Flea and Tick Preventatives


An adult flea, which is what you see on your pet, is only approximately 5% of the total flea population. Fleas require a host within 2 weeks of emerging



#1  veterinarian recommended for flea and tick protection!! Frontline Gold has a new triple action formula. Its 3 secret weapons: fipronil and (S)-methoprene and pyriproxyfen make it relentless at killing fleas, flea eggs and larvae, as well as ticks. And the protection doesn’t quit all month. Regular use of FRONTLINE Gold helps prevent new flea infestations. FRONTLINE GOLD is continuously distributed through their hair follicles lasting all month long.  This product goes by weight of your pet and should be given the same day every month for full protection. 

                  Who is Frontline Gold for?

                         -Puppies and kitten 8 weeks of age and older



-Pregnant or breeding females

-Lactating dogs or cats

-Remember Frontline Plus does not repel the tick but will kill them once in contact with the Frontline Plus.

Advantages to Frontline  Gold:

-Kills 100% of adult fleas within 12 hours of application

-Waterproof once absorbed into your animals skin

**Wait 24 hours after giving a bath to apply Frontline Plus or 48 hours after application to give a bath. This** is to ensure the Frontline Plus has distributed through your pets skin completely.

-Ticks killed within 48 hours of contact

How do you use Frontline GOLD?

On both dogs and cats:

1) separate the hair on your pet between their shoulder blades

2) place the tip of the applicator directly on your pets skin

3) Position the dispensing tip on the dog’s back between the shoulder blades.

4) Use the dispensing tip of the tube to part the dog’s hair so that the product will be applied at skin level.

5) Begin squeezing out the contents of the tube to form a stripe as you move from the shoulder blades along the dog’s back to the base of the tail.


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From the makers of Frontline Plus, now comes the first flea and tick killer in a beef flavored chew.  NexGard is for dogs only and works by killing the adult fleas before they lay eggs. NexGard also protects your dog from ticks.

 NexGard comes in a delicious, vegetable based, beef flavored, soft chew that dogs love.  This product is dosed by your pet’s weight and should be given the same day each month for full protection. 

Who is NexGard for?

-Puppies 8 weeks of age and older, weighing 4 pounds or more

-Safe for most animals, use caution in dogs with a history of seizures

-Only used for dogs, hasn’t been evaluated for use in pregnant, breeding,

or lactating dogs.

You may still see fleas on your dog after giving them the chewable; NexGard stimulates the fleas’ nervous system, causing them to rise to the top of your dog’s hair coat as they die.

Advantages of Nexgard

-The product is a vegetable based, beef flavored, meatless chew

that may even be suitable for dogs with certain allergies.

-Kills 100% of fleas within 24 hours

-Works for a full 30 days to protect your pet

-Replaces the need of a topical application for your dog each month.

-Bathing is no longer a concern (as it is with a topical application).


For more information please visit www.nexgardfordogs.com




 First FDA approved topical medication for cats, and is also used for dogs to prevent heartworm.  Revolution also prevents fleas, hookworms, and roundworms.  For more information about fleas and intestinal parasites please visit our parasite page.  Revolution should be used the same day monthly for full protection.  This product comes in different strengths which are available to you tough a licensed veterinarian. 


                    What does Revolution do for you pet?

-Kills adult fleas  

-Prevents flea eggs from hatching

-Prevents heartworm disease

-Generally well tolerated by healthy dogs and cats

-Also used to treat ear mites

How do you use Revolution?

On both dogs and cats:

1) separate the hair on your pet between their shoulder blades

2) place the tip of the applicator directly on your pets skin

3) all the liquid from applicator should be applied in the same spot


What are ear mites?

Ear mites are caused by a parasite seen more in cats, but can also affect dogs.  Mites are found in the ear where they feed on the lining and cause inflammation, redness, and discomfort.  Ear mites can spread from animal to animal, and common signs are rubbing or scratching at the ears.  Please contact Frankfort Animal Care Center if you think you pet may have ear mites.


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