Types of tick and flea prevention

Types of tick and flea prevention

Types of tick and flea prevention

Ticks feed on the blood of dogs and are common in warm and humid environment like Singapore. They can cause diseases in dogs and difficult to get rid of if they infest your dog and home.

We advise all dogs to be on some form of tick control for a peace of mind. Even with tick control in place, a dog can still get bitten by ticks. The tick control will kill the tick so don’t be surprised to see dead ticks on your dog.

A common cause for ticks in dogs where tick control is in place is due to poor application method. Please read the label for instructions and if unsure, ask your vet or look at youtube videos.

 No Product  Active Ingredient  Mode of Application Effective Period Cost

(for 15kg dog)

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 1 Frontline Plus  Fipronil Topical spot on  Monthly  $35.95 for 3 doses (singpet.com)  Fleas and Ticks
 2  Nexgard  Afoxolaner Chewable  Monthly  $62.95 for 6 doses (singpet.com)  Fleas and Ticks
 3  Bravecto  Fluralaner Chewable 3 months  $52.95 for 1 dose (singpet.com)  Fleas and Ticks
 4  K9 Advantix  Imidacloprid, Permethrin, Pyriproxyfen Topical spot on  Monthly  $41.95 for 4 doses (singpet.com) Fleas, Ticks, Lice and Mosquitoes
 5 Revolution  Selamectin Topical spot on  Monthly $44.95 for 3 doses (singpet.com) Heartworm, Fleas, Mites, Mange, American dog tick (only American dog tick)
 6 Advocate Imidacloprid, Moxidectin Topical spot on Monthly $73.95 for 6 doses (singpet) Heartworm, Fleas, Mites, Lice, Parasites (does not prevent ticks)

 

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