My 16 year old corgi diagnosed with generalised demodex mange, he was given Vit C…

My 16 year old corgi diagnosed with generalised demodex mange, he was given Vit C and B injectibles treatment twice (7-10 days each), but each time, he comes off it, his condition deteriorates badly. 2 weeks ago he was warded in emergency for total immune system collapse with golden staph infection. The Vit C and B injections worked again, as he needs to have a catheter inserted into his vein for administration, this is not a long term solution. I am now feeding supplements: probiotics, vit C & B, immune support and skin supplements.

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Christina Chambreau
5 years ago

Your veterinarian is doing a good job to use vitamin C and B since the cause of demodex is a stressed or weakened immune system and vit C can often boost the immune system. Even with older dogs (and congratulations to have a 16 year old Corgi), I have found that Ivermectin does not need to be given for life if we can find the best holistic approach for that individual’s immune system.  A few things you can try on your own: 1. Transfer factor or colostrum.  A recent article in the IVC Journal said it: “… contains a variety factors… Read more »