A 20-year-old female asked:
if i have scabies, can my dog spread the mites throughout my house? i'm in treatment but don't want my dog to spread the mites.
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Leander Po answered
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes- have it checked: Scabies can be spread on objects such as articles of clothing or bedsheets- therefore, these mites can be potentially spread on the coat of your dog. Have your dog checked out by a veterinarian and if need be, have your dog treated.
Answered on Nov 2, 2019
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