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a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair

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Demodectic mange is caused by the Demodex mite that lives within the hair follicles.
Answer: There are two types of canine mange, demodectic mange, which is also known as demodex, psoroptic or red mange, and the less common Sarcoptic mange.
Flaky', as he was called by staff at RSPCA Bradford and District branch animal centre, was suffering from demodectic mange, a skin disease caused by mites and also had overgrown nails when he was handed into police in Leeds last May.
The RSPCA diagnosed demodectic mange - a skin disease caused by a mite on young dogs which causes all their hair to fall out - and started him on the road to recovery.
Sarcoptic (fox) or demodectic mange makes dogs very itchy.
The dog, called Keisha, had developed demodectic mange, a condition where a large number of mites burrowed under her skin.