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Ear mites- The ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) is a surface mite that lives on cats, dogs, rabbits and ferrets. The entire earmite life cycle takes place on animals. Pets become infested by direct or indirect contact with other infested animals.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Earmites:
A veterinarian must do an exam of the pets ears with an otoscope or by microscopic examination of discharge from the ear. If the ears are very sore, your pet may need to be sedated to allow the ears to be properly examined and treated.
Clean and treat the ears of all affected and susceptible pets with medication provided by your veterinarian.
Also, clean the indoor enviornment because the mite is capable of limited survival off pets. We recommend washing all of your pets bedding with warm water and a bleach dilution.
Signs of earmites: