Is first shield safe for Dogs?
For external use on dogs only. Do not use this product on cats.
What are the side effects of Frontline Plus for Dogs?
Side effects can include skin irritation, agitation or lethargy, vomiting, tremors and seizures.
How does frontline shield work on fleas and ticks?
FRONTLINE® Shield is a powerful, 3-in-1, broad-spectrum parasite protection formula. This topical treatment goes to work killing ticks within one hour and fleas within just 5 minutes. It eliminates sarcoptic mange-causing sarcoptes mite infestations, kills chewing lice, and kills and repels ticks, stable flies, and mosquitoes.
How old do dogs have to be to use frontline shield?
Safe for dogs and puppies older than 9 weeks of age. Why use Frontline Shield for Dogs? FRONTLINE® Shield for Dogs provides one month of parasite protection. It works to kill flea eggs and larvae, adult fleas, chewing lice, stable flies, and ticks. It repels stable flies and mosquitoes, and it also repels ticks.
How does first Shield trio work for dogs?
● Repels and kills ticks that may transmit Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, bartonellosis, hepatozoonosis, and anaplasmosis Using the patented applicator FirstShield Trio is specially designed to spread over the dog’s body providing effective control of fleas, ticks and mosquitoes for 30 days.
What are the ingredients in frontline Shield for dogs?
FRONTLINE® Shield for Dogs offers a trio of ingredients – permethrin, fipronil, and pyriproxyfen (an insect growth-regulating ingredient). Permethrin works by killing and repelling insects and acarines. Fipronil attacks the nervous system of the flea, which leads to hyperactivity and flea death.
Do You give your dog flea and tick medicine year round?
Due to this, many vets actually recommend that your dog be on some sort of flea and tick prevention program year round. Despite that, many folks don’t like the fact that their dogs do not get a break from a flea and tick medicine treatment due to costs and health concerns.
How can I protect my dog from fleas and ticks?
First, it is much easier to protect your dog by preventing tick-borne diseases or flea infestations with flea and tick medicine than to treat the disease or infestation after the fact. Due to this, many vets actually recommend that your dog be on some sort of flea and tick prevention program year round.
How does flea medicine work on a dog?
Topical flea medications work by being distributed in the oil glands of your dog’s skin when applied. Once applied, the flea medication kills the adult flea when it lands on the dog, which in hand prevents the adult flea from laying eggs.