlic internally and also put borax in the water.

I have read that I can use tea tree essential oil (1 T. per cup of water) on mange, but that doesn't sound good around the eye either.

Thanks!

~Mama to Many~

Replied by Theresa Donate

Mpls., Mn
04/02/2014
Hey MtM!

I've made up gallon upon gallon of Ted's Mange remedy and splashed it all over my face - into my eyes - with no adverse effects; in fact, I don't feel anything from it, no stinging at all. It might be different if you were to soak your eyeball in the solution for 10 minutes, but getting it splashed into the eye was not a problem for me.

A remedy that has a bit more 'body' to it would be sulpher powder with a carrier oil. Not sure if it would annoy the goat and cause it to rub its face and possibly smear the sulpher into its eye, however.

Replied by Mama To Many Donate

Tennessee, Usa
04/02/2014
Dear Theresa,

Thanks so much for your response and information. That is very helpful! I will let you all know how it turns out for Cinnamon. :)

~Mama to Many~

Replied by Mama To Many Donate

Tennessee
05/14/2014
Hi!

Our goat, Cinnamon, appears to be cured! We used Ted's mange remedy several times over a couple of weeks. (But we didn't bathe her in it, she is too big. We washed her with it.) We also gave her garlic internally a couple of times a week. We also used tea tree essential oil. (1 Tablespoon tea tree per cup of water.) My son found the tea tree/ water spray to be the easiest. He did this a number of times over the last month or 6 weeks.

So, I am not sure just what worked or if all three were needed. But the mange is gone and the fur is growing back. Cinnamon is happy and so are we!

~Mama to Many~


Posted by Thunderpaw (St Joseph, Mi) on 12/02/2013

My 8 year old golden has a serious case of demodicosis (adult onset) that we have been treating for about a month with no success. Has the remedy of borax and hydrogen peroxide solution been tried on demodecosis? Any success? If yes, do you follow the say treatment pattern?

borax per 500 cc of 1% hydrogen peroxide solutionborax per 500 cc of 1% hydrogen peroxide solution

borax per 500 cc of 1% hydrogen peroxide solution

Replied by Theresa Donate

Mpls., Mn
12/03/2013
Hey Thunderpaw!

Can you clarify please, if you have treated for 1 month with the borax/peroxide solution and no results?, OR if you have treated in another fashion with no results?

Next, I am confused by the formula you listed. I have treated juvenile generalized demodicosis with Ted's remedy with 100% success - this is the formula I used:

1 16 oz brown bottle of 3% solution hydrogen peroxide from grocery store.

I dumped that into a jug and then added 2 bottles of filtered tap water using the now empty brown bottle from the hydrogen peroxide, giving me 48 oz of 1% hydrogen peroxide solution.

Now, into the jug full of 1% solution I add 1 full cup of borax [from the laundry aisle at the grocery store]. Shake it up - there should be so MUCH borax in the solution that some grains remain and do not dissolve.

I then fill my bath tub with very warm water and set the jug in the tub; by the time the tub cools down enough to comfortably bathe the dog, the contents of the jug are nicely warmed also. Now bathe the dog with the shampoo of your choice and then rinse all the shampoo out. I drain the tub and when all the shampoo and water have drained, I plug it up again so it will again hold water. Then I shake up the solution in the jug and pour it all over the dog. I then use a plastic cup to scoop up the solution in the bottom of the tub and then pour that over the dog. Do this again and again, re-wetting the dog with the grainy solution, for at least 10 minutes. Next part: do NOT rinse the solution off the dog. Take your sopping wet dog and put him in a crate with no bedding; you want as much solution to remain wet on the dog while he sits in the crate - give it another half an hour in the crate to allow the solution to 'work'. After half an hour I let my dog out and towel dry, and then let him shake the grains of borax out of his coat. It helps to turn the heat up in the house so the dog isn't freezing while sitting wet in the crate. I have doubled the batch of solution simply because its so inexpensive and it makes it easier to saturate a big dog.

