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08-26-2014 12:07 PM
FirefighterGSD
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Originally Posted by llombardo View Post
I would not but you can call the company and or vet to confirm that.
Re-applying is usually a big "no-no" buy certainly call and ask BOTH like Llombardo suggested.
08-26-2014 07:55 AM
llombardo I would not but you can call the company and or vet to confirm that.
08-26-2014 05:34 AM
David Winners 1-800-224-PETS (7387)

That's the number for Sentry. I would give them a call and ask.
08-26-2014 03:52 AM
Lotus
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Sorry I can't seem to edit my post but should/could I reapply the flea topical if I got a lot it on the fur?
Can someone address this question please.
08-25-2014 11:44 AM
FirefighterGSD
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Originally Posted by MichaelE View Post
Trifexis will kill every flea on the dog within 30 minutes of ingestion and every larvae or egg that hatches. Dead, dead, dead.

It is also heartworm preventative and intestinal parasite killer/preventative.

I have never seen a flea on Lisl in almost two years she has been on Trifexis. I don't have to worry about her sitting in the grass or playing in the yard, or going to a strange field for work.
YES! We had the same issue with Arson last month. Vet rightly stated "you get what you pay for" and recommended Trifexis. We haven't had an issue since! HIGHLY work the cost. He's going to need to be on a monthly flea/tick no matter where you live honestly. You also need to now go through your house and do a very good vacuum and wash in HOT water any fabric where the puppy lays (bed, your bed sheets, ect.).
08-24-2014 09:55 PM
llombardo
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Originally Posted by tomas13216 View Post
There is pill you can get from the vet that kills all fleas but will only last 24hrs. Then you must apply the topical oil. We use Advantix II. It works on flees and ticks. This combination worked great on a stray cat we just took in to be our barn cat and worked great on our GSD when we first brought him home.
They have capstar at Petsmart. I got it there when I thought mine had the fleas. You can look it up. Research anything you decide to use.
08-24-2014 09:52 PM
David Winners
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Originally Posted by tomas13216 View Post
There is pill you can get from the vet that kills all fleas but will only last 24hrs. Then you must apply the topical oil. We use Advantix II. It works on flees and ticks. This combination worked great on a stray cat we just took in to be our barn cat and worked great on our GSD when we first brought him home.
Capstar.

Check with your vet, but it is typically considered safe to use with topical treatments.

ETA: I'm having really good results using Springtime garlic for flea and tick prevention. It's cheaper than topical as well. It takes about a month to build up, so I continued Frontline for a month when beginning the garlic.
08-24-2014 09:51 PM
MichaelE Trifexis will kill every flea on the dog within 30 minutes of ingestion and every larvae or egg that hatches. Dead, dead, dead.

It is also heartworm preventative and intestinal parasite killer/preventative.

I have never seen a flea on Lisl in almost two years she has been on Trifexis. I don't have to worry about her sitting in the grass or playing in the yard, or going to a strange field for work.
08-24-2014 09:25 PM
tomas13216 There is pill you can get from the vet that kills all fleas but will only last 24hrs. Then you must apply the topical oil. We use Advantix II. It works on flees and ticks. This combination worked great on a stray cat we just took in to be our barn cat and worked great on our GSD when we first brought him home.
08-24-2014 04:58 PM
Lotus Sorry I can't seem to edit my post but should/could I reapply the flea topical if I got a lot it on the fur?
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