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Whats good to use for a dog to keep fleas and ticks off it

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jujusmommy123

Asked by jujusmommy123 at 9:24 PM on Jun. 10, 2011 in Pets

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  • Flea/Tick collar.
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 9:24 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • Frontline or Advantage works really well. I also heard giving them raw garlic with each feeding helps too
    danichaos

    Answer by danichaos at 9:33 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • k9 advantix 2 is going to be the best to control both fleas and ticks!
    pipsqueak01

    Answer by pipsqueak01 at 10:08 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • I use comfortis (a pill) for fleas. I really don't know much about ticks.
    KARRIEMARIE

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 10:32 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • I use comfortis for my dogs also. It's the only medicine their vet will use- he believes it's healthier for them than the drops on their skin and I KNOW it's better for them than flea/tick collars. I'd never recommend using one of those. I know before we started using the comfortis we used K-9 Advantix and that worked wonderfully also.
    OhMaria

    Answer by OhMaria at 10:19 AM on Jun. 11, 2011

  • I don't have dogs but have heard that Frontline is great!
    justme782

    Answer by justme782 at 12:41 PM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • Flea collars are useless but the drops or pills work.
    Fairierose81

    Answer by Fairierose81 at 9:51 AM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • Advantage
    rinamomof2

    Answer by rinamomof2 at 8:41 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Great question as I'm still deciding. Some really good suggestions listed here.
    Liveyourlifeval

    Answer by Liveyourlifeval at 5:24 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

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