Advocate Cat - For cats below 4kilo
EFFECTIVE FLEA TREATMENT FOR CATS WITH ADVOCATEï¿½ Advocateï¿½ kills fleas on contact ï¿½ without biting:1 Less biting means less chance of FAD and pathogen transmission. Studies have shown that advocateï¿½ kills fleas fast and without the necessity of biting,1 so in most cases fleas have no chance to transmit pathogens. Effective flea prevention also reduces the risk of flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), the most common skin disease seen in companion animal practices in most parts of the world. What is advocateï¿½? Advocateï¿½is a topical spot on for use on dogs and cats. Advocateï¿½is effective against fleas, flea larvae, ear mites, sarcoptic mange mites, demodectic mange mites, lice, immature and mature stages of roundworms, hookworms and adult whipworms and lungworms. It prevents heartworms, lungworms and skinworms and also treats circulating microfilaria. At what age can advocateï¿½be used on dogs and cats? Advocateï¿½can be used on dogs from 7 weeks of age and over 1kg in weight. Advocateï¿½can be used on cats from 9 weeks of age and over 1kg in weight. What are the active ingredients in advocateï¿½ for dogs and advocateï¿½ for cats? Advocateï¿½ for dogs: 10% imidacloprid & 2.5% moxidectin. Advocateï¿½ for cats: 10% imidacloprid & 1% moxidectin. Is the efficacy of advocateï¿½ affected by water? Brief contact of the animal with water on one or two occasions between monthly treatments will notsignificantly reduce the efficacy of the product. However, immersion in water directly after treatment may reduce the efficacy of the product. Is advocateï¿½ safe for use on pregnant and lactating dogs and cats? Both active ingredients have individually shown no problems with use during pregnancy. Reproductive safety studies with advocateï¿½ have not been completed to date and thus the safety of advocateï¿½ has not been established during pregnancy and lactation. Can I use advocateï¿½ for dogs on cats or advocateï¿½ for cats on dogs? NO, as advocateï¿½ for dogs contains a different level of the active ingredient moxidectin than the level contained in the product for cats. The concentration of moxidectin for both is based on efficacy and drug behavior in each respective species. It is important to use the specific cat or dog product to ensure the productï¿½s effectiveness in the target species. What size of advocateï¿½ do I use on a cat over 8kg of body weight? Cats over 8kg should be treated with the appropriate combination of tubes. What size of advocateï¿½ do I use on a dog over 40kg? Dogs weighing over 40kg should be treated with the appropriate combination of tubes. Can I shampoo my dog after application? Brief contact of the animal with water on one or two occasions between monthly treatments will not significantly reduce the efficacy of the product. However, frequent shampooing or immersion in water after treatment may reduce the efficacy of the product. Sebolytic shampoos strip the lipid layer completely. The lipid layer takes 1-4 days to regenerate. Advocateï¿½ can be applied to animals treated with a sebolytic shampoo after this time period. Is it important to test dogs for heartworm before applying advocateï¿½ ? In endemic areas, advocateï¿½ may be safely administered to heartworm infected dogs. However, it is recommended that all dogs 6 months of age or over should be tested for patent heartworm infections before beginning prophylactic medication for the first time. Dogs that are heartworm positive should be treated appropriately. Heartworm and travelling Heartworm prevention is a must for pets travelling to or living in endemic areas. Heartworm status checks are recommended for pets who live in or have travelled to endemic areas. Can you use advantixï¿½ and advocateï¿½ concurrently in dogs? Yes, to control fleas, as well as ticks, flies and mosquitoes the use of advantixï¿½ and advocateï¿½ is necessary. Our suggestion is to first treat with advocateï¿½ and then treat with advantixï¿½ a week later or alternate on a 2-weekly basis. Can advocateï¿½ be used concurrently with a Serestoï¿½ collar? Advocateï¿½ can safely be used concurrently with Serestoï¿½ also protect your pet against ticks.