03-18-2017, 04:03 PM
(03-18-2017, 03:49 PM)only-borders Wrote: The dogs bedding and things need to be washed. The mites will stay in the carpet also. Mites will go from pet to pet.
This is a snipet I took from an article on skin mites.
When a dog displays cheyletiellosis, all animals in the household must be treated, as the mite can live for up to ten days away from a host. It is also important to thoroughly clean bedding, kennels, and rugs, so that the mite does not re-infect your dog, or infect other pets. Pets must then be bathed six to eight times a week to remove skin scales. In addition to insecticide and lime-sulfur rinses, your veterinarian may also prescribe oral medications. If the dog has a long coat, it must be clipped to a short length.
Living and Management
If you have been in contact with an infected animal, or your pet is infested with the Cheyletiella mite, you may develop a reaction, such as itching, small red bumps, or minor lesions, but the condition will clear on its own through the normal course of bathing yourself. It is best if you disinfecting your dog and its living environment, as well as disinfect and/or discard its combs, brushes, and other grooming equipment.
I second the option of finding another vet if possible.
The guy in the pet shop recommended a spray for the carpets and furnishings so we have been spraying everywhere soon as I have the meds from the vet on Monday cos I had to pay in advance for the treatment I'll be registering elsewhere basically neglected a 10 week old puppy and left him suffering if I did that I would probably be in jail tonight