Can I use advocate and Advantix together?
I went to the vets last night to buy the advantix and they would not let me buy advocate as well – the vet (was talking to the receptionist at the same time) said that they CANNOT be used at the same time as they both contain the same active ingredient.
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.
Do vets recommend Advantix?
The two heavyweights in the topical flea and tick prevention category are Bayer’s K9 Advantix II and Merial’s Frontline Plus. They’re the most-recognized names in the business, and the ones most trusted by vets.
Will advocate kill a tick?
Does Advocate treat ticks on dogs? No, but Advocate can be used safely with the Seresto Collar for Dogs, which will provide 4 months of protection against ticks, including the deadly paralysis tick.
Can I use two different flea treatments?
Never use multiple flea medications on your pet, unless directed to do so by your veterinarian. Fleas can be a very frustrating problem, and some medications may not produce immediate effects.
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.
Can I use advocate every 2 weeks?
Advocate is applied topically to the skin on the back of the neck – usually once a month or every four weeks. It should be applied to an area where your pet cannot reach to lick it off, usually between the shoulder blades.
Does advocate have side effects?
What are the risks associated with Advocate? In both cats and dogs, the most common side effects are local reactions at the site of application, such as temporary itchiness, and on rare occasions, greasy fur and redness of the skin. Vomiting has also occurred rarely. These signs disappear without further treatment.
Do vets recommend K9 Advantix II?
K9 Advantix II is a fantastic product as it also repels biting flies and mosquitoes, not just fleas and ticks; this is particularly helpful for farm pups. The fact that it’s waterproof means you can let your pooch swim 48 hours after application and it will remain effective for the full 4 weeks.
Can Advantix make dogs sick?
Side effects may include signs of skin irritation such as redness, scratching, or other signs of discomfort. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects (such as lethargy or agitation) occur, consult your veterinarian or call 1-800-422-9874.
Is Advantix better than frontline?
The main differences between K9 Advantix vs Frontline are: K9 Advantix II is more effective in killing fleas, ticks, and lice, whereas Frontline Plus is safer to use. K9 Advantix is a topical flea treatment that further repels flea and tick infestations, whereas Frontline Plus does not.