Flea infestation – a term that every pet parent dreads. When you have a pet, you want to protect them from fleas and ticks at all costs. With the onset of spring and summer, the risk of flea infestation rises. These parasites not only infest your pet but also infest the surrounding atmosphere, causing trouble to your pet as well as you. In fact, there are many pet parents who are in a quandary regarding which flea treatment is right for their pet. Therefore, here we present to you the top-selling flea treatments for dogs and cats.
Flea treatments for dogs – Frontline Plus, Revolution and Nexgard
Frontline Plus for Dogs
Frontline is one of the best selling flea treatments of the year. It’s been in the market for a long time and over the years, its efficacy has only improved. It is a topical treatment that is effective against fleas and ticks. Frontline Plus is waterproof this remains active even when the dog goes for swimming or bathing. The active ingredients, Fipronil and (s)-methoprene, work actively against the parasites and eliminates fleas within 12 hours and ticks within 24 hours of administration.
Revolution for Dogs
Revolution is an excellent flea treatment for dogs. This topical solution is effective against fleas, but also kills and prevents ticks, sarcoptic mange, and ear mites. In addition, it also prevents heartworm infection in dogs. This is an odorless treatment that is easy to apply. The active ingredient, Selamectin, works against multiple parasites thus provides complete protection to dogs.
Nexgard for Dogs
A product of Merial/Boehringer Ingelheim, Nexgard is a vet recommended flea and tick treatment for dogs. In addition, this palatable chew also treats American dog tick, lone star tick, brown dog tick, and black-legged tick. This is a monthly treatment that starts eliminating fleas within 8 hours and kills 100% adult fleas in 24 hours and ticks within 48 hours of administration.
Below is the comparison chart of the top-selling treatments for a better understanding of their efficacy.
Flea treatments for Cats – Advantage Multi, Revolution Plus and Program
Advantage Multi for Cats
Advantage Multi for Cats is a topical treatment that protects cats from various parasites. This is a monthly treatment that works against both internal as well as external parasites. Advantage multi is effective on fleas, lice, and intestinal worms such as roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms. This treatment also treats ear mites in cats. Advantage multi is a vet recommended treatment for cats.
Revolution Plus for Cats
Revolution Plus is a 6 in 1 parasitic treatment for cats. It works against fleas, ticks, intestinal worms (roundworms and hookworms), biting lice, ear mites and it prevents heartworms. Moreover, it also reduces the symptoms of Flea Allergy Dermatitis in cats. This topical treatment gets rid of fleas within just 6 hours and also eliminates flea eggs and larvae. This treatment keeps your cat protected from paralysis ticks for up to 35 days.
Program for Cats
Program oral suspension is an oral treatment for cats. This treatment kills fleas and prevents flea infestation by eliminating flea eggs before they can mature. Moreover, Program also helps in reducing the symptoms of Flea allergy Dermatitis in cats.
We hope this article helped you! Now, you can make the right choice for your pet’s well being.