Demodex in pugs

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Dog Health

Demodectic Mange in Pugs

by Lisa Porter on May 15 2023

Demodectic mange, also known as demodicosis, is a common skin condition in pugs. It is caused by a type of mite that lives naturally on the skin of many animals, including humans. While not all pugs carry the mites that cause this condition, those with compromised immune systems or other health issues may be more likely to develop it. Keep on reading to get some key information regarding demodectic mange in pugs so you can better understand this condition and how to manage it.

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