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Spring is here - what sort flea treatments for my pets?

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ReluctantEmptyNester Thu 18-Apr-13 12:12:43

I read somewhere on an another parenting website that there's a safer flea treatment which only starts becoming active inside the flea, rather than on the pet itself. Has anyone tried this?

Lonecatwithkitten Fri 19-Apr-13 08:38:43

Well Frontline is a chitin inhibitor dogs and cats don't have chitin as they don't have an Exoskeleton so it doesn't affect them.
Again moxedectin which is in many flea treatments binds to a glumate gated chloride channel that cats and dogs.
It's all in the marketing!

ReluctantEmptyNester Wed 24-Apr-13 15:18:03

Actually I think it was in Your Cat magazine where they talked about something called bio-activation

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