Is PetAction Plus the same as frontline?
Pet Action Plus is Generic Frontline Plus.
PetAction™ Plus has the exact same two active ingredients (Fipronil 9.8%, S-Methoprene 8.8%) as Frontline® Plus*, but sells for a fraction of the cost. PetAction™ Plus is fast-acting, long-lasting, waterproof, and easy to use.
Can dogs get sick from flea medicine?
When used as directed, such products are safe and effective. However, dogs and cats can easily become sick if too much or the wrong flea product is applied, or the product is ingested post-application. Ingestion occurs if the dog or cat licks the treated area.
How long does it take for PetArmor Plus to work?
How long will it take for PetArmor® Plus for Dogs to begin to work? The product starts killing fleas and ticks within 24 hours and may take as long as 48 hours.
Will out of date flea treatment work?
A medicine should not be used after its use by, best before or expiry date. The flea sprays are guaranteed to be safe and effective if used in accordance with their label instructions; this includes the use by date. After this time, the safety and effectiveness of the treatment may be reduced.
How long does it take for PetArmor to dry?
Treated pets should not be pet or handled until the application area is dry (typically about 24 hours). Please be mindful of children. Also, separate each treated pet from one another until the application area is dry.
Is there anything better than Frontline for dogs?
While both medications can help keep your dog safe from pests, the main difference between Frontline vs. Advantix are as follows: Advantix kills fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and chewing lice and also repels ticks, fleas, biting flies, and mosquitoes.
What is better than frontline for dogs?
Frontline and K9 Advantix are both effective flea treatments, and which one is better for your dog will likely depend on your specific needs. K9 Advantix is the more versatile of the two, whereas Frontline is more potent and will likely clear out existing infestations faster.
Which is better Advantage or Frontline Plus?
Frontline Plus is slightly less expensive than Advantage II and protects both against fleas (in their various stages) and ticks (whereas Advantage only treats fleas and is more costly).
Why is my dog shaking after flea treatment?
For toxicity, most flea collars only cause stomach upset such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea if ingested. However, collars containing Deltamethrin can also cause neurologic symptoms such as ataxia, hind limb weakness, tremors or hyperthermia.
How long does flea medicine stay in a dog’s system?
The most popular flea and tick medications for dogs and cats last for at least a month; some are even effective for eight to twelve weeks!
How long does flea treatment toxicity last?
How long does your cat’s flea medicine toxicity last? Toxicity from your cat’s exposure to permethrin-based spot-on flea and tick products for dogs may last up to three days.
Where do you apply PetArmor Plus for dogs?
First, carefully separate one tube from the others in the multipack. Point the tube’s tip up and away, then cut along the notches. Part your dog’s fur between her shoulder blades and invert the tube. Squeeze the tube firmly to apply all of the solution to your dog’s skin.
How long does PetArmor Plus for dogs last?
EFFECTIVE, WATERPROOF FLEA TREATMENT FOR DOGS: PetArmor Plus is a waterproof, flea & tick topical prevention for dogs that kills fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks, and chewing lice for up to 30 days after application.
What flea treatment lasts the longest?
Bravecto Spot-on for Dogs kills pre-existing and new infestations of paralysis ticks for 6 months and treats and controls brown dog ticks for 12 weeks. It also controls fleas on dogs within 8 hours of administration, and subsequently controls flea re-infestations for 6 months.
Can I reapply flea treatment early?
Is It Safe to Reapply a Flea Treatment Early? If you are finding fleas on your pet even after applying your pet’s topical flea treatment, you might consider reapplying it early. However, this solution is not always recommended and may lead to an overdose in some rare cases.
How often should I give my dog PetArmor?
How frequently do I give this to my dog? One dose is the recommended monthly treatment. If you need to retreat your dog, we recommend consulting with your veterinarian and have them perform a fecal test to rule out any other issues or parasites.
Does PetArmor get rid of fleas?
PetArmor® Plus for cats and for dogs kills flea larvae as well as fleas, flea eggs, ticks, and chewing lice for up to 30 days. It effectively breaks the flea life cycle.
What is the difference between Frontline and Frontline Plus?
Frontline Original will protect your dog against Adult fleas only, protect against flea allergy dermatitis, Ticks (including paralysis ticks and brown dog ticks) and biting lice. Frontline Plus however contains an extra ingredient: Methoprene that kills all stages of the flea lifecycle.
What is better Nexgard or Frontline?
The answer to this question is the inverse of the answer given for fleas, which is to say that both are equally effective at killing ticks, but in this case, Nexgard kills them quicker. Nexgard can eliminate the little bloodsuckers in just eight hours, whereas it takes 24-48 hours for Frontline to work.
Is Frontline Plus safe for dogs?
Yes, FRONTLINE Plus® / FRONTLINE® Spot On can be used on any breed of cat and dog, including collies and other herding-breed dogs which can sometimes show a sensitivity to some parasite treatments.
Can I buy frontline without a vet prescription?
Many of the most common topical flea medications such as Frontline Plus, Advantage II and K9 Advantix II do not require a prescription.
Are fleas becoming resistant to frontline?
Flea Resistance to Medications
Frontline products (Frontline Plus, Frontline Gold) and the K9 Advantix line are two of the better-known brands of topical flea preventatives that are reported to be losing effectiveness. These products have been in use long enough that fleas have adapted and become resistant to them.
What are the side effects of advantage for dogs?
The following side effects have been reported with the use of Advantage Multi® Topical Solution: temporary hairloss and slight inflammation or scabs at or near the application site, vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite, lethargy, and itchiness. Ensure that the dog does not ingest the product.
Is Frontline still good?
In the end, it is safe to say that Frontline Plus is still one of the best and most affordable fleas and ticks preventative treatments available in the market. It provides enhanced protection from pesky parasites and keeps your pet safe.