Can Cats Take Flea and Tick Medication for Dogs? | PetCareRx
You should talk to your vet about which flea and tick control is right for your dog. Some flea and tick medications can affect breeding dogs.
Before giving your cat any type of medicine, confirm that it is safe by closely reading and following the instructions on the product label. If you have any questions or concerns about the use of flea and tick medications for your cats or dogs, talk to your veterinarian.
All dogs and cats in the house need to be on effective flea and tick medications to completely get rid of an infestation, but treatments that are only labeled for use on dogs should never be given to cats.
Flea & Tick Control and Treatments - 1800PetMeds
Flea Pills & Oral Medications for Dogs and Cats- 1800PetMeds
Revolution is a safe and simple monthly topical medication used to protect your pet from heartworms, fleas, and ear mites. It also protects dogs from ticks and sarcoptic mange and cats from roundworms and hookworms. Revolution for Dogs and Cats requires a prescription from your veterinarian. (3 Pack = 3 doses which lasts 3 months.)After giving your dog Bravecto, the medication quickly reaches tissue fluids under your dog's skin. When fleas and ticks feed on your dog, they ingest Bravecto and die. Bravecto kills fleas, prevents flea infestations and kills ticks (black-legged tick (a.k.a. deer tick), American dog tick, and brown dog tick) for 12 weeks. Bravecto also kills lone star ticks for 8 weeks.Protecting your dog from harmful fleas and ticks has never been so easy! NexGard is a brand new, revolutionary flea and tick preventative from the makers of Frontline®, the #1 choice of veterinarians. It's the first flea and tick killer of its kind because it comes in a yummy, beef-flavored soft chew that protects your dog from a flea and tick infestation for a full 30 days. That means, you don't have to worry anymore about messy topicals, or accidentally washing your dog's preventative off while bathing! Also, it can be taken alongside your dog's heartworm medication, without interruption. NexGard keeps your pet protected from adult fleas by killing them before they have a chance to lay eggs, which reduces the possibility of a flea infestation. Plus, it kills 3 types of ticks (the American dog tick, the black-legged (Deer) tick and the Lone Star tick) which decreases the risk of your pet developing a deadly tick-borne disease. NexGard requires a prescription from your veterinarian.The flea and tick topical spot-on medication most commonly implicated? Drugs from the pyrethrin and pyrethroid family. These active ingredients are commonly found in household insecticides, sprays, and topical spot-on medications. These chemicals are very safe for dogs, but should never be used for cats.