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    Hilda was diagnosed with demodex at 5 months ,she out grew the patch but unfortunatly has developed a few more patches she is 12 months old now,there has been so much stress here so I know what has caused her mite population to take over,even tho she is raw fed her immune system has dipped ,here is what I have been doing to help her through this time.
    quercetin supplement ( natural antihistamine)
    primrose oil
    borage oil
    msm
    transfer factor
    I am also awaiting a delivery of nu stock which will help kill the mites ( all natural)
    i bath her weekly in dr bronners soap with tea tree,after 3 weeks of these supplements her itching is all but gone ,we are not out of the woods yet ,but remember keeping mites down to a normal population must start with the immune system ,dips and drugs only damage the immune system especially in a pup or young dog ,I hope this post helps anyone with an itchy dog and not just a demodex dog

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    Great info, I hope she gets better soon.

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    great natural remedies info... thanks, karen. would love to see pictures of Hilda
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    I love the all natural approach, always better that way. Hope she gets better soon.
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    My Wheezie has small patches but there was never any live mites.She's been scraped a few times and all looks good.

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