You should dip your dog in this solution every other day - 2 to 3 times the first week; after the first week do once per week for 8 weeks. If you have a black dog the coat will bleach to a reddish hue due to the bleaching nature of the peroxide.

The dip should work be it juvenile demodex or adult onset; the mite is the same mite. However with adult onset demodex an underlying disease condition affecting the immune system is at play; removing the mites will bring your pet relief, but the illness that depressed the immune system to allow the mites to over grow still remains and will need to be diagnosed and addressed.


Posted by Matross (Coobowie Australia) on 11/05/2013
5 out of 5 stars

Today is the 2nd wash my pet dog (muttley an American Pit Bull) has had in 3 days. Hydrogen Peroxide has been too expensive to buy in any event I have not been able in isolated rural to purchase larger amounts, and as Hydrogen Perixide or vinegar is the vessle for getting Borax through my dogs skin I have purchased 2 litre bottles of vinegar and if I may make comment for what it is worth from personal observation, the Borax/Vinegar remedy from the outset has been very effective against Demodex mange, Muttley has stopped scratching a complete turnaround , I intend to continue the treatment METHOD: In a metal bowl I empty 1 to 2 litres of vinegar and heat on the stove (this raises the solubility of borax in solution= more potent)and add and stir 250 -300 grams of Borax. After showering Muttley thoroughly with shampoo and scubbed with a soft brush and rinsed, the Borax /vinegar solution is applied thoroughly, and left to dry naturally (No Towels) Note : the small bottle of 3% 100 ml Hydrogen Peroxide is kept in my medical tool kit is used if ever Muttley were to eat poison. Hydrogen Peroxide is used to induce vommitting (apply 1ml to 1 kilo body weight DYOR) Cudos to Ted from Malaysia for sharing his research and remedy

Replied by Theresa Donate

Mpls., Mn
11/05/2013
Hey Matross!

Whoo hoo for APBT Muttley!

Now that you have seen a drastic improvement, you may wish to cut back bathing to bathing 1x week for 8 weeks. The mite lifecycle is about 21 days, and so you want to treat once per week for at least 3 weeks, and then a few more weeks after your dog seemed cured to ensure the mites have been eliminated. Remember - Ted indicates that the borax solution be a saturated solution, so keep heating and stirring until the grains fail to dissolve to create the proper strength solution.

I like using the hydrogen peroxide to induce vomitting too; these bulldawgs are just so naughty they seem to get into *everything*! Do consider keeping activated charcoal [available at drug stores, or aquarium stores] on hand in cases of poisoning where vomitting is not indicated.


Posted by Summer (Freeport, Tx) on 10/21/2013

I'm sorry, but I'm not a whiz when it comes to measurements and I'm still confused as to how much to mix the peroxide and borax to make a solution. Please give me in "lamen" terms how to mix the solution. Secondly, how is it applied when it's on my puppy's face and last, did I read correct that after you apply you do not rinse the dog? Oh and also, how long do I need to do this for? Many thanks!

Replied by Theresa Donate

Mpls., Mn
10/22/2013
Hey Summer!

Here is Ted's Mange remedy in layman's terms and I used it on my own puppy to completely resolve her demodex:

1 brown bottle of hydrogen peroxide from the grocery store [its a 16 oz bottle of a 3% solution]

1 box Borax from the laundry aisle [unscented]

I dumped the hydrogen peroxide in a big jug and added 32 ounces [or two of the brown bottle filled up twice] of filtered tap water. This gives you 48 ounces of a 1% hydrogen peroxide solution that is needed for the next step.

