How often should I give my cat flea medicine?
Cats weighing 8 lbs. or less use 1/2 the powder contents of one capsule once a month. Cats weighing more than 8 lbs. and up to 20 lbs. 1 capsule monthly whole, or opened and powder mixed with wet food.
How often should I give my Cat aspirin?
FELINE/CAT DOSAGE COMMON USE Buffered Aspirin 5 mg per lb every 12 hrs Not recommended Pain relief, anti- inflammatory Vitamin B ½ to 2 ml subcutaneously every 24 hrs ½ to 1 ml subcutaneously every 24 hrs Used as an appetite stimulant Benadryl Up to 2 mg per lb every 8 hrs Up to 2 mg per lb every 8 hrs Treat allergies, itching, etc.
How often should I give my Cat amoxicillin?
FELINE/CAT DOSAGE COMMON USE Amoxicillin 5 mg per lb every 12 hrs 5 mg per lb daily Used to treat bacterial infections Ampicillin 10 mg per lb every 6 hrs 10 mg per lb every 6 hrs Used to treat bacterial infections Tetracycline 10 mg per lb every 8 hrs 10 mg per lb every 8 hrs Used to treat bacterial infections PEN BP-48 each ml includes
Flea Treating – not too often! I spoke to my vet about this as my cat Jodie has a flea allergy and will pluck herself a bald patch if she gets only one bite, the monthly Front Line only seemed to last 3 weeks (just long enough for Jodie to start looking a bit better) so she was getting bitten again before she was due for her next treatment.
Which is the best flea medicine for dogs?
Comfortis® (spinosad) is a prescription-only, oral flea treatment for dogs & cats that starts killing fleas in 30 minutes and prevents flea infestations for a full month.
Can you have more than one cat with fleas?
If you have multiple dogs or cats in your home, it is important that they are all on prevention. If you have noted fleas on one cat or dog in your home, it is likely that all of the cat’s and dog’s in your home have fleas.
Can you use dog flea control on a cat?
New drugs are regularly introduced to the pet market but popular options include: Cats are not simply little dogs so that means you cannot always safely give a cat what a dog can take for fleas. 4 Cats metabolize drugs differently than dogs and giving your cat your dog’s flea medication can be fatal.
How much flea med should I give my Cat?
If splitting a large dog vial and applying the volume stated on the packaging for a cat, a double dose would be given. Take careful note of the half volumes shown below (concentration: 60mg/ml vs 120 mg/ml. Concentration amount is shown on the package.). (General guideline based on 120mg per 1ml potency*. Dose is 0.025ml/pound.
What kind of flea medicine can I give my Dog?
( I know…you are getting really excited ) Below is the actual dosage of one flea medication for dogs and cats for your viewing pleasure. ( I list Advantage because it is easy to dose out, and can be safely used on dogs and cats, no problem.
What happens if you give your cat flea and tick medicine?
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.
How much fipronil to give a dog for fleas?
The dose is 0.0305ml/pound. Multiply 0.0305 times your pet’s weight for more precise dosage. General guideline for lower doses. The amount of fipronil in the dog version is the same as in the cat version.