whats the best fleas treatment for dogs?

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  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it biospot, frontline, or advantage?
     
  2. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have used frontline and advantage. Both good.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Comfortis, a pill they take once a month.
     
  4. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    I usually shave one side of the dog and then set the other side on fire and when the fleas all run to the shaved side I stab them with a fork. [​IMG]

    Seriously any of the Frontline or Advantage will be fine. However if your dog is an outside dog, don't wait the full thirty days for the next treatment do it at three weeks. This per my cat's vet.

    Hope you aren't mad about the joke. Life is to short not to laugh,

    Rancher
     
  5. Mother_Hen2011

    Mother_Hen2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use scrambled eggs and garlic.. Lol fleas dont like garlic. I also use harts flea and tick spray. No fleas here [​IMG]
     
  6. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    Advantage and Frontline stopped working on the fleas here I think they actually liked the taste of it [​IMG]

    So we use a lot of Dawn in a garden sprayer in the yard and a growth regulator for in the house... just found a flea on one of the dogs yesterday.. so it's time to treat the yard again and the house.. first flea we've seen in over 6 months
    before I used the Dawn and growth regulator we were overrun with fleas because the Advantage and Frontline seemed to be attracting the little buggers and not killing them off

    my guess is that the stray cats brought them ... darn silly cats
     
  7. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I feel like a monkey picking them off it dont help that my sisters dogs are infested badly
    with fleas and everytime she comes here their prolly on her!! I just ordered avantage 11 since bio spot dont work for crap!! I think i should skin my dog!! [​IMG] thats why i like feathers they dont get fleas!!
     
  8. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Quote:None of the above. Comfortis. No messy drippy oily stuff to attract dirt and dust. This is the only product that pretty much obliterated our inside and outside flea problem, as our dogs go in and out and the neighbor's dogs are not treated for fleas because they are stupid (both the dogs and the humans). 3 years later I only use it on occasion, usually during the summer. It's a chewable like heartworm preventative. I've heard there is also a combo pill now.
     
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  9. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:None of the above. Comfortis. No messy drippy oily stuff to attract dirt and dust. This is the only product that pretty much obliterated our inside and outside flea problem, as our dogs go in and out and the neighbor's dogs are not treated for fleas because they are stupid (both the dogs and the humans). 3 years later I only use it on occasion, usually during the summer. It's a chewable like heartworm preventative. I've heard there is also a combo pill now.

    Well ill try advantage first then get that [​IMG]
     
  10. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    I've found that this method also works as an exercise routine for me, chasing the dog while he's on fire. It's also good for getting rid of those pesky eyebrows and arm hair.

    There, now we're both in trouble.

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