Treat a dog with scabies yourself

Luthi (1) - low resoAre there dogs suffering from scabies/mange (lutho) in your area and do you want to help them? 

It is not difficult!

The medicine, Ivermectin, is widely available and easy to administer. Positive results are usually seen within a short period of time.

What do you need?

Buy Ivermectin tablets in the bigger (human) pharmacies. They are available in 6, 8, 10 and 20 mg. Animal Nepal also provides them for free to volunteers.

How should I give the tablet?

Grind the tablet and mix it in some food, like sweet milk or meat soup. You can also put the whole tablet in a sausage.

How much should I give?

The dosage is 400 micro gram per kg, so give this much:

  • Puppy of 1 kg:  0.4 mg
  • Small dog of 10 kg: 4 mg
  • Medium dog of 20 kg: 8 mg
  • Large dog of 40 kg: 16 mg

How often should I give the medicine?

You need to give 4 doses with an interval of one week. The total treatment takes 1 month.

If any problem call Dr Krishna (9803543941) or Dr Sunil (9841709446). You can also call Animal Nepal regular number 9841334537