Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Therapeutic Management of Chronic Generalized Demodicosis in a Pug
Neeraj Arora2*, Sukhdeep Vohra1, Satyavir Singh1, Sandeep Potliya2, Anshul Lather3, Akhil Gupta3, Devan Arora4, Davinder Singh4
1 Veterinary Parasitology; 2Veterinary Surgery and Radiology; 3Veterinary Microbiology; 4Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology, College of Veterinary Sciences, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar – 125004, Haryana.
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A two year old female pug was presented to Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, LLRUVAS, Hisar with the history of itching, alopecia, crust formation, haemorrhage and thickening of the skin on face, neck, trunk and abdomen since last two months. The condition was laboratory diagnosed as chronic demodicosis and treated with amitraz and ivermectin along with supportive therapy. The female pug responded well to the treatment and recovered completely on 28th day after the start of the treatment.
Key Words: Amitraz, Demodicosis, Ivermectin, Pug