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Can your dog get fleas with frontline?

There are several reasons why your pooch may have fleas after being treated with Frontline Plus. Fleas are persistent little bugs. Once your pup has fleas, it may take several months to get the problem under control. The adult fleas on your dog are only about 5 percent of the total flea population on him.

How often should I use frontline on my dogs? In warm climates, where fleas and ticks thrive year-round, you’ll need to apply Frontline Plus 12 times a year. In other areas, the flea and tick season might run from early spring to late fall.

Is frontline flea treatment dogs safe for long term use? There are definitely pros and cons to the topical flea medication that pet owners should know and discuss with their veterinarian. Frontline states their medication is safe, even in long term use. It’s also safe for pregnant and nursing dogs and puppies over the age of eight weeks.

What is the best flea remedy for dogs? Any brand of dishwashing liquid soap is a good flea remedy for dogs. Dishwashing liquid soap contains certain oils that kill any fleas hiding in the dog’s fur. It doesn’t dry the dog’s fur out, like some other flea shampoos.

Which Flea medicine works the best for dogs? PetsRadar’s pick of the best flea treatments for dogs Best overall flea treatment for dogs: Frontline Plus Best budget option: Seresto Flea and Tick Collar Best for ease of use: NexGard Best for your house: Zuba Flea and Tick Spray Best for immediate results: TropiClean Natural Flea and Tick Dog Shampoo Best oral flea treatment: Capstar Flea Oral Treatment for Dogs

How often should you give your dog Frontline Plus?

How often should you give your dog Frontline Plus? Frontline Plus Application. Apply Frontline Plus monthly to the skin between your dog’s shoulder blades. It’s an area he can’t reach and lick the residue. Frontline Plus is available over the counter, but you should ask your veterinarian about the recommended application time period for your part of the country.

How old do you have to be to use Frontline Plus? Puppies over the age of 8 weeks of age are fine to use Frontline Plus. Can I use Frontline Plus on breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs? Yes, it Frontline has been thoroughly tested and is safe to use on breeding, pregnant and lactating dogs.

How long should I keep my dog dry after applying frontline? You want to keep your dog dry for 48 hours after applying Frontline. You also want to make sure that your dog is fully dry before application. After the 48 hours you are fine to bath or have your dog swim for the rest of the month. How well does Frontline Plus work in killing and keep fleas off my dog?

Is the flea part of frontline still effective? Although the flea part of Frontline doesn’t work as well as it once did, the tick part of the treatment still remains as effective as ever. Please note that if you are using it to treat for ticks that you retreat fortnightly.