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winkywinkola Mon 24-Mar-14 11:32:29

do you use for your dogs please?

Lonecatwithkitten Mon 24-Mar-14 11:49:38

I like Milbemax, my dog lives Milbemax and Yums them up!

JKramer Mon 24-Mar-14 12:31:28

Drontal Plus....
Wrap anything in a bit of ham and they will gulp it down.

Is Mibemax to be taken every 3 months?

winkywinkola Mon 24-Mar-14 14:43:38

Vet wants to give combo of worm and flea. Advocate. Is this best?

Lonecatwithkitten Mon 24-Mar-14 14:56:06

It doesn't cover tapeworm so you will still need a wormer every 6months. Advocate also does not cover ticks so you will need something else if ticks are a problem.
Milbemax when used for tapeworm and roundworm should be used every three months. If you want to use it for lungworm prevention it needs to be monthly.

JKramer Mon 24-Mar-14 15:29:04

Advocate and Drontal plus here.
Think it covers pretty much most things except for ticks.

winkywinkola Mon 24-Mar-14 15:29:46

Can I get Advocate and Drontal online or prescription only?

JKramer Mon 24-Mar-14 15:33:35

Advocate is precription only.
Can get it half the price online than at my vets but they will charge you �10 say for the prescription note, so get a year's worth if you can.
Drontal doesn't require prescription.

JKramer Mon 24-Mar-14 15:39:15

Sorry, the last post is not clear.

You can get both online but for Advocate, the retailers require a prescription note from your vet before sending it to you.My vet charges �10 for a prescription note. Best to ask for one when you take the dog for its annual check up, or whenever it is.

IBO Mon 24-Mar-14 17:13:10

I have beel reading alot abour fea and worming tablets. i have been recommended advocate by my vet but there are some nasty chemicals in Advocate or front line and every time I want to buy them I stop myself as i first reaad reviews.. What do you use or your dogs? My puppy has got fleas and I bought him anti flea collor but I do need some decent medicine..

Thanks for advice!

WeAllHaveWings Mon 24-Mar-14 20:03:57

Ddog had drontal at 4 months and was ok, then again at 10 months and was sick on it. Vet says we'll try milbemax next time.

He gets advocate every month.

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