Q. My pet rats some how have mites and I was wondering if using small animal mite shampoo would clear them?

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A. I do not recommend mite shampoo to be used on rats. How do you know they have mites? have their skin been tested? if not do not assume it is mite just because they scratch a little.

The best treatment for mites is a spot on ivermectin (ex. Xeno) for small mammals, you might find it over the counter, if not you can get it at the vet.

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