Benzoyl peroxide shampoo for dogs is good to get rid demodectic mites. What is that actually? Mites are parasites that live in the dog’s pores and follicles. They are unseen easily since they hide very well under the follicles and pores of the dog. It cannot be killed easily as well, so a perfect shampoo is needed. Dog shampoo that contains benzoyl peroxide is known to be able opening the follicles and pores and kill the mites.
The recommended amount of benzoyl peroxide is about 2 ½ to 3 percent only. There are many brands that offer the ability to get rid of the mites. You better check the ingredients first before making any purchase. In order to bathe the dog, there are things to know besides having benzoyl peroxide shampoo for dogs. In the first place, it is good to have a shower-head that is hand-held. Investing on this one will be a big help to bathe the dog. It is necessary to have a good sprayer. Get a deep rinse is the main purpose when bathing the dog. The next is to get warm water for your pet. Warm water can make the dog relaxed. The skin will be opened easily as well.
Half an hour is the great time to give treatment and shampoo the pet. In addition during the bathing, try to use calming oil blends and music to create a joyful process. Regarding benzoyl peroxide shampoo, it contains anti-bacterial properties. The most important is that it can ‘flush’ the dog’s hair follicles. One of well-known brands is Pet MD benzoyl peroxide medicated shampoo. This shampoo is powerful degreasing and cleansing for the dog that is suffering from itching and scaling. If there is any infection, this one is also suitable. The product can be applied to the cats as well.
Davis benzoyl peroxide medicated dog &cat shampoo is another good product. The amount if benzoyl peroxide in the product is 2.5 % in which it is the recommended amount in the shampoo. Kittens and puppies are allowed to use it too. When bathing the pet, avoid the eyes area, so be careful with it. For the pet owner, using rubber gloves is highly suggested. This shampoo is even good since it contains natural moisturizer. During the use of those two products, discontinue the use and go to a vet to have a consultation. A vet will know what the best benzoyl peroxide shampoo for dogs.