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Most of the pet owners, breeders, pet shelters face fleas and ticks infestation along with other parasitic attack on their dogs. To ensure their good health, it becomes necessary to provide proper care and timely treatment against such infestation. For all types of external parasites including mosquitoes, sand flies, stable flies, and biting insects, you need a complete treatment like K9 Advantix. This monthly spot-on treatment prevents parasites on dogs by debilitating, paralyzing, destroying and repelling them.
K9 Advantix for Dogs
A topical treatment K9 Advantix effectively kills various external parasites. It prevents parasitic infestation by destroying fleas, ticks, chewing lice and other types of flies along with biting insects. The two active ingredients Imidacloprid and Permethrin present in K9 Advantix works in synergy to protect dogs from disease caused by fleas and ticks. The repelling action of Imidacloprid, called the ‘hot foot’ activity on ticks, stops them from sticking on the treated dog’s body up to 4 weeks.
Whereas the other ingredient Permethrin attacks nervous system of parasites and blocks sodium channels responsible for nerve impulses. This results in hyper-excitation, paralysis and ultimately death.
The insecticidal action kills ticks but they remain attached to pet’s body. This rapid action treatment starts eliminating parasites within two hours of its application. It takes 24 hours to kill existing fleas while ticks are destroyed in 48 hours. Being effective for a month, it prevents re-infestations.
A. K9 Advantix is a quick action formula. It starts working within 20 minutes of application. It kills fleas, ticks and flea larvae. Moreover, the topical treatment repels fleas from sucking blood within 5 minutes. Within 24 hours, K9 Advantix is fully active.Q. For what age pets can I use K9 Advantix on?
A. K9 Advantix can be used on adult dogs and puppies 7 weeks of age and older. It is safe for all dog sizes and breeds. K9 Advantix is specially formulated for dogs. It should not be used on cats.Q. Does K9 Advantix retain its efficacy after the dog has been swimming or has had a bath?
A. According to Bayer, K9 Advantix retains its efficacy after bathing and swimming once the product has been applied and has had adequate time to dry and be absorbed. The efficacy is retained, though your pet goes into water.