Flea Prevention

What do I do for flea prevention?

Flea Prevention in Florida is a year round adventure, we have plenty of prevention products in our store to keep your pet and house protected.

1.  Do you have fleas now, or do you just want to prevent a problem?

2.  Do you think you pet is at risk for ticks also?

 

Preventing fleas only

Dogs- Sentinel or Trifexis (prevents fleas, heartworms and intestinal parasites)

Cats- Revolution (prevents fleas, heartworms, intestinal parasites and ear mites)

 

Preventing fleas and ticks

Dogs- Sentinel and Bravecto

Cats- Bravecto (Plus Sentinel or Revolution for heartworm prevention)

 

 

Treating fleas

Treat the pet

Dogs

  • Trifexis alone may control the problem
  • Sentinel plus Simparica or Bravecto hits the life cycle in two places

Cats

  • Revolution alone may control the problem 
  • If not, add one or more of the following:
    • Cheristin
    • Bravecto
    • Program injection
    • Capstar

Treat the environment

  • Indoors- Siphotrol spray
  • Outdoors- Virbac yard Spray.  You only need to treat the shady, dry areas.

 

Treating ticks in dogs

  • Best- Bravecto
  • Other options- Vectra 3D, or Preventic collar.
  • Treat the environment, same as for fleas

 

Treating ticks in cats

Same as above for flea/tick prevention and treat the environment if needed.

 

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