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How Prescription Flea Medicine for Dogs Works

No pet parent wants their dog to suffer from a flea infestation but your ability to control pests is limited. From walking through the woods to visiting the veterinarian or a local groomer, fleas can infest your dog at any minute. Instead of limiting where your canine goes, meet with a veterinarian to come up with a prevention and treatment plan. Only a licensed professional can prescribe flea medicine for dogs that takes into account their lifestyle and any pre-existing conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ordering prescription flea treatment for dogs is a simple process. Just add the item to your cart, fill in your pet and veterinarian’s information, and Petco will handle getting the prescription.

Both Nexgard and Bravecto have conducted field studies where dogs were given prescription flea treatment along with other medications. No problems were reported, however, your veterinarian will know best which medications to prescribe for your pet.

The best prescription flea and tick preventative for your pet depends on many factors such as bathing frequency, upcoming travel and exposure to ticks, year-round weather patterns, other pets in the household and severity of flea infestation. Some flea preventatives also stop the life cycle of the flea and can help treat the environment. Discuss these options with your veterinarian.

There are advantages and disadvantages to both orals and topicals and whatever your choice might be, it’s important you make sure your veterinarian approves the medication for your pup.