Hello all I would like to know what kind of tick treatment you use. I've tried several, including a flea and tick collar, and since then I've pulled two ticks off my cat's face and three off my dog's head! They are gross
Another for Frontline plus ( and thanks for the reminder!). One dog had a horrible flea infestation at adoption and Frontline is the only thing that did the trick. The other had a horrible tick problem when we got her. Haven't seen one since.
Used to use Frontline, I stopped because it didn't work well for fleas. I have been using K-9 Advantix II for both my German Shepherds and have never had a problem with either fleas or ticks, and we live in the woods where there are a lot of ticks, especially in the winter.This message has been edited. Last edited by: zone9alady,
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This is the first year I have ever had ticks on my dog. We use Revelution that was reccommended by our Vet (It is expensive)we have used it year round. yesterday I was petting her and discovered 2 bloated ticks and 2 free roaming ones and then because I was near her feeling for more I found one on me. YUCK!!! We always used some other flea and tick product also from the Vet. and they said this was better. NOT. Can't wait for the office to open up tomorrow and tell them about this mess at my house. Any other ideas??
We all live in different parts of the country, and have a variety of outdoor environs for our pets common exposure. (for example in a suburban neighborhood where pets are only on cut lawns is different from Minnesota woods or down southern states)
So I also think that checking with your local vet is the best action. They no doubt know what products will work best for your area and situation.
It says do not use on cats (I think they all say that) or around a cat that periodically grooms a dog, where they might ingest it. My cats don't get that close to my dogs. The dogs would be mortified if one of the cats tried to groom them.
Speaking of cats: we have lots of ticks here, but I never see them on my cats. Maybe because they stay close to the house, on short grass.