We haven’t had a foster with mange in quite awhile, we also haven’t had a case this bad since Darby. We do have enough experience with demodectic mange now to get it taken care of relatively quickly, and I wanted to share that process with you.
After giving the appropriate dosage of Bravecto(this is an off-label, but very effective use for fluralaner). We start daily medicated baths. I haven’t done Day 3 yet, but I will update this with that video shortly!
Our girl’s skin is healing well now, I feel like baths would be detrimental to the healing process so we have put a stop on those for now.
Being a dog
One of the unsung heroes of healing, is play. Keeping this little girl in a good place mentally is paramount in ensuring a quick healing turnaround.
On the surface, it might seem a little too new-agey. But, just like the human proverb “laughter is the best medicine”, keeping a pup happy, well-exercised, and engaged will act like a shot of adrenaline to the immune system.