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K9 Advantix II - Activyl Protector Band for Dogs
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Activyl Protector Band for Dogs
K9 Advantix II
Kills Fleas checkmark checkmark
Repels Fleas X mark checkmark
Kills Flea eggs and Larvae X mark checkmark
Kills Ticks checkmark checkmark
Repels Ticks X mark checkmark
Kills and/or Repels Mosquitoes X mark checkmark
Prevents Heartworm X mark X mark
Other Parasites Information Kills all blood-feeding stages of three tick species, including the American dog tick, Brown dog tick, and the Deer tick - which is known to carry Lyme disease. Repels and prevents blood-feeding by biting flies and kills chewing lice.
Waterproof (shampooing once a week can reduce effectiveness) checkmark checkmark
Safe for pregnant or nursing Pets X mark Consult your veterinarian
How long does it take to work Long-lasting protection against ticks & fleas for up to 6 months Kills Fleas 12 hours
Taste N/A Applied to Skin
Active Ingredient(s) Deltamethrin Imidacloprid/ Permethrin/Pyriproxyfen
RX Required X mark X mark
Dosage
Usage Activyl Protector Band for Dogs Usage K9 Advantix II Usage
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Vet Review Currently under review I love the broad acting antiparasitic effects of this product, which covers protection against a wider variety of pests to our pets than the competition. I feel it works the quickest in terms of flea/tick killing, and I love the fact that it repels fleas and ticks as well. Given that we are uncovering new and emerging tick born diseases, I prefer a product that repels in addition to quickly killing ticks, as well, and thus prevents tick attachment and transmission of disease. We are also now recognizing that mosquitoes can transmit diseases like West Nile virus to dogs, and so the added protective benefit of Advantix on mosquitoes and flies makes it quite attractive, especially for those clients whose pets spend a lot of time outside in the yard in the warmer months, when flies are most active. With this product I see much less fly strike and maggot infestation of outside dogs because of this added benefit. By repelling mosquitoes, we also get less transmission of potential heartworms to dogs. I have found that some smaller breeds of dogs are sometimes sensitive to the permethrin ingredient in this product, occasionally becoming excessively sensitive after application. I also find that although the product is labelled as water proof, on those pets, who are frequently bathed or swimming for long periods, that the product may need to be applied more frequently than once monthly. Some clients also find it somewhat more inconvenient in larger breeds having to apply the product in several spots, rather than in a single spot like its competitor.
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