A 34 days-old Spitz puppy was presented with complaint of itching and alopecia. Microscopic examination of the skin scrapping revealed massive infestations of Demodex spp. Remission of clinical signs including absence of pruritus was recorded following treatment of the puppy with herbal ectoparasitic control lotion, oral antibiotic and immune modulator drug. The degree of mite infestation and its successful therapeutic management with topical application of herbal preparation is discussed in this case report.
Juvenile Demodicosis, Herbal Preparation, Puppy