Using a dog flea & tick treatment is one of the core responsibilities of owning a canine. Find products from trusted brands such as NexGard, Bravecto, Simparica, Advantage, Advantix, Capstar and more. Dog flea control comes in multiple forms such as tablets, topical spot-on, shampoos, sprays or powder. In our experience, using a chewable tablet is the most effective way of treating your dog for fleas and ticks. Dog tick treatments will prevent paralysis ticks and brown dog ticks from harming your pet. The flea & tick products found here can be used on both adult dogs and puppies.
Dog Flea & Tick Treatment FAQ's
What products treat dogs for fleas?
Products that treat dog for fleas are Advocate, Advantage, Advantix, Comfortis Plus, Frontline Plus, Revolution, NexGard, Bravecto, Sentinel Spectrum (does not kill adult fleas), Capstar, Seresto, Simparica, Simparica Trio, NexGard Spectra.
What products treat dogs for ticks?
Products that treat dogs for ticks are Advantix, Frontline Plus, NexGard, NexGard Spectra, Bravecto, Simparica, Simparica Trio, NexGard Spectra, Seresto, Preventic and Kiltix.
What products treat dogs for fleas & heartworm?
Products that treat dogs for flea & heatrworm are Advocate, Comfortis Plus, Revolution, NexGard Spectra, Simparica Trio and Sentinel Spectrum (does not kill adult fleas).
What products treat dogs for flea & ticks?
Products that treat dogs for flea & ticks are Advantix, Frontline Plus, NexGard, NexGard Spectra, Bravecto, Simparica, Simparica Trio, NexGard Spectra, and Seresto.
What products treat dogs for flea, ticks & heartworm?
The products that treat your dog for flea, tick, heartworms and intestinal worms are NexGard Spectra and Simparica Trio.
Can different flea & tick treatments be used together?
Yes, treatments can be used together as long as they do not contain the same ingredient. For example, you can use Bravecto and Drontal on the same day.
What flea & trick treatments can be used on puppies?
All the top brands of flea & tick treatments can be used on puppies. Please check the instructions on or inside the box, as some product can be used on puppies from 2 weeks, while others cannot be used until 14 weeks of age.
Popular flea treatment brands: Advantage, Advocate, Advantix, Bravecto, Bravecto Spot-On, Capstar, Comfortis Plus, Frontline Plus, NexGard, NexGard Spectra, Revolution, Sentinel Spectrum, Seresto, Simparica, Simparica TRIO
Dog Fleas FAQ's
What are fleas?
Fleas are small, wingless insects that feed on the blood of mammals and birds. They are commonly found on dogs and cats, but can also infest other animals and even humans.
How do fleas affect dogs?
When a flea bites a dog, it can cause itching, skin irritation, and in some cases, allergic reactions. Fleas can also transmit diseases, such as tapeworms, to dogs.
How do dogs get fleas?
Dogs can get fleas from a variety of sources, including contact with other animals that have fleas, exposure to fleas in the environment (such as in grassy or bush areas), and even from human clothing or bedding that has been in contact with fleas.
How can I tell if my dog has fleas?
Some signs that your dog may have fleas include excessive scratching or biting at the skin, red or irritated skin, flea dirt (small black specks that look like dirt but are actually flea faeces), and visible fleas on the dog's coat.
How can I prevent my dog from getting fleas?
The best way to prevent your dog from getting fleas is regular flea prevention treatments, treating all the animals in your household for fleas, and washing your dog's bedding regularly.
How often should I treat my dog for fleas?
You are best to treat your dog for fleas monthly. If you are using a flea treatment such as Bravecto, you can treat each 3 months. Not only do flea treatments prevent adult fleas on your pet, they also break the breeding cycle of fleas.
Can humans get fleas from dogs?
While it is possible for fleas to bite humans, they typically prefer to feed on animals.
Do fleas breed all year round?
Fleas can breed year-round in warm climates, but in colder climates, they tend to breed more during the warmer months.
How often do fleas lay eggs?
Fleas can lay eggs daily, with females capable of laying up to 50 eggs per day.
How long does it take for flea eggs to hatch?
Flea eggs typically hatch within 2-14 days, depending on temperature and humidity.
Do fleas prefer to breed on pets or in the environment?
Fleas can breed both on pets and in the environment, but they tend to lay their eggs in areas where pets rest or spend time, such as carpets, bedding, floorboards and furniture.
Dog Ticks FAQ's
What are ticks?
Ticks are a type of external parasite that feed on the blood of dogs and other mammals. They belong to the family Ixodidae and are known for their hard, shield-shaped bodies.
What do ticks look like?
Ticks vary in size depending on their stage of development, but they typically have a round or oval body with eight legs. Adult female dog ticks can be up to 1cm in length and have a brownish-red colour, while adult males are smaller and darker.
Are ticks dangerous to dogs?
Yes, ticks can be dangerous to both dogs and humans. They can transmit diseases and their bites can cause irritation, itching, and even allergic reactions.
How can I prevent my dog from getting ticks?
There are several ways to prevent your dog from getting ticks. One is to use a tick prevention treatment. Another is to keep your dog away from areas where ticks are commonly found, such as tall grasses or bush areas. You can also check your dog for ticks regularly and remove them promptly if you find any.
How do I remove a tick from my dog?
To remove a tick from your dog, use a tick removal tool. Slowly and steadily pull the tick straight out, taking care not to twist or squeeze it. After removing the tick, clean the area with rubbing alcohol or soap and water.
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