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Enroll Your Cat in a Clinical Study for the Treatment of Ear Mites

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What is the Purpose of this Study?

Ear mites in cats is highly common and contagious. If left untreated for too long, ear mites can even cause swelling of the ear canal, and hearing damage or deafness. We are currently studying a potentially new treatment for ear mites, so that cats can experience relief from these pesky parasites.

This study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of this newly proposed treatment in cats who are currently infected by ear mites.

What is a Clinical Study?

When Do I Have to Go to the Clinic?

There will be 3 clinic visits over the 30 day study duration.

What Will Happen in the Study?

There will be:

  • Physical examinations
  • Labwork
  • Heartworm Testing for any dogs in household
  • Study provided medication for all cats/dogs in household, to be dosed by owner at home

Is My Pet Eligible to Enroll?

*Requirements for Eligibility to Participate Include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cat is > 10 weeks and weighs > 2.8 lbs
  • Cat must currently have ear mites
  • Cat cannot be pregnant, lactating or intended for breeding
  • Cat cannot have been treated within 90 days*

*please talk to the study veterinarian for more information. To find out if your cat qualifies, your cat will need an initial appointment to determine nature of infection.


What Do I Have to Do?

You are responsible for:

  • Bringing your cat(s) in for the required visits
  • Administering at-home treatments
  • Being available for any calls scheduled as part of the study
  • Documenting any unusual observations regarding your cat during the study on provided forms

Benefits of Enrolling Your Cat

When you enroll your cat in a clinical study, you are helping the world take steps toward a healthier globe. Your cat will receive:
Access to a potentially new ear mite treatment
The opportunity to be part of medical innovations for veterinary science
Free cutting edge care with eligibility for compensation

Compensation

The study covers all related costs, including:

  • Physical exams
  • Labwork
  • Study medication

You will also be eligible for additional compensation for your time and participation in the study.

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