Next add 1 cup of borax crystals to the jug and shake. There should be undisolved grains of borax in the mix - this is what you want to see. Now you have a jug of cold solution -I filled my tub with hot water and rested the jug in the tub; when the solution inside the jug was nice and warm, the tub was cool enough to bathe my dog, so I bathed her in doggy shampoo and then rinsed well, and pulled the plug on the tub. When the tub was empty I plugged it up again and poured the grainy solution over my dog. I then used a plastic cup to scoop up the solution and kept pouring the solution over her again and again and again. You can use a wash cloth to sop up the solution to apply to your dogs face. I have had it splashed about and got it in my own eyes - it didn't feel like anything, so its safe if you should splash it in yours or your puppy's eyes. After about 10 minutes of pouring the solution over her I let her drip off in the tub and then DO NOT RINSE. I picked her up bare handed and then I crated her in an empty crate without bedding and let her sit for another half an hour to let the solution 'work', and then after that I let her out to romp around and work herself dry. So you do NOT rinse, you leave the solution on to drip dry until the next dip.

The first bath may result in a massive mite die-off so it may *appear* that the condition temporarily worsens, and so on my puppy one area did seem to appear a bit angry the next day. But other than that initial die off all I saw was improvment week by week as the dark angry patches turned to pale pink and then faded away to normal skin.

I treated once per week for 10 weeks - this past the time that I saw what appeared to be a complete resolution to her condition. I did the extra treatments only because the standard veterinary protocol suggested continued treatment after the condition appeared to resolve using Ivermectin and Amitraz.

I have never seen such an effective home remedy. Two thumbs UP to Ted from Bangkok!

NOTE: I understood from the notes that its best to make the 1% solution first rather than dumping the borax and 3% hydrogen peroxide in together and then adding 32 ounces of water to make the needed dilution as this approach will somehow result in a weaker solution. Its in the feedback, but I can't tell you *where*! "


Posted by Tammy (Dallas,tx) on 10/20/2013
5 out of 5 stars

Re: Ted's Dog Mange Cure... I was skeptical but have an old German shepherd with demodectic mange. Could not afford treatments. I used this twice ten days apart and noticing huge difference. Dog was almost completely bald but now growing hair back.


Posted by Theresa Donate
(Mpls., Mn) on 10/10/2013

5 out of 5 stars

Add another YEA! For Ted's Mange Cure!

I found this site searching for an alternative solution to Amitraz/Mitaban and Ivermectin for Demodetic mange/ canine demodicosis.

I am no stranger to demodex but it had been awhile since I had had to deal with it; while the thinking has changed about it - now its not considered an inherited condition so much but rather mainly a nutritional and stress related condition - the 'cures' remained the same: highly toxic. My puppy had the deep, dark angry red patches on her skin [hence 'red' mange], and the hair in those areas was thinning out and the areas started to look scabby. In a litter of 8, all had been seen by various veterinarians and skin scraped to confirm demodex; my puppy was not scraped but I have seen it before and with 7 pups confirmed I did not feel like I needed my puppy scraped [creating open sores] to confirm what I already knew. When I compared my puppy to the vet scraped puppies who were all being treated with Ivermectin mine was the worst of the lot.

I tried Ted from Bangkok's Mange cure and can't say recommend it enough!

Faithful dipping - once per week for 8-10 weeks - has resulted in a complete resolution of my puppy's demodex.

I first read through all the pages for mange and mange cures and feedback and jotted down the formula and then translated from liters to ounces to arrive at this formula:

1 brown bottle of hydrogen peroxide from the grocery store [its a 16 oz bottle of a 3% solution]

1 box Borax from the laundry aisle [unscented]

I dumped the hydrogen peroxide in a big jug and added 32 ounces [or two of the brown bottle filled up twice] of filtered tap water. This gives you 48 ounces of a 1% hydrogen peroxide solution that is needed for the next step.

