Can you use Advantage II for dogs on cats?
Can I apply Advantage® II for dogs on my cats? No, do not use Advantage® II for dogs on cats. Please follow label directions for the application of our flea products. via
Can you use Advantage flea treatment for dogs on cats?
Advantage has formulations approved for both dogs and cats, while the product Advantix is intended for use in dogs only. via
Is Advantage 2 safe for cats?
Advantage flea treatment is generally considered to be safe for cats; however, some cats may develop a reaction to the active ingredient. Causes of a reaction include: The medication is absorbed through the skin. The medication can enter the cat's bloodstream. via
What is the difference between Advantage II for cats and dogs?
Advantage II breaks the flea lifecycle by stopping larval fleas from ever developing. This means your cat or dog receives complete flea protection for an entire month, at all stages of the flea lifecycle. Advantage II for Dogs also kills lice. via
How do you apply Advantage II to cats?
Part the hair on the neck at the base of the skull until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and squeeze the tube to expel the entire contents directly on the skin. Do not get this product in your cat's eyes, or allow your cat to ingest this product. via
Can you use Frontline Plus for dogs on cats?
Can FRONTLINE Plus® / FRONTLINE® Spot On be used on any breed of cat and dog? Yes, FRONTLINE Plus® / FRONTLINE® Spot On can be used on any breed of cat and dog, including collies and other herding-breed dogs which can sometimes show a sensitivity to some parasite treatments. via
What's the difference between Advantage and Advantage II?
Advantage Multi contains Moxidectin. This ingredient prevents heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, and ear mites. Advantage II uses Pyriproxyfen to kill flea larvae and eggs, prevent heartworms, and treat lice. Advantage Multi requires a prescription, while Advantage II is an over-the-counter product. via
Is there a difference between cat and dog flea treatment?
The difference between flea control products for dogs and cats is a chemical called permethrin. According to the Pet Poison Helpline, this chemical is very safe for dogs and is common in flea sprays and drops. Cats, though, are especially sensitive to it and many of its variants. via
How fast does Advantage 2 work on dogs?
How long does Advantage® II for dogs take to work? Advantage® II for dogs kills fleas on dogs within 12 hours of application. via
What happens if cats lick advantage?
Frontline (Merial): “If licking occurs, a brief period of hypersalivation may be observed due mainly to the nature of the carrier.” Advantage and Advantage Multi (Bayer): "Oral ingestion by cats may result in hypersalivation, tremors, vomiting, and decreased appetite." via
What happens if you put too much flea medicine on a cat?
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. via
How long does it take for advantage II to work on cats?
Advantage®II kills fleas within two hours and remains effective for up to four weeks. via
Can cats be poisoned by flea treatment?
Flea and tick medicine poisoning can be fatal if it is not treated by a veterinarian. Flea and tick medicine poisoning occurs when your cat has a negative reaction to the medication. The chemicals from the medication disrupt the nervous system and can lead to serious health problems. via
What is the safest flea medication for dogs?
If chemical products are necessary for additional flea or tick control, NRDC recommends s-methoprene or pyriproxyfen, which are less toxic ingredients—but read the labels carefully because some products use them with other, more harmful pesticides. via
What is the best flea treatment for cats?
Here are the best flea treatment and prevention products for cats in 2021
Why does my cat still have fleas after using Advantage?
So you may see fleas come to the surface of your pet's coat and your pet might feel a bit more itchy than usual until those fleas are killed. This means that regardless of the licensed flea treatment you use - you may still see fleas on your pet until the flea product kills it. via
How long does it take for Advantage II to dry?
This treatment takes approximately 30 minutes to dry. via
How long does flea medicine take to dry on cats?
Advantage II Flea Spot Treatment for Cats, 2-5 lbs
This treatment takes approximately 30 minutes to dry. via
What is the difference between dog and cat frontline?
Despite the fact that fipronil and methoprene are approved for use on both dogs and cats, there is a major difference between the two types of Frontline Plus. Comparing the two products, Frontline Plus for Cats has a higher concentration of active ingredients than the dog version. via
Can I get frontline over the counter?
Available without a prescription, Frontline Plus for Dogs kills adult fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks, and chewing lice on contact. via
Do you need a prescription for Frontline Plus for cats?
No prescription required
Frontline Plus is our favorite non-prescription topical treatment, and it protects against fleas and a range of tick species. via
How effective is Advantage II for dogs?
Treatment of dogs with Advantage II for dogs rapidly kills fleas within 12 hours which may reduce the incidence of this condition. Advantage II for dogs kills existing fleas on dogs within 12 hours. Reinfesting fleas are killed within 2 hours with protection against further flea infestation lasting for four (4) weeks. via
Is advantage the best flea treatment?
Advantage is your best choice if fleas are your primary concern, you want to kill fleas without having them bite your pet first, and/or your pet is protected against heartworm and gastrointestinal worms using other treatments. In dogs and cats, Advantage protects against fleas; it also protects against lice in dogs. via
What happens to fleas when you use advantage?
The active ingredient in Advantage kills fleas on contact, which means fleas don't need to bite your pet for this product to work. As your pet naturally sheds their skin and fur, the active ingredient, imidacloprid, is also shed into your pet's environment killing flea larvae. via
Which dog flea treatment is toxic to cats?
Permethrin is used in some flea spot-on products made for dogs, and occasionally (in lower doses) in flea powders and collars for cats. Unfortunately, exposure to concentrated permethrin (as in some dog spot-ons) can result in serious illness and even death in cats. via
What happens if you use dog flea medicine on cats?
For this reason, you should keep a cat away from a dog that has been treated with a flea and tick medication containing permethrin for 72 hours. Even a small dose of permethrin can adversely affect your cat's health. Permethrin exposure affects a cat's nervous system and can cause the following symptoms: Agitation. via
Are dog and cat fleas the same?
Technically, cat and dog fleas are different species but each can infect the other. The only way you can tell the difference between the two is under a microscope. Despite it's name, the most common flea found on dogs and cats in North America is the cat flea, also known as Ctenocephalides felis. via
Do fleas jump off after treatment?
Once a flea infestation has set up in your home, it can take a while to completely clear it. The cocoon stage in the flea life cycle can remain dormant within your home for many months, so new fleas can continue to emerge for months, even after treatment. via
How often can you treat with Advantage II?
can you use before 30 days is up. Under normal conditions this product is effective for one month. 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. via
How do you apply Advantage 2 for dogs? (video)
What do I do if my cat licks her flea medicine?
If your pet happens to lick the topical flea medication, give them a small amount of their food to help relieve the bad taste. Next, contact your veterinarian or the APCC for additional steps to take and signs to monitor for. via
How do you get rid of flea medicine on a cat?
A mild dish soap will do the best job of stripping all toxins from your cat's skin, although hand soap can be used in a pinch (but not pet shampoo! The medication is too oily to be removed this way!) What's most important is thoroughness, a dense lather, and a complete and total rinse with clean water. via
Can you put advantage on a wet cat?
Can I bathe my cat after applying Advantage® II? Yes. Advantage® II is waterproof after 24 hours. However, we suggest bathing your cat before applying Advantage® II. via