How often does FRONTLINE PLUS need to be applied?
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. If you are in a paralysis tick area, apply FRONTLINE PLUS FOR DOGS every 2 weeks to provide paralysis tick control for your dog.
Can you apply Frontline every 3 weeks?
FRONTLINE SPRAY should be applied every 3 weeks for control of paralysis ticks on cats and dogs, or every month for the control of brown dog ticks.
How often can you reapply FRONTLINE PLUS?
Frequently Asked Questions 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.
Can you apply frontline twice?
Is It Safe to Reapply a Flea Treatment Early? If you are finding fleas on your pet even after applying your pet’s topical flea treatment, you might consider reapplying it early. However, this solution is not always recommended and may lead to an overdose in some rare cases.
What happens if you apply Frontline too soon?
What is this? Even if you apply Frontline as directed, you may still see fleas in your pet’s fur or on your pet’s skin after treatment. If you see them surface directly after application, this could simply be because fleas travel to the coat’s surface as they die.
Can you reapply frontline after 3 weeks?
If a client is currently using a different topical such as Revolution or Advantage, it is safe to change to Frontline Plus after 3-4 weeks from the date of last application of the other product.
Can I reapply flea treatment after 2 weeks?
Yes, if after two weeks the flea preventive you applied isn’t working, you can reapply flea treatment early, or switch to another brand. I recommend using Advantix or a chewable prescription product from your vet, like Bravecto, Nexgard, Simparica, or Credelio. This recommendation is unrelated to Petco or PetCoach.
Can you put too much frontline on a dog?
When used as directed, such products are safe and effective. However, dogs and cats can easily become sick if too much or the wrong flea product is applied, or the product is ingested post-application. Ingestion occurs if the dog or cat licks the treated area.
Can I use Frontline twice in one month?
If a pet still has fleas, many veterinarians will use the product more frequently than once monthly, sometimes as often as once every 2-3 weeks. However, this process is often considered to be “off label use,” and I would not use the product this way unless first speaking with your pet’s veterinarian.
What happens if you use Frontline more than once a month?
Can you use Frontline twice in a month?
Can I reapply FRONTLINE PLUS early?
Yes, if after two weeks the flea preventive you applied isn’t working, you can reapply flea treatment early, or switch to another brand.
Why does my dog roll around after flea treatment?
Sometimes dogs will roll around right after you applied flea prevention to try to remove the product off their fur. Try to prevent this by walking her or providing another distraction. If she continues to do it, she could be itchy and I recommend to have her examined if that is the case.
How long can you not touch your dog after frontline?
However, fleas are killed after contact with your treated pet: within 24 hours for FRONTLINE Plus® and FRONTLINE® Spot On and within 6 hours for FRONTLINE Tri-Act®.
How does Frontline ® Plus work?
FRONTLINE® PLUS effectively targets all stages of fleas. Fipronil collects in the oils of the skin and hair follicles, and continues to be released from hair follicles onto the skin and coat, resulting in long-lasting activity against fleas, ticks and chewing lice.
Is Frontline Plus for dogs the same as for cats?
Although Frontline Plus for both dogs and cats contain the same active ingredients, there are differences in the dosage of active ingredients and inactive ingredients, so the dog products should never be shared with cats.
Does Frontline Plus kill ticks?
Frontline Plus does kill ticks, though it takes some time to do so, which gives the little arachnids time to transmit disease in some cases. Check out our article on the best tick treatments for dogs to see some other options.
Which is better Frontline Plus or frontline gold?
Frontline Plus has been considered a safe and reliable flea/tick product for many years. However, with the addition of a second insect growth regulator, Frontline GOLD does have a superior kill time against fleas compared to Frontline Plus.