General information on Nasal Mites
Nasal mites infest the nasal passage and sometimes travel to the outer edges of the nostril. Theses Mites are transmitted by nose-to-nose contact with other infected dogs. It is seen more often in larger breed dogs.
Symptoms of Nasal Mites
Symptoms of Nasal Mites may include sneezing, head shaking, coughing and sometimes nose bleeds.
Treatments for Nasal Mites
Treatment may involve your veterinarian taking a swab from the nostril or using an endoscope to view the mites. Your vet may prescribe off-label oral ivermectin or milbemycin. Best prevention is to keep your dog away from stray or infected dogs.
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