What is the active ingredient in advocate?

Is advocate the best flea treatment?

Advocate is your best choice if you want all-in-one protection against fleas, heartworm and most common intestinal worms. In cats and dogs, Advocate protects against: Fleas.

Does advocate kill flea eggs?

Advocate kills fleas, flea larvae, roundworms and hookworms and also treats ear mite infections and prevents heartworm in cats and dogs.

What happens if a dog licks advocate?

These signs disappear without further treatment. If a cat or dog licks the application area, it might salivate for a short period and might show signs such as a lack of muscular co- ordination, shaking, abnormal breathing and/or vomiting.

Is advocate better than frontline?

No product will stop fleas landing on or biting your cat, but Advocate (according to the nurse at my vets) has a shorter kill-time – so fleas will die within a couple of hours of landing on your cat. The kill-time for Frontline is much longer so you are more likely to see fleas even f you’ve used Frontline.

Are advantage and advocate the same?

Advocate does not treat ticks or tapeworm (Advantage does not treat ticks). Advantage is not the same as Advocate without the womer either. Advantage + Drontal is reasonable alternative to Advocate but will not treat ear mites, sarcoptic mange, heartworm, some lungworm and a couple of other less common parasites.

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How long does it take for Advocate to kill worms?

The moxidectin component which is effective internally against heartworms, lungworms and worms is rapidly absorbed (<24 hours).

How long after applying advocate Can I touch my dog?

Advocate remains effective following shampooing with a soap-free shampoo, swimming or exposure to rain. Bathing your pet is not required prior to applying Advocate however your pet should not be allowed to swim or be shampooed within 48 hours after treatment. Avoid applying Advocate while the animal is wet.

How long does advocate take to work?

How long does it take for Advocate to work on fleas and worms? 98-100 per cent of existing fleas on your dog are killed within 12 hours of the first application. After this, and with monthly use, fleas are affected within 3-5 minutes and killed within 1 hour.

How often should I use advocate on my dog?

ADVOCATE (Works against fleas, mites, roundworms, hookworms, lungworm and prevents heartworm. Should be given every 4 weeks.

Can you overdose a dog on advocate?

While they’re typically safe if administered according to instructions, if your pet overdoses on medication or has an adverse reaction, they can suffer difficult breathing, seizures, and potentially life-threatening consequences.