Hi Dr. Dan,
My question is regarding neem oil for dogs with mange.
My dog has not been diagnosed officially by the vet but we have and appointment tomorrow and I have heard neem oil is a good remedy that is not as toxic as some of the other treatments commonly given for this. She is 6 years old with intense itching around the mouth, feet and legs. She has been diagnosed with allergies in the past but she was exposed to another dog with the derm mange and her symptoms seem more severe this time. What is you opinion of neem oil and it’s use and do you have any other suggestions in this situation. Thank you so much for your time in this matter and Dixie Lee thanks you too!
Neem is a wonderful ingredient. But demodectic mange is not contagious nor is it itchy. (This is an immune system issue) Sarcoptic is both itchy and contagious.
Please see the article on allergies in the Library and magazine. Even though written for horses it applies to dogs as well.
I suggest an all natural food. The brand I like is called innova. I would also suggest our aller Check supplement and our Omega coat check oil supplement (per versions) to put onto the food. Our bug check for pets could only help regardless of cause. Our Shoo flea now actually has some neem in it too. The marigold pocket healer would be excellent for any open sores.
Thanks for asking!!
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