Best Total Parasite Prevention 2012
WHAT PRODUCTS ARE THE SAFEST, WORK THE BEST, & ARE COST EFFECTIVE?
With an 10 plus year of safety and effectiveness and a full guarantee the only real issues here is compliance. Nationally, despite having very effective products, heartworm disease has actually increased so compliance IS the issue.
FOR DOGS the combination of Frontline® (monthly year-round) and Heartgard ® (monthly, year round) will protect against all of the internal and external parasites previously discussed.
These products have an excellent safety record and money back guarantees if purchased directly from a veterinarian.
Frontline prevents against the ticks that carry disease, as well as fleas, is waterproof and is easy to apply. Certifect is anew product from the same manufacturer as Frontline (Merial) and kills ticks even faster (only 6hr hrs vs 48 hrs)
New specials offered by the manufacturer buy 6 get 2 free make our prices very comparable with over the counter sources but when purchased form us you get product quality assurance and a full manufacturer guarantee.
Heartgard ® is very palatable and has a 14-year history of safe administration and effectiveness. Both offer free doses or a discount for purchasing 6 or 12 month supplies to encourage compliance.
FOR CATS our single product recommendation is Revolution®.
Used monthly year-round it protects against fleas, ticks, heartworms, and internal parasites and even ear mites and is very safe in a species that is known for its sensitivity to medications.
Its effectiveness, ease of use and company guarantee makes this our preferred choice for both outdoor & indoor cats. (In a recent study 28% of cats infected with heartworms were indoor only cats!)
They now have a buy 6 get 2 or buy 9 get 3 free special that keeps cost at around $15 per month to prevent fleas, ticks, internal parasites & heartworms with a single monthly application.
We will constantly research the many products that are sold to make sure your pet has the best protection available.