Protecting our canine companions against fleas and ticks is the first thing any dog parent would consider doing. To achieve this goal, one would look at the treatment options only to be more confused, as there are endless options, all thanks to the ever-growing veterinary medicine industry. This makes the treatment choice even tougher if you are a dog parent. To make your job a bit easier, we are bringing to you a comparison of two of the most popular flea and tick treatments, Frontline Plus and Nexgard.
This blog will give you a thorough inside on both Nexgard and Frontline Plus with a detailed comparison of these two amazing flea and tick brands in the country.
Frontline Plus is a topical treatment for dogs that protects against external parasites including fleas, ticks, and chewing lice in 8 weeks and older dogs. The spot-on formula for dogs is formulated with a couple of active ingredients, fipronil, and s-methoprene. The composition kills adult fleas, and eliminates flea eggs and larvae, thus preventing future flea infestations. Frontline Plus kills adult ticks including those that may cause Lyme disease. Also, it terminates chewing lice and provides protection for a complete month.
Nexgard for dogs is a beef-flavored, chewable treatment for dogs that provides protection against fleas and ticks, and terminates ear mites. The palatable composition is made with an active ingredient, afoxolaner, that kills adult fleas, treats, and prevents flea infestations. Nexgard for dogs also treats and controls various tick infestations including, American dog ticks, Lone Star ticks, Black-legged ticks, and Brown dog ticks. It is recommended for use in 8 weeks and older puppies and dogs.
Frontline Plus and Nexgard have a few things in common. Check out the table below and consider the similarities mentioned here, when you’re going to choose one between the two: