What is the difference between Frontline and Frontline Combo?

What is the difference between Frontline and Frontline Combo? About FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE® is indicated for the treatment and prevention of fleas, ticks and chewing lice in dogs and cats, and aids in the control of sarcoptic mange in dogs. FRONTLINE PLUS® / FRONTLINE COMBO® is indicated for the treatment and prevention of fleas, ticks and chewing lice in dogs and cats.

How often should you use Frontline Combo on dogs? How often should I use FRONTLINE PLUS? Treat all your dogs and cats every month for optimal flea control. When applied correctly, FRONTLINE PLUS remains active against fleas for at least one month.

What is Frontline Combo for dogs? Frontline Combo Dog – Anti-flea and anti-tick pipettes

Frontline Combo for dogs is a triple acting parasitic treatment that works on fleas, ticks and biting lice. Frontline Combo combines the effectiveness of Frontline Spot-On with s-methoprene, which prevents eggs and larvae from hatching.

Is Frontline Combo Effective? Frontline Combo spot-on for cats was therefore 100% effective in preventing infection with D. caninum. In dogs, 7 out of the 8 control group dogs (87.5%) produced proglottids following infestation of infected fleas, whereas 0 out of 8 dogs (0%) in the treated group were infected.

What is the difference between Frontline and Frontline Combo? – Additional Questions

What is better than Frontline Plus?

Advantix are as follows: Advantix kills fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and chewing lice and also repels ticks, fleas, biting flies, and mosquitoes. If you live in an area with lots of mosquitoes or flies, this may be the best choice.

How long does it take Frontline Plus to start working?

Frontline starts working once the product has spread over the whole body surface, which can take up to 24 hours after application. Thereafter, fleas are killed within 24 hours and ticks killed within 48 hours.

How do you use Frontline Combo?

Mode of application:

Part your pet’s fur between the shoulder blades, where they cannot lick it, then place the pipette tip on the skin. 3. For dogs: squeeze the whole pipette content between the shoulder blades. For cats: squeeze the whole pipette content between the shoulder blades, at the base of the skull.

Does Frontline Combo treat worms?

Frontline Combo is a long established spot-on product that covers fleas for two months and ticks for one month. Advocate covers fleas, ticks, lice, demodectic and sarcoptic mange, ear mites, heart worm, lungworm and roundworm fantastic spectrum of cover no tapeworm cover however.

What is frontline combo for cats?

Frontline Combo for cats is a spot-on, clear, amber solution for the treatment and prevention of flea and tick infestations and for the control of biting lice. It is supplied in packets of 3 or 6 single use pipettes. Each pipette contains Fipronil and (S)-methoprene.

How do you apply frontline combo to cats?

Part the coat between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the pipette on the skin and squeeze several times to empty its contents directly onto the skin only at one spot. The product will spread naturally from the application site to cover the entire surface of the cat within 24 hours.

What if frontline gets on fur?

Don’t worry, it will eventually work its way down to the skin. For future applications, use the applicator tip to part the hair until you see skin then squeeze to apply the Frontline. You can reapply in 2-3 weeks but this would be considered “off label use”. Check with your vet before you do that.

Can my dog sleep with me after frontline?

Can I handle or stroke my pet after applying FRONTLINE Plus® / FRONTLINE Tri-Act® / FRONTLINE® Spot On? You can handle, stroke and cuddle your pet as usual as soon as the application site is dry. In the meantime treated animals should not be handled and children should not be allowed to play or sleep with them.

Does flea treatment still work if on fur?

If you have a pet with thick fur, this can present a challenge. However, the medication won’t work correctly if only the hair follicles are involved – it must be applied to the skin.

Why does my dog still have fleas after using frontline?

A. 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.

How do you tell if fleas are dying?

If you do see fleas and they are moving slow enough to catch – success – they are busy dying!

How do I know the fleas are gone?

You are looking for and fleas that fall or jump off. Once you see one, it is safe to assume there are more. Apply petroleum jelly to the flea comb and brush your dog a second time. If your dog has fleas, they will get stuck to the jelly and you will be able to see them.

How can you tell if your house has fleas?

Signs of a flea infestation include seeing: fleas hopping on your drapery, carpet, or furniture. multiple dot-like insects in your pet’s fur. your pets scratch, lick, or bite their fur excessively.

How do you check your house for fleas?

Can my dog sleep in my bed with fleas?

Although fleas tend to prefer dogs, they can hop around and bite you sometimes too. So yes, if your dog has fleas and sleeps in your bed, this could lead to a flea problem that sneaks up on you in your sleep, leaving you with lots of itchy bites in the morning.

What kills fleas on dogs instantly?

Commercial Products from Your Veterinarian

The most common product used to kill fleas on dogs instantly is Nitenpyram, more commonly known as Capstar. This single-use tablet is administered orally and kills fleas within 30 minutes.

Will fleas go away on their own?

You might be asking yourself will fleas eventually go away? While some could last 2 – 3 weeks, they could also live for up to 12 months on the host it finds, so it is unlikely they will go away on their own. Fleas can also reproduce very quickly by laying eggs in carpet, bedding, or garden prolonging the infestation.