May 12, 2017 - Frontline Plus for Dogs is topical treatment that kills not only fleas, flea eggs and larvae, but also ticks and chewing lice
To kill and prevent both fleas and ticks for up to a month, you’ll want to use a spot-on medicine. uses fipronil to kill fleas, ticks, and lice, plus (s)-methoprene to keep fleas from growing and reproducing. Like all spot-on treatments, the medicine is applied to a small area on the back of your dog’s neck, so they can’t lick it off. Since it’s easy to accidently come into contact with the medication, it’s best to monitor your pet and limit their contact with people and other animals for 24 hours.
Flea and Tick Shampoo Since flea and tick treatment is already mixed in with many pet shampoos, many dog owners use flea and tick shampoo in addition to a medication by default. While anti-flea and tick shampoo is great for eliminating fleas and ticks already living on your pet's scalp, it is probably the least effective method for preventing fleas and ticks if your dog or cat spends lots of time outdoors. The repellant smell tends to decrease over time rather quickly, so new fleas and ticks will colonize unless a supplemental treatment is also used, such as a flea collar or topical medication.
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Oral preventatives are also more convenient for many people. Unlike topical flea preventatives, oral treatments are easy to administer and won't create a sticky mess. The oral medications are available in either a beef-flavored tablet or soft chew. Many pets will eat these medications like treats, making it easy to give them their monthly dose of flea prevention. If you choose , your dog will be protected against fleas and ticks for up to 12 weeks! Topical Treatments (applied to your dog’s skin with the product’s built-in applicator) are commonly applied monthly and are popular because they are effective at killing fleas and ticks and can also be purchased in formulas that repel mosquitos and control flea development. Frontline Plus for Dogs is topical treatment that kills not only fleas, flea eggs and larvae, but also ticks and chewing lice. Most reviews say that the product is highly effective, but some say it didn't help at all. Generic versions are also available; experts say that some work just as well as Frontline Plus, but others do not -- and be wary of counterfeit products, which might be the source of some complaints over effectiveness. Parastar is a one spot, topical flea, tick, mite and chewing lice treatment developed for dogs. The waterproof, topical solution kills adult fleas before they lay eggs, disease-spreading ticks, and chewing lice, and prevents pest infestations. It also controls mites that may cause sarcoptic mange. The easy to use applicator is applied to a single spot and provides flea and tick protection for one full month. Gentle enough for use on puppies eight weeks of age or older.