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How Do Dogs Catch Mange?

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A dog gets mange out of a bite by a mite which causes severe irritation in dogs with symptoms of inflammation, itching and hair loss. The mite tunnels into the skin via the hair follicles and oil glands of the epidermal layer. The only way to prevent this is by proper hygiene and vaccinations.
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Dogs get mange from tiny termites that burrow into the skin. There they live off nutrients from the dog. They lay eggs and multiply on the skin at an extremely high rate causing dogs to itch. It may result into extreme scratching, hair loss, bald spots or a red infected area on the skin.
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