Dog Mites: The Best Natural Remedies to Battle Mange in Dogs

Mange is one of the most common skin disease or infection that affects most dog and cats at least once in their lives. However, there are plenty of ways to get rid of this problem.

There are several types of mange but the most common ones are:

  • Demodectic
  • Sarcoptic
  • Cheyletiella.

*They are similar in symptoms but different in intensity.

Due to the great probabilities of cats and dog to get mange, the science has developed many mange shampoos, pesticides, poisons, vaccines, etc… in order to rid this annoying condition.

The majority of products that battle this issue contain a lot of chemicals that can damage and harm the health of your cat or dog. It is for that reason that natural options are better and if used correctly more efficient than factory product.

In this article, we are going to be mentioned the best option and natural remedies you can use to eliminate the mange from your pet’s skin.

Hydrogen Peroxide with Borax

By combining a little bit of water, 1% hydrogen peroxide and powder borax, you can create an effective remedy against the mange. Make sure that you mix well the mixture and that is all smooth.

You can use this mixture once a week for two weeks and see the result. Keep in mind that you have to apply the mixture all over the skin of your pet but not to wipe it dry.

*Be careful when applying it, if your dog or cat licks the mixture it might be harmful.

Soap and water

The alkaline properties of mild soaps are great to help the skin with mange; it kills the mites (parasites that cause mange) and helps to prevent the mange to spread all over the skin of your pet.

Dissolve a little bit of mild soap in warm water and then, apply it to your dog at least twice a week.

Aloe Vera or Calendula Tea

These teas are great to kill the mites that cause mange and they also help to soothe the itching sensation your dog or cat feels when they get mange.

This natural remedy also helps to heal faster and the great thing about it is that you can apply it every day and for several times.


Yogurt (with no sugar) is also an incredible antibacterial and, just like in humans, you can also use it on your dog or cat. The yogurt in the case of mange is useful to help with the crust problems these animals go through when they got mange.


Honey is almost good for everything and mange is one of those things. Apply honey on the skin of your dog or cat; it will help by killing the mites that cause mange as well as its eggs.

However, make sure you wash your pet at night; otherwise, the ants are going to bite it. This is a great remedy for puppies and kitten

*Consult your Vet before trying any of these home remedies.*

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