I check into the availability of Frontline here in Indiana. I've only
been going over-the-counter here so far. Thanks again!
On Sat, 24 Apr 1999, Dean Mair wrote:
> At 06:51 PM 4/24/99 -0500, kim.m.olson-kopp.1 wrote:
> >I have a question about flea and tick medicine. We've tried a
> >collar--didn't work. Now we're trying the once a month application (45%
> >Are there treatments that actually work? How about alternative ones?
> I use Frontline Top Spot. I've used it here in Florida for over a year
> and have had not problems. It says it "kills fleas up to 3 months. Kills
> ticks for 1 month." Under frequency, "A once monthly use is recommended
> where there is a high risk of reinfestation." Florida is a bug capital
> and I've heard others that have been successful with Frontline as well
> as its competitor, Advantage. I also have heard others not successful
> but they are definitely fewer. Maybe it is the dogs chemistry.
> As far as how I use it. I wait till I see a dog scratch. If it scratches
> for 2 days, I apply to all dogs. The last time I applied it was 3/21. The
> time before that was 9/9 and we had a mild winter.
> For those with multiple dogs, you can buy larger dosage and use a needle
> to divide it among a couple dogs. Got the approval of my vet and it saves