During the season of flea and tick infestation, your dog’s life mostly depends on your way of keeping them protected. The bites of flea can be itchy and if they are not treated at the right time, it can cause to hair loss. However, ticks carry a lot of other diseases with them which includes Lyme disease, which can be contracted by dogs. These parasites live in the areas where your dog roams around, including the tall grasses and woods. So, it is your responsibility to keep them protected using some preventive product. Here is a list of the best 5 Flea and Tick Prevention Products for dogs:
- Sentinel flavor tabs
Vets often prescribe Sentinel for dogs to prevent and control flea populations. It is also prescribed for the prevention of heartworm disease and for the treatment and control of hookworms, roundworms and whipworms.
- Seresto dog collar
Available in various sizes to protect different breeds of dogs, Seresto Dog Collar keeps your dog protected from fleas and ticks for 8 months. It not only fights against ticks and fleas, it fights against lice and larvae as well.
- PetArmorPro Advanced
It is used as a once-a-month treatment, so one does not have to fight with the dog to swallow a pill. It repels and helps to kill ticks and fleas along with chewing lice and mites. It should not be given to the puppies younger than 8 months age.
- Sentry Fiproguard Plus
The best thing about this product is it does not require any prescription. So, one can easily order it from the online medical stores such as Lamberts Vet Supply. It contains fipronil and methoprene, both prescribed by vets. It kills fleas and their larvae as well as chewing lice and ticks.
- Frontline Plus
One of the most popular flea and tick preventives, Frontline Plus is able to kill all life stages of 4 major species of ticks. Frontline Plus, like any other flea and tick preventive, lasts for 30 days and can be availed in multi-packs.