How often should I use Advantage? It is recommended that Advantage is applied every 4 weeks for the prevention and treatment of flea infestations in dogs and for the treatment of biting lice.
Can I reapply Advantage flea treatment early?
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.
How often can you apply Advantage for Dogs?
Flea Treatment: For the treatment of flea infestations, Advantage Multi for Dogs should be administered at one-month intervals. If the dog is already infested with fleas when the first dose of Advantage Multi for Dogs is administered, adult fleas on the dog will be killed.
How soon can I reapply flea treatment?
However, in cases of severe flea infestation, retreatment may be necessary earlier than 4 weeks. Do not retreat more often than once every 14 days for kittens or once every 7 days for small and large cats.
Why do I still see fleas after treatment?
The active ingredient in FRONTLINE (fipronil) kills fleas by affecting their nervous system, making them hyperactive before dying. These dying fleas often rise to the top of your pet’s haircoat, so the presence of visible fleas after treating your pet, is a sign that the product is working.
Can you overdose a dog on flea treatment?
Common signs of toxicity from flea products containing organophosphates are diarrhea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, small pupils, muscle tremor, weakness or falling over, and drooling. Organophosphate toxicity can be rapidly fatal, depending on the ingredients and dose the pet is exposed to.
How quickly does Advantage work?
A single application lasts for up to four weeks. Once applied, Advantage®II gets to work quickly. It starts killing fleas within 2 hours3, and within 24 hours all fleas on your dog will be killed.
Can you flea your dog twice in a month?
While you can reapply flea treatment early in some cases, you should talk to your veterinarian to find the best and most effective flea treatment for your pet.
Is Advantage 2 safe for dogs?
This fragrance-free topical is waterproof after 24 hours and is for use on dogs and puppies 7 weeks of age and older, weighing 3 lbs. or more. Side effects, although very rare, may include signs of skin irritation such as redness, scratching or other signs of discomfort.