Mites

Cheyletiellosis

 

Cheyletiellosis is a mild pruritic skin disease in dogs caused by Cheyletiella yasguri. Humans can be transiently infected.

 

Chiggers

 

Chiggers, also known as harvest mites, can cause itching, redness and crusting in dogs.

 

Ear Mites

 

Ear mites in dogs are microscopic members of the species Otodectes Cynotis. Symptoms include itching, inflammation, and black debris in the ear.

 

Mange

 

Mange in dogs include demodectic mange and sarcoptic mange. Demodectic mange is caused by Demodex canis. Signs include hair loss, redness, and scaling, and is contagious to humans!. Sarcoptic mange is caused by Sarcoptes scabiei canis. Signs include intense itching and scaling, and is contagious to humans.

 

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