Next add 1 cup of borax crystals to the jug and shake. There should be undisolved grains of borax in the mix - this is what you want to see. Now you have a jug of cold solution -I filled my tub with hot water and rested the jug in the tub; when the solution inside the jug was nice and warm, the tub was cool enough to bathe my dog, so I bathed her in doggy shampoo and then rinsed well, and pulled the plug on the tub. When the tub was empty I plugged it up again and poured the grainy solution over my dog. I then used a plastic cup to scoop up the solution and kept pouring the solution over her again and again and again. After about 10 minutes I crated her in an empty crate without bedding and let her sit for another half an hour, and then after that I let her out to romp around and work herself dry.

The first dip resulted in a frisky puppy! Where had that energy gone? It gave me a clue that she had not felt very well even though I thought she had normal energy. And her skin; it was a deep pink before the dip and now it was paler and noticeably calmer. And all it took was dipping her in what basically amounted to skinny dipping in the salty ocean!

I continued treatments on a weekly basis. I understood that a massive mite die-off might result in the condition to temporarily worsen, and so one area did seem to appear a bit angry the next day. But other than that initial die off all I saw was improvment week by week as the dark angry patches turned to pale pink and then faded away to normal skin. In contrast the puppies being treated with Ivermectin got worse before they got better - again, likely as a result of the mites dying off - but it seemed like it took longer for those pups to bounce back; and no wonder, as the Ivermectin supresses the immune system needed to combat the mites.

I treated once per week for 10 weeks - this past the time that I saw what appeared to be a complete resolution to her condition. I did the extra treatments only because the standard veterinary protocol suggested continued treatment after the condition appeared to resolve using Ivermectin and Amitraz.

I have never seen such an effective home remedy. Two thumbs UP to Ted from Bangkok!

NOTE: I understood from the notes that its best to make the 1% solution first rather than dumping the borax and 3% hydrogen peroxide in together and then adding 32 ounces of water to make the needed dilution as this approach will somehow result in a weaker solution. Its in the feedback, but I can't tell you *where*!


Posted by Bigmoom (Brentwood) on 10/05/2013
5 out of 5 stars

I have a 6 month old Boerboel puppy, and when I first got him off of the plane from South Africa, via Texas, his black coat was very shiny, healthy and beautiful. After about three weeks I started to notice red bumps on the skin of his stomach and hair loss around his neck, head, stomach, and ears. I took him to the vet and they gave him a shot that made the red bumps on his stomach go away, but he still had hair loss and red bumps on the aforementioned areas of his body.

I started researching what his problem may be online and found that he may have Demodex. I was pissed that I had just paid $2500. 00 for a breeding male that I possibly could not breed later. I then went back to the vet and after a skin scraping it was found that my pup did indeed have Demodex. The vet wanted to charge me $170.00 per chemical dip to rid him of the mites, and told me it may take three dips as well as that the dips may not work.

Thank God I found Ted's remedy on Earth Clinic. I used the solution for Four Weeks and it cleared up everything. I believe the most important part of the remedy is leaving the Borax solution on the pup/dog after you're done washing them off. My puppy's coat is beautiful and full once again he is 102 pounds at 6 months old and a real head turner when I take him out.

I just want to thank Ted and Earth Clinic for saving me money, time and sanity. I would've been still spinning my wheels if it not for this information.

Replied by Hunni3361
Washington, Dc
07/13/2014
Phyllis from Washington, DC. I have a 4 yr. old pitbull, with demodectic mange. I was wondering, giving him this treatment outside. I have a huge tub and also a large cage for him to dry in. The weather here is 80 to 97 degrees. Will this make a difference of starting the treatment??
Replied by Theresa Donate

Mpls., Mn
07/13/2014
Hey Phyllis!

I see no problem with bathing your pit bull outside when the weather is so warm - go for it!

One thing to mention, however, is that demodex seen in a 4 year old adult can indicate an undiagnosed problem such as hypothyroid or other such underlying issue.


