FTC Affiliate Disclosure—Many of the products and services we advertise and recommend on this site provide us with an affiliate commission for referrals and we use affiliate links in banner ads and text links throughout this site, including on this page. What is an affiliate link? For more information see our Disclosure, Privacy Policy, and Terms of Use.
Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care
Guide To Australian Shepherd Training and Care

Frontline Alternatives?

Anyone know of a dependable flea and tick products aside from Frontline? I use this routinely and was just informed in November that my Aussie (1 year old) has Lymes disease. I guess I was under the impression that if this was given to the dog monthly they could not catch Lymes Disease.

It has been 2 months and I can see some progress but the cold is hard on his joints and this is hard to see for such a young dog. He was completely lame with a fever for 2 days until his meds kicked in.

Thanks for the info,

Melissa

Comments for Frontline Alternatives?

Click here to add your own comments

Alternative
by: Neil

I prefer Revolution. It does all the same things plus more. A little more expensive and must be purchased from a Vet.

Another alternative
by: Anonymous

We use K9Advantix II (2), which we get from our vet.

Heartworm and Flea medication
by: Anonymous

We use Trifexis. It is a oral preventative. Cheaper than buying our original Inteceptor and Comfortis. We love it.


Note from Anton: Other people's dogs have had severe symptoms after taking Trifexis. Here's the link to the page about Trifexis.

Tick prevention
by: Anonymous

Our vet recommended "Preventic" It is suppose to prevent the tick from biting the dog in the first place. Therefore it can't give them any diseases.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Australian Shepherd Q & A.

Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com icon

Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care

Have Dog Training Questions?

Check out these introductory dog training videos...

I want my dog to listen and come every time I call!

I want my dog to stop barking at everything.

I want my dog to walk nicely and calmly on the leash.

I want my dog to stop being aggressive.

I want some help training my new puppy.