Harmful parasites such as fleas and ticks are unwelcome, invading Fido’s skin, coat and even your home. Save your canine companion from itchiness and possible health risk with these best flea prevention products.
Bravecto Fluralaner Chews
Price: From $59.99 (depending on weight)
Protect your dog from ticks and fleas the easy way. Bravecto provides up to 12 weeks of protection against fleas and ticks and kills 98.7% within 24 hours. As an oral treatment, these chews terminate adult fleas, help treat and prevent flea infestations and help treat and control tick infestations. Best of all, each chew is flavored, so your dog will actually look forward to taking his medication for a change.
K9 Advantix II Flea Treatment
Price: $69.98 (Free Shipping)
Protect your pooch from harmful fleas with the K9 Advantix II Flea & Tick Treatment. This product specifically caters to dogs seven weeks or older and weighing 55 pounds or more. Apply the spot treatment regularly and expect progress within twelve hours of use. Most notable, it kills every life stage of fleas—from lice to full-grown parasites—preventing re-infestation.
Seresto 8 Month Flea & Tick Prevention Collar
Price: $113.98 (Free Shipping)
Repel and kill pesky fleas with Seresto’s eight-month flea and tick collar. How does it work? It has two active ingredients that combat fleas within the first two to six hours of use. It’s also adjustable, non-greasy and odorless.
Richard's Organics Flea & Tick Shampoo
Treat your furry companion with Richard’s Organic Flea & Tick Shampoo. This special product is made from organic and all-natural ingredients, formulated to kill fleas that can harm your pup. Suitable for dogs 12 weeks and older — just lather the shampoo thoroughly on the skin and coat for itch-free results!
Adams Plus Flea & Tick Pet Spray
Flea control is easier with Adams Plus Flea and Tick Spray. This must-have product is formulated with an insect growth regulator (IGR), which kills all flea life cycles to stop re-infestation. Help your furry pal 10 weeks or older by spritzing or gently rubbing the formula on the coat with your hands—and let it do the work.
PetHonesty Flea and Tick Defense
Say adios to pesky pests naturally with PetHonesty Flea & Tick Defense, a hickory-bacon-flavored chew your doggo will think is a treat! These vet-reviewed, toxin-free morsels are formulated as a safe alternative to chemical solutions for repelling fleas, ticks, mosquitos and other seasonal pests. They’re crafted with natural ingredients like coconut oil, flaxseed, garlic and brewer’s yeast.
Hartz Groomer's Best Flea Comb
Get rid of fleas, lice, flea dirt and other debris with Hartz Groomer’s Best Flea Comb for Dogs. Designed with extremely fine teeth, this comb easily removes fleas, flea eggs, and other debris safely and gently.
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Brandie Ahlgren is founder and editor of CityDog Magazine. She, and her team of dog-loving editors, dig up the best places for you to sit, stay and play with your four-legged friends. Brandie, 12-year-old boxer Thya and Mexican foster failure Pancho, reside in West Seattle and can often be found hanging out at Westcrest Dog Park.