Demodectic mange (also known as red mange, follicular mange, or puppy mange) is a skin disease that Friends For Life sees most often in young dogs.
Mikey was one dog that came to us with a bad case of mange. After recovering in a medical foster home, though, he found an incredible forever home where he had a dog brother, 2 acres to run on, and blankets at the ready to be tucked into whenever he got chilly.
The Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff put together this helpful overview article on the medical aspects of demodectic mange, describing what it is, and how it’s transmitted, diagnosed, and treated in dogs.Demodectic_Mange