Yes. Apply to a completely dry animal and do not bathe for 48 hours after application. Advocate is water-resistant when combined with a soap-free shampoo.
How long does advocate take to dry?
With regular use, Advocate reaches a “steady state” and provides a constant level of protection again a broad spectrum of parasites. How long does it take for Advocate to dry? The active ingredient imidacloprid spreads rapidly (<12 hours) over the body, localizing in the lipid (fatty/oily) layer of the skin and fur.
How long does advocate take to sink in?
How long does it take for Advocate to work on fleas and worms? 98-100 per cent of existing fleas on your cat are killed within 12 hours of the first application. After this, and with monthly use, reinfesting fleas are affected within 3-5 minutes and killed within 1 hour.
How long after flea treatment can I bathe?
We generally recommend for most topical products is that you wait 24 to 48 hours before bathing your pet.
Is Advocate flea treatment waterproof?
Waterproof: Both Advantix and Advocate are completely waterproof hence, your dog can swim, get wet, even be bathed without the need for re-application of the treatment.
Can you touch your dog after flea treatment?
You can handle, stroke and cuddle your pet as usual as soon as the application site is dry. In the meantime treated animals should not be handled and children should not be allowed to play or sleep with them.
What if my dog licks advocate?
These signs disappear without further treatment. If a cat or dog licks the application area, it might salivate for a short period and might show signs such as a lack of muscular co- ordination, shaking, abnormal breathing and/or vomiting.
Can I use profender and advocate at the same time?
I agree with what MOS has said. Advocate also protects against earmites and heartworm which Advantage and Profender don’t claim to do. My friend uses advocate at her sanctuary and swears by it, but she also uses Profender for tapeworms. You can get advocate and profender online but only with a vets prescription.
Can you brush your cat after flea treatment?
Even after medicinally treating your cat, you’ll want to comb him with a fine-toothed metal flea comb from head to tail at least once a day. This will skim off adult fleas and their eggs and ease his itching. Then, dip the comb in a mixture of water and liquid dish detergent to kill the fleas.
How long should you leave between worming and flea treatment?
Whilst our motto is “When it arrives in the post, it’s time to dose” we recommend a 48-hour gap between the application of topical flea and worm treatment. It does not matter which order the products are applied. The 48 hours simply allows each product to dry sufficiently.
Can I give my dog a flea bath 2 days in a row?
You shouldn’t need to use flea shampoo unless your dog has an active flea infestation. But if that’s the case, you can wash your dog 1-2 times a week, but not long term.
Should I reapply flea treatment after bath?
Avoid bathing and then reapplying flea treatments, as this could result in an excessive dosage of flea medications, which can cause toxicity in your dog. Most flea treatments provide specific instructions on how soon you can bathe your dog afterward.
Do fleas jump off after treatment?
No, the fleas don’t jump off after the treatment. They don’t jump off they rise to the top of the animal and fall off dead.
Can my dog go out in the rain after flea treatment?
Once it is applied, do not wash or bathe your pet for several days and do not let your pet go out in the rain or go swimming, or the product will wash off and be wasted. The liquid is absorbed through the skin and distributed around the body.
Can I use advocate every 2 weeks?
Advocate is applied topically to the skin on the back of the neck – usually once a month or every four weeks. It should be applied to an area where your pet cannot reach to lick it off, usually between the shoulder blades.
How long after flea treatment can you worm a dog?
You should leave 2 weeks between administering spot-on treatment (e.g. Advocate) and a worming tablet (e.g. Milbemax). Alternatively, if you give worming tablets first, such as Milbemax or Drontal, it is advised to wait 48 hours before giving the spot-on treatment.