Is Advantage or Frontline better for dogs? FRONTLINE Plus and Advantage II are both effective in eliminating fleas in all life stages. Both products feature three-way prevention that lasts up to a month. But when it comes to severe infestations and broad-spectrum protection, FRONTLINE is a better choice between the two.
Is Advantage flea and tick safe for dogs? Imidacloprid, an active ingredient in Bayer’s Advantage , is a selective nervous stimulant in insects. Imidacloprid causes overstimulation of the flea’s nervous system, causing a spastic paralysis and then death. It is a safe and effective topical product for the control of fleas in cats and dogs.
What is the safest and most effective flea and tick treatment for dogs? Under many circumstances, newer dog flea collars are safe options for flea and tick control (unlike older collars, which were largely ineffective). The Seresto collar is a very popular option right now. It uses flumethrin and imidacloprid to kill fleas at multiple stages of development as well as ticks.
Which is better for dogs Advantage or Advantix? They are both effective against fleas, but that’s really where the similarities with effectiveness ends. K9 Advantix II has the added benefit of killing and repelling ticks and mosquitoes, whereas Advantage has no effect on these parasites at all.