As a result of the warmer climate, the days are getting longer. It is during this time that you go out on summer holidays with your furry pal. The most important thing that needs to be done is to ensure that your pets have a gala time while on the outing. But the hot weather also brings out some of the worst problems for pets – fleas and ticks. These pesky parasites come out of their hiding and irritate your furry pal like anything. Hence, it is important to select best flea and tick preventative treatments amongst the rest. Let us now look at some of the most effective flea treatments that are highly desirable for dogs and cats:
Activyl is a monthly spot-on treatment that is effective against adult fleas and also prevents re-infestations. Within 8 hours of its administration, it kills adult fleas and actively attacks flea larvae for a month. It is recommended for at least 8 weeks of age; puppies, dogs, kittens and cats. It utilizes a new technology to get rid of the flea problem in pets. It also assists in treating Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD). The great thing about this treatment is that it is effective even when it gets exposed to sunlight.
Advantage is a monthly flea protection treatment that kills 98-100% of fleas within half a day of administration. It is completely waterproof and attacks fleas for complete one month. It is also quite effective in preventing several diseases caused due to flea infestations. It assists in treating Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) and provides protection against life-threatening parasitic diseases. The greatest plus point of this treatment is that it remains effective even when your pet gets wet. This treatment is suitable for at least 8 weeks of age; puppies, dogs, kittens and cats.
Frontline Plus for Dogs & CatsFrontline Plus is one of the most preferred flea and tick preventative treatments amongst pet owners. It is a monthly topical treatment that can be used on all breeds of dogs and cats. It not only kills adult fleas and ticks but also the complete life cycle of fleas in one go. Due to its waterproof property your pet can now go into the water without worrying about the effect of the treatment to cease. It is recommended for 8 weeks and older puppies, dogs, kittens and cats. It kills 100% fleas within half a day of administration and ticks and chewing lice within 2 days of administration. It saves pets from various flea and tick-borne diseases. It even aids in treatment of Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD).
Capstar For Dogs
Capstar is another flea preventive treatment that is quite effective. It comes in an oral chewable tablet form which is effective in killing adult fleas found on pets. Within half an hour of its administration, it starts killing fleas and within 7 hours nearly kills 100% fleas. It is very easy to administer and is completely odorless. It is a short term treatment that eradicates fleas for a day. It is recommended for dogs, puppies, kittens and cats at least 4 weeks of age. It is very effective during heavy infestations. But you should follow it up with a long term flea treatment for best results.
Frontline Top Spot is a monthly spot-on treatment that can be applied on all breeds of dogs and cats. It is effective in killing adult fleas and ticks. Due to its waterproof property, your pet can go into the water without any apprehension of the treatment effect to wear out for a full month. It also assists in treating Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD). It kills 98% parasites within a day of administration.
So, which of these flea treatments are you going to purchase for your furry pal?