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Flea & Tick Comparison Chart
Don’t know which product is best for your pet? Use this chart to compare
features of the leading Flea & Tick products for dogs and cats.


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Advantage

Dog or
Cat
Go
K9 Advantix

Dog

Go
Frontline

Dog or
Cat
Go
Frontline plus

Dog or
Cat
Go
Program

Dog or
Cat
Go
Capstar

Dog or
Cat
Go
Revolution

Dog or
Cat
Go
Advantage Multi

Dog or
Cat
Go
Sentinel

Dog

Go
Kills
Adult Fleas
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Control
Flea
Dvlpmnt
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
(prevents flea eggs from hatching)
Yes Yes
Other
Parasites
Killed,
Controlled,
Repelled
None Kills Ticks
Repels Fleas,
Mosquitos
Kills ticks & lice Kills ticks & lice None None Dogs
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Cats
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Hookworms,
roundworms,
whipworms,
& heartworm
Administer Topical Topical Topical Topical Pill Pill Topical Topical Pill
Veterinary
Prescription
Required
No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Dosage Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly One Time Monthly Monthly Monthly
Minimum
Age
7 wks puppies
8 wks kittens
7 wks puppies 8 wks puppies & kittens 8 wks puppies & kittens 4 wks puppies & kittens 4 wks; at least 2 lbs
6 wks puppies
8 wks kittens
7 wks puppies
9 wks kittens
4 wks;
at least 2 lbs
Waterproof /
Water
Resitant
Water resistant Water resistant Waterproof Waterproof Waterproof Waterproof Waterproof Water resistant Waterproof
Kill Speed 98% of pre-existing fleas in 12 hrs; then new fleas in 2 hrs 98% of fleas dead in 12 hrs 100% of fleas dead within 18 hrs; ticks within 48 hrs 98-100% within 24hrs Peak activity at 6 hrs Maximum effect in 4hrs 42 hrs to zero fleas 98% of fleas dead in 12 hrs Peak activity at 6 hrs
Active
Ingredients
Imidacloprid Imidacloprid & Permethrin Fipronil Fipronil & Methoprene
(flea sterilizer)
Lufenuron
(flea sterilizer)
Nitenpyram Selamectin Imidacloprid & Moxidectin
(for additional parasites)
Lufenuron
(flea sterilizer) & Milbemycin
(for additional parasites)

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