Here is a list of some of the products available, what they are effective against, and how often you should administer them: ADVOCATE (Works against fleas, mites, roundworms, hookworms, lungworm and prevents heartworm. Should be given every 4 weeks. Spot-on (back of the neck))
How often can you use advocate?
How often should I apply Advocate? Apply Advocate once a month to provide a constant level of protection against heartworm and intestinal worms, as well as fleas. How should I apply Advocate? Advocate is for external use only and should be applied directly to your dog’s skin.
Do I need to use advocate every month?
Heartworm: Advocate should be given monthly throughout the mosquito season as heartworm is transmitted by mosquitoes. Advocate should be started at least a month before the season starts. Roundworms: In both cats and dogs, Advocate should be applied monthly to treat and prevent intestinal roundworms.
How often should flea treatment be given?
You should de-flea and worm your pet once a month. Not only will this prevent them from experiencing the side effects of either condition, but it’ll allow your pet to be completely protected and free from suffering.
How often should I worm and flea my dog?
Puppies should be wormed every 2 weeks until they are 12 weeks old. After 12 weeks, your puppy can benefit from receiving regular flea and worm treatment from Protect My Pet through your letterbox.
Can you give advocate twice in a month?
Advocate should be applied once a month to provide a constant level of protection against fleas, heartworm and worms.
How often should you worm a dog?
How often should I treat my dog for worms? At least every three months. Depending on your pet’s lifestyle, more regular worming may need to be undertaken and it is recommended this be discussed with your vet if you are concerned.
How long should you leave between worming and flea treatment?
Whilst our motto is “When it arrives in the post, it’s time to dose” we recommend a 48-hour gap between the application of topical flea and worm treatment. It does not matter which order the products are applied. The 48 hours simply allows each product to dry sufficiently.
Can I give profender and advocate together?
I agree with what MOS has said. Advocate also protects against earmites and heartworm which Advantage and Profender don’t claim to do. My friend uses advocate at her sanctuary and swears by it, but she also uses Profender for tapeworms. You can get advocate and profender online but only with a vets prescription.
How often do you worm a puppy?
Puppies. Your puppy will need a special worming treatment suited to your puppy’s age and weight. They should have their first treatment at three weeks old and after that, they should be wormed every two weeks until they are 16 weeks old.
Do dogs need monthly flea treatment?
Once your puppy is old enough, it’s important to start using a monthly flea and tick preventive medication to help ensure that your dog won’t be affected by fleas or ticks in the future. Many of the treatments available and are effective for preventing both fleas and ticks.
How often can you flea treat a cat?
Give you cat his flea treatment on a regular day each month to ensure cover is continuous. If, fo some reason, your cat is going into a cattery, give him his flea treatment before he goes. If you are taking him to stay somewhere else, again, give him his flea treatment beforehand.
How soon can I reapply flea treatment?
There is no single answer for this frequently asked question. The known safe answer is to wait the period of time the product is supposed to work, typically 30 days, before reapplying. An alternative is to bathe the pet in a detergent shampoo (meant to strip off skin oils) and reapply after 24 hours.
What months do dogs need flea and tick medicine?
December through February are arguably the lowest risk months for parasites, so many pet-parents will forgo coverage in those months, and start flea and tick prevention again in March or April when the weather begins to warm.
Why does my dog keep getting fleas even after treatment?
Fleas go through a life cycle of egg, larvae, pupae, and adult. Most flea treatments just kill adult fleas, but fleas can continue to emerge for months after you think an infestation has ended. When a newly emerged female flea finds a host, she can lay eggs within one day.
What kills fleas on dogs instantly?
The most common product used to kill fleas on dogs instantly is Nitenpyram, more commonly known as Capstar. This single-use tablet is administered orally and kills fleas within 30 minutes. It is recommended that you contain your pet in a small area when using Capstar.