Posted by Stefani (Madison Ms United States) on 08/09/2013
5 out of 5 stars

I never post anything on the Internet. I mostly just read. BUT. I rescued an 8 week old Pit/Mastiff from an abandoned home. When I first got him I noticed some red bumps and hair loss on his head. He was extremely malnourished and covered in fleas. I thought it was from the fleas and such a poor immune system. I took him to my vet of 22 years. She did a skin scraping and diagnosed him with demodex mange. Not knowing any better , I followed her advice and let her dip him in Mitiban. She also vaccinated him on the same day. I took him home and at 10:00 that night he was burning up with fever and lethargic. I called her and met her at the clinic where I was told his temp was 105 and he needed BENADRYL and antibiotics. She took him to the back and an hour later we were on our way home. The next morning his mange was now generalized, covering his entire body!! I noticed on the receipt she had given him a steroid shot the night before!!! Really ??!!! That shot literally FED the mites!! I called and was told to continue the antibiotics and come back in a week, and that the mange had spread because of his poor immune system. I went back the following and they repeated the dip (weakening) it this time. 12:00 that night same thing happened. We went back and were given a different type of antibiotics. I was hesitant to continue them because his immune system was already shot and the antibiotics were only weakening it. I started researching and found out that Mitaban should only be given to puppy's 4 months and older. Next trip to the vet I had already changed his diet to Wellness Core, a powdered multi vitamin, B-12, Omega3 , echinacea, cold pressed coconut oil and AC vinegar!!! Very costly and very time consuming to mix. He was feeling better but still covered in mange. She then suggested and sent me home with Ivermectin to be given daily AND more antibiotics. I have the ivermec and did not give antibiotics. Still NO results. I then tried coconut oil mixed with Neem oil that I applied after daily bathes. This seemed to make redness calm down and hair grow but he was still covered in red bumps and obviously still had mange. My vet at this point suggested putting him to sleep!!!!! What?!!!! Seriously??!!! She had been treating him for 11 weeks already and that was her advice!!!

I came across Teds cure and since I had exhausted all other measures I thought, ok , why not ?!! I bathed him in anti-fungal shampoo , really scrubbing his skin (sounds harsh but he was a trooper) I then poured Hydrogen peroxide over his body and it immediately started foaming. I mixed 3c Hot water 2c peroxide and as much Borax as would dissolve I poured this all over him , then massaged it into his skin and let him air dry The next morning I finally had a new puppy!!!!! He felt great, bumps had gone down 75% , and already had hair growing back!! He was a little dry so I applied the cold pressed coconut oil all over him. Goin to do another treatment tomorrow. I will continue his diet and vitamins to help boost his immune system. He will always get 2 tablespoons of the coconut oil(which he LOVES) I cannot say thank you enough for what you have done for my baby and for me!! This has been such a blessing, I wish I had read it earlier!!! Mitaban Ivermectin antibiotics steroids... They are all poisons that almost killed my puppy. Thank you so much for your help. One more thing, this treatment also works GREAT for fleas!!! Thank you again and God Bless!

Replied by Lexi
Philippines
06/27/2014
Hi. We don't have borax in our country. what else could I use? thanks
Replied by Theresa Donate

Mpls., Mn
06/27/2014
Hey Lexi!

EC has a page for locating borax - there may be some sources or alternatives for you here:

http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/borax15.html#PHILIPPINES

Replied by Vanessa Katherine
Los Angeles, Ca
07/06/2014
Hi. I have a 2 month old chihuahua puppy with demodex. He is approx 2lbs (at most), and it's mostly on his head.

Is this recipe ok for such a little guy?

Replied by Theresa Donate

Mpls., Mn
07/07/2014
Hey Vanessa!

Ted's Mange Remedy is perfectly safe for your dog and if you accidentally splash some in his eyes it doesn't sting. Even though the demodex appears to only be on his head at this time, you should dip the entire dog - and repeat for at least 8 dips - once per week [I recommend 12 dips], even if it seems to clear up right away.

