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What happens if you put cat flea medicine on a dog?

“Using any flea or tick medications meant for dogs on cats (or animals other than dogs), is dangerous and can result in sickness, permanent damage or even death.”

Which flea treatment is killing dogs?

ATLANTA — Thousands of dog owners worldwide blame a popular flea killer for harming their pets. Channel 2 Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland has obtained records showing dog owners believe the drug is connected to hundreds of pet deaths. The medication is called Bravecto.

What is the number 1 flea treatment for dogs?

Frontline Plus is our top nonprescription recommendation because it kills ticks and fleas, controls flea infestations, and kills chewing lice, all with one easy application. When used primarily for flea control, each dose of Frontline Plus lasts up to three months.

What is the difference between dog and cat flea treatment?

The difference between flea control products for dogs and cats is a chemical called permethrin. According to the Pet Poison Helpline, this chemical is very safe for dogs and is common in flea sprays and drops. Cats, though, are especially sensitive to it and many of its variants.

What is the least toxic flea medicine for dogs?

If chemical products are necessary for additional flea or tick control, NRDC recommends s-methoprene or pyriproxyfen, which are less toxic ingredients—but read the labels carefully because some products use them with other, more harmful pesticides.

Is Trifexis safe for dogs?

Fatal adverse reactions were blamed on the flea control medication, but when properly administered, Trifexis is safe for dogs. Trifexis has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a prescription medication for dogs to treat flea infestations.

What’s wrong with Trifexis?

There is potential for a serious drug interaction that can occur causing tremors, seizures and even death. Another note of importance is that Trifexis and Comfortis are FDA regulated drugs, therefore, they are not available from ANY pharmacy other than a veterinarian.

How many dogs have died from Trifexis?

Strickland learned through the Freedom of Information Act that the FDA lists 965 complaints of dog deaths blamed on Trifexis. That’s an increase of 38 percent in the last eight months, and close to the total of 1,000 deaths linked to Chinese-made chicken jerky pet treats.

How many dogs died from Trifexis?

According to FDA records, pet owners have reported 700 dog deaths. That’s 120 more than the deaths linked to Chinese chicken jerky treats.

What flea meds do vets use?

Treat your pet’s flea infestation with Comfortis, the #1 recommended prescription flea-only medication. Comfortis is the FDA-approved chewable, beef-flavored tablet that kills fleas and prevents flea infestations on dogs and cats for a full month. Comfortis is: Convenient.