Fleas & Ticks

How to Combat Fleas & Ticks

How to Combat Fleas & Ticks

Protect your pet from pests by choosing products that are safe and effective.

Oral Doses

Convenient and tasty a chewable provides effective prevention and treatment without messy application and having to isolate pets afterwards. These three are available in veterinary offices.
Dogs Cats Fleas Ticks Duration Application
Bravecto®(fluralaner) Up to 12 Weeks Chewable
NexGard®(afoxolaner) Once-a-month Chewable
Simparica® Once-a-month Chewable

Topical Applications

Administer by parting pet's fur to reach the underlying skin.

Dogs Cats Fleas Ticks Duration Application
Activyl®(indoxacarb) Once-a-month Topical
Activyl (indoxacarb/permethrin) Tick Plus® for Dogs Once-a-month Topical
Advantage II® (imidacloprid/pyriproxyfen) Once-a-month Topical
Frontline Plus® (fipronil/(s)-methoprene Once-a-month Topical
K9 Advantix II (imidacloprid/permethrin)® Once-a-month Topical
Vectra® (Dinotefuran/pyripoxyfen) Once-a-month Topical
Vectra® 3D (Dinotefuran/pyripoxyfen/permethrin) Once-a-month Topical

Medicated Collars

For optimal effectiveness, tighten band until two fingers fit snugly underneath.

Dogs Cats Fleas Ticks Duration Application
Scalibor Protector Band® (deltamethrin) 6 months Collar
Seresto® (imidacloprid/flumethrin) 8 months Collar

Other Solutions

Note that these have varying degrees of effectiveness.

Dogs Cats Fleas Ticks Duration Application
Capstar 1 day Tablet
Flea Collar Varies Collar
Flea Comb Varies Comb
Flea Dip Varies Topical
Flea & Tick Powder Varies Topical
Flea Shampoo Varies Topical

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