Replied by Brenda
Kittanning, Pa. Usa
10/01/2014
The Vets do not know what is wrong with my 5 pounds 13 year old Yorkie. I have come to believe that it is some kind of mange me even though skin scrapings showed nothing. She has an enlarged heart probably due to the prednisone and antibiotics she was living in for months! I tried baking soda and vinegar, even diluted, and she scratches like crazy. Same with baking soda and peroxide. I tried the borax and peroxide, diluted, (Ted's) and she seemed much better, however, I was afraid to continue because before trying this she had a problem with drinking too much water and spitting it back up only out of her throat, I figure, because even after eating no food came up out of her stomach. After using the borax and peroxide treatment, when she spit up the water, now there was also blood. I am really big on natural treatments, so I immediately feed her Cayenne and coconut oil. After 3 or 4 times she was fine. I want to know, has anyone else had experience of dog spitting blood after using borax and peroxide treatment? Wondering if it is due to her licking it off of her. Can it cause that type of irritation? Does mixing the borax with the peroxide cause it to become boric acid?
Replied by Theresa Donate

Mpls., Mn
10/02/2014
Hey Brenda!

Sorry to hear about your senior Yorkie's troubles.

For the itchy skin, you might consider using Ted's Anti-fungal/Anti-staph remedy:

Mix 1 tbsp of MOM with 1 tbsp epsom salt and 1 tbsp borax into 1 cup of water and 1/2 cups of 3% hydrogen peroxide - this is the brown bottle of hydrogen peroxide sold at the grocery store. Double or triple the amounts if you need a bigger batch to thoroughly saturate your dog. You follow the directions for dipping her same as the mange remedy.

I have heard of 2 other situations where dogs have vomited after Ted's mange dip; my only thoughts were that one case might have had a super nervous dog and the other might have been a Herx reaction. Your situation sounds different; your dog was already vomiting before the dip, and since the dip you now see blood. Drinking too much water and spitting it back out from her throat makes me think conditions such as megasophagus; you would have had a history of vomiting if this were the case. I also am thinking there could be a collapsed trachea involved, but you would hear coughing if this were the case. Reaching at straws here, but the over drinking could be a sign of pain; blood in the vomit might indicate ulcers in the GI tract or another stomach disorder.

Aside from the itchy skin, and the over drinking/vomiting - is she OK and normal otherwise? Is she happy or is she not her normal self?

And no, borax does not become boric acid when mixed with hydrogen peroxide :-)

Replied by Om
Hope, Bc, Canada
10/02/2014
Hello Brenda --- I very much agree with Theresa.

I would add that at this moment you need to give SLIPPERY ELM powder to your pet. I gave it recently to a cat with good results. Find it online plus info on this very effective herb. It heals damage to the stomach and digestive tract and is a blessing for all who have leaky guts. Give it with honey made with warm water, using a whisk (1 tsp) for a few days mixed into a bit of the food. About twice a day. You can get it also a a health food store. Good health to both of you.

Namaste, Om


Posted by Pamela (Pensacola, Florida) on 07/25/2013
5 out of 5 stars

After countless times to vet and hundreds spent on shampoos, medications, and treatments I was ready to pull my OWN hair out. Ted's cure thus far is doing a fantastic job. Even after first bath all four dogs stopped biting and scratching, never had that result with prior treatments. Finally they have some peace. I have been spritzing them with same cure every other day and also try to massage deep into fur/skin. I have found that running the Borax through an electric mini coffee grinder (exclusively reserved for this purpose) keeps the concoction better dissolved - just shake and spray. Many Thanks to you,Ted.


Posted by Kcat (Greensboro, Nc) on 07/08/2013
4 out of 5 stars

Per Ted's mange remedy, which is excellent for cat mites by the way, what amount of borax is safe to mix in my cats' food for internal pest control? Ted mentioned giving his dog 1/8 th of a tsp. in?a litre of water. Cats do not drink much water relative to dogs so any suggestions re: adding to food? The baths are working great but we are still not eliminating the black specks--not flea dirt or dirt--entirely. Thank you.


