I'm not trying to be lazy. It's just that it's hard to clean out and uses a lot of water and it would have to be done daily.
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I am a veterinarian. You do not need to drain your pool. I am assuming your dogs have sarcoptes (scabies) and not demodex. (Demodex does not affect people while sarcopted does.) See www.veterinarypartner.com for accurate info in treating the environment. Good luck!
By Linda L. 08/15/2009
I wouldn't risk the kids health. Drain and clean the pool thoroughly. If you refill for the kids to use put it where the dogs can't get in, or keep it covered when not in use.
By Candy Killion 08/14/2009
I'd drain the pool and forget about it until the dogs are cleared up. Dependent upon which type of mange it is--your kids can get it, too.
Also, the algae/bleach combo isn't good for the kids, either.
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