As we already told you in our previous article, from Best for Pets, your online store for pets, we care about the well-being and health of all animals and for this reason, we want to offer you the best advice for their care. Today we want to review in detail the main antiparasitics for pets available in our online store for pets and their main properties and characteristics. Let’s get started!
TICKLESS® is an ultrasonic tick and flea repellent for pets. Indicated for dogs and cats of any age and size; including puppies, kittens and senior. TICKLESS® can keep fleas and ticks away without the use of dangerous chemicals. By clipping the device onto your dog’s or cat’s collar, parasites are kept away for 9-12 months.
The device emits ultrasonic pulses that are imperceptible to humans and pets. The operating range is approximately 1.5 meters. It is primarily intended for preventive purposes. TICKLESS emits a series of ultrasonic pulses that are imperceptible to humans, pets, or wildlife, but interfere with the ability of ticks and fleas to navigate. Environmentally friendly, it contains no chemicals or fragrances, making it perfectly safe for everyone to use.
Bravecto is a chewable antiparasitic indicated for the treatment and prevention of infestations with fleas and ticks in dogs and for the treatment of demodectic mange caused by Demodex canis. This systemically acting medication acts immediately and persistently for 12 weeks to kill adult and juvenile ticks (Ixodes ricinus and Rhipicephalus sanguineus) and fleas (Ctenocephalides felis and Ctenocephalides canis).
Medical prescription product. Consult your vet before administering this dewormer to your dog.
This systemically acting medication acts immediately and persistently for 12 weeks to kill adult and juvenile ticks (Ixodes ricinus and Rhipicephalus sanguineus) and fleas (Ctenocephalides felis and Ctenocephalides canis). Fleas and ticks must attach to the host and begin feeding in order to be exposed to the active substance.
In a controlled study, treatment with fluralaner resulted in the complete elimination of demodectic mange mites from treated dogs. The product effectively controls the flea population in the environment in which the dogs are. It can be used as part of the treatment of allergic dermatitis caused by flea bites (DAPP).
Available in various sizes depending on the weight of the dog. Bravecto antiparasitics for dogs, whose active ingredient is Fluralaner, a new molecule against fleas and ticks, provide a new opportunity for pet owners to get rid of pesky fleas and ticks quickly and for longer.
Its prolonged duration of effectiveness reduces the potential risk of infestations during the monthly intervals in protection. Bravecto is very effective eliminating parasites from 4 hours after administration. Bravecto guarantees a treatment of up to 12 weeks, facilitating compliance and reducing the risk of forgetting. Bravecto is comfortable and easy to administer, safe for the dog and his family. The effect of Bravecto is not altered by baths.
REVOLUTION is an antiparasitic for topical use presented in a pipette that is applied to the skin of dogs from six weeks and cats from eight weeks in order to eliminate adult fleas and prevent eggs from hatching. prevent dirofilariasis (heartworm disease), and protect your pet from other parasites.
It is an antiparasitic both internal and external. Revolution antiparasites are rapidly absorbed after local application, distributing systemically, controlling endoparasites and localizing in the sebaceous glands through which it reaches the skin to eliminate ectoparasites.
What is Revolution indicated for?
Dog parasites: Control and prevention of infestation by fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) Prevention of heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis)
Treatment and control of ear mite infestation (Otodectes cynotis) Treatment and control of sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei)
Control of the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis)
Cat parasites: Control and prevention of infestation by fleas (Ctenocephalides felis)
Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) prevention
Treatment and control of ear mite infestation (Otodectes cynotis)
Treatment and control of intestinal parasites: Intestinal worms (Toxocara cati) Migration larva (Ancylostoma tubaeforme).
Revolution should not be used in sick, debilitated or underweight animals.
FRONTLINE Plus is an antiparasitic presented in a pipette for topical use that provides continuous protection for your dog or cat against adult fleas and eggs and larvae present in the environment.
FRONTLINE® Plus antiparasitics also eliminate ticks and lice. FRONTLINE® Plus acts through its 3 different mechanisms of action on the nervous system of parasites, which die due to nervous hyper-excitation.
For the control and prevention of infestations by fleas, (Ctenocepha/ides fe/is and C. canis), Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks. Ixodes scapularis and ricinus & Dermacentor variabilis) – the last three not present in Chile – and lice (Trichodectes canis).
The complementary application of FRONTLINE® PLUS is recommended in Flea Allergy Dermatitis. In these cases, monthly application is recommended.
FRONTLINE®PLUS eliminates not only the adult flea, but also prevents the development of the eggs, larvae and pupae resulting from attached fleas for up to 2 months after its application. FRONTLINE®PLUS eliminates the adult flea before it oviposits and controls reinfestation. Its persistent activity controls reinfestation by eliminating fleas and lice for 2 months and ticks for 1 month.
For greater effectiveness of the product, it is recommended to apply simultaneously to all dogs and cats that live in the house.
Mode of Application: Cut the pipette at the level of the marked upper part, empty its contents directly on the skin, separating the animal’s hair between the shoulders to avoid licking. If the solution were to soak into the hair, the resulting matted appearance will disappear in approximately 24 hours.
NEXGARD SPECTRA is a veterinary medicine used to treat flea and tick infestations, as well as demodectic and sarcoptic mange (skin infestations caused by two different types of mites) in dogs when prevention of heartworm (caused by a roundworm) is also needed. which infects the heart and blood vessels and is transmitted by mosquitoes), pulmonary strongylosis, eyeworm, and/or treatment of intestinal parasites (hook, round, and whipworms). Nexgard Spectra contains the active substances afoxolaner and milbemycin oxime.
How is Nexgard Spectra used? It comes as chewable tablets in five different strengths to administer to dogs of different weights.
This medication can only be obtained with a prescription. The concentration of the tablets should be regulated according to the weight of the dog. Flea and tick treatment should be repeated at monthly intervals during flea or tick season; Nexgard Spectra can be used as part of the seasonal flea and tick treatment in dogs infected with roundworms.
A single dose of Nexgard Spectra is administered for the treatment of intestinal parasites. After this dose, flea and tick treatment should be continued with a monovalent product containing a single active substance.
In the case of demodectic mange, treatment should be repeated monthly until the mange has been effectively treated (as confirmed by two negative skin scrapings one month apart), while for treatment of sarcoptic mange it is given monthly for Two months, or longer if treatment is not effective, as indicated by clinical signs and skin scrapings.
For the prevention of heartworm disease, treatment is given monthly during the mosquito season. For the prevention of pulmonary strongylosis, in areas where infection occurs regularly and for the prevention of eye worms, a monthly treatment is given.
Remember that your vet is the best person to discuss and recommend the appropriate medications for your dog or cat. It is important that you discuss your pet’s medical history with him so that you can decide which dewormer is best for your animal.
At Best for Pets we have more types of dewormers available. Consult our specific section on antiparasitics for dogs and antiparasitics for cats and review all the characteristics, properties and specifications. Remember the importance of maintaining your pet’s health throughout the year and especially deworming and preventing infestations in the hottest months of the year.
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