Posted by Kcat (Greensboro, Nc) on 07/07/2013

Hi Ted, Applied the hydrogen peroxide/borax to each of our 4 cats last night and they actually enjoyed the experience. Thank you so much. One cat was purring in the bath, and their coats never looked better. They air dried, seemed quite content, and slept like lambs:) However--and this is the big issue--we need to combat the mites (black specks, not flea dirt) from the inside. This is an ongoing problem in our house and we need to eradicate it asap. The baths are a quick fix if I understand your information, but not a permanent solution.

How would I administer the borax in catfood? You mentioned your dog takes 1/8 tsp. In a liter of water. That's great for dogs, but not so much for cats who are notorious for not drinking water. Thank you so much for your invaluable help.


Posted by Meleisa (Hemet, California) on 06/06/2013

I have a dog with d-mites... Yes, I went through the vet first, but it only got worse, and its already been a month. So, now Im taking it into my own hands.

Ted, AND whoever else has done the Borax cure- is it suppose to be pasty? watery (I havent done it yet- finding out everything before doing it to my dog)

Also, do I keep her indoors, or outdoors, I don't mind either way, but just need to know what is better (she is housebroken thank god), is it a good idea to get a cone, so she cant lick herself?

Also, last one, is it safe to put on her face/head... only place she has no D-mites is in her ears... But otherwise she is a walking outbreak (almost $250 later, and vet didnt help)

Please, I definately want to help my poor girl out

Replied by Om
Hope, Bc, Canada
06/06/2013
My old shepherd got her treatment yesterday on the lawn which made it really easy for both of us. I used ACV instead of H202. The mixture was watery with a lot of borax undissolved on the bottom of the dish. After all this scratching and agony she lay still and fell into a deep sleep right afterwards.

My sprayer did not work so I just poured the solution on her and rubbed it into her skin. She never tried to lick herself which amazed me.

Will repeat again till all the itching stops. She had no lesions, only dry, itchy skin.

Some of the solution will be kept for ear mites for the cats and some more for my itchy face. While I was working on her, a bug bit me and I put the solution on the bite, instant relief. So I know my dog must have been totally relieved after the months long torture. This is how I tried her medication on myself, great.

This, being summertime, was very easy but NEVER leave your wet dog out in cold weather. You could lose your dog to pneumonia.

Thanks, Ted, you are an angel. Om


Posted by Shitzu Love (Boca Raton, Florida) on 05/13/2013

My concern is if we stop using the remedy they will come back. Currently we are doing this every other day mostly on her paws, legs, stomach, chest and neck. Her back is not really affected. So I am trying not to use all over if not necessary. is this ok? Can I eventually go down to 1x per week indefinitely?

What dangers, if any, are there in doing this?

What would be another remedy you can recommend to perhaps maintain not having the mites come back.

Neem, ACV< diamtous earth??? thank you?


Posted by W.b. (Ottawa, On, Canada) on 03/07/2013

Sarcoptic mange treatment: Hello, Is the Borax solution safe to use if the dog is being treated with Revolution at the same time?


Posted by W.b. (Ottawa, On, Canada) on 03/03/2013

Hi there, I've been reading the posts and am a bit confused as to the exact process to follow when using Borax to kill Sarcoptic mange.

We rescued a 3 month old pup from the Dominican and what we thought were irritations and scabs from a flea infestation turned out to be Sarcoptic mange. She is being treated with Revolution, as are my other 2 dogs, but I'd like to do the Borax dip on all and find out what to use to clean the areas the dog has been (bed, crate, carpet etc. )

Can you tell me the proportions to use and how frequently... Also anyone know how long she needs to be isolated from the other dogs and us? She is so pitiful all alone in the other room :(


EC: Hi! Please go to the very top of this section: http://www.earthclinic.com/pets/dog_mange_cure.html#TEDS and click on the "Treatment" tab (the tab next to Ratings & Reviews). You will find Ted's detailed instructions there.



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