Sarkoptes - mites cause the mange with dog, cat and humans. This illness is
highgrade-infectious and is transferred also by the dog and/or the
cat to humans. These scabies-mites are only 0.25 millimeters large
and cause dreadful itching; it leads also to slimming of the animal.
Infestation with these parasites cause pustuly skin appearences,
which form - scratched-open by the animal because of itching - ,
strongly suppurating wounds. With the aforementioned symptoms a
veterinary surgeon is immediately to be visited, who introduces
the necessary mite-effective treatment after diagnosis.
The Demodex - mite causes the Demodicosis, which then causes an attenuation
of the immune system. It spreads after infestation very fast and
causes dandruff-formation, skin turning red and corny changes of
the upper skin layer. If the veterinary surgeon should diagnose
Demodicosis at a female-dog and her litter, then the female-dog
must be taken away from the breed, since the defense weakness for
Demodex can be left. The lengthy treatment takes place after medical
The "autumn grass mite" (Trombicula autumnalis) infect only
as larvae not only dogs but also humans. They are orange colored
and to be recognized with the naked eye. They settle between the
toes, above the eyes, at and in the ears and in the groin. They
cause strong itching accompanied with turning the skin red. Again
the treatment takes place after medical diagnosis and therapy via
mite-effective washing, sprays, ointments and other preparations.