Sarcoptic mange is a contagious skin disease that is caused by the Sarcoptes scabies mite.
Mites are not insect,s but kind of parasites with eight legs. They are microscopic and cannot be seen by the naked eye.
The Scabies mites that cause the infection in humans are from the same family. The mites that cause the infection in humans is called ‘Human Scabies’ and the one in dogs is called ‘Mange.’1. About Adult Sarcoptes Scabiei Mites
The mites can survive for three to four weeks inside the skin of the host. The females keep burrowing... more