Is first shield trio safe for dogs?

Is first shield trio safe for dogs?

Do not use this product on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant or nursing dogs or dogs known to be sensitive to pesticide products without first consulting a veterinarian. For external use on dogs only. Do not use this product on cats.

What’s the best flea and tick medicine for dogs?

Best oral tick-prevention treatments

  • Bravecto Chews for Dogs.
  • NexGard Chewables for Dogs.
  • Simparica Trio Chewable Tablets for Dogs.
  • K9 Advantix II Flea, Tick and Mosquito Prevention for Dogs, 6 Doses.
  • Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs.
  • Seresto 8 Month Flea & Tick Prevention Collar.
  • Tweezerman Ingrown Hair Splintertweeze.

How do I apply my cats first shield?


  1. Remove applicator from package.
  2. The cat should be standing or in a comfortable position for easy application.
  3. Holding the applicator upright, pointing away from face, place thumb and index finger around the applicator tip under the large disk.

Does first shield trio expire?

This item doesn’t have an expiration date, but rather a manufacturers date on the box. After two years, this item may start to lose its potency, but it doesn’t expire.

How do I apply Fipronil to my dog?

Fipronil is applied topically to the skin or haircoat. Apply the drops directly to the skin by parting your pet’s hair between the shoulder blades and at the base of the neck, applying the applicator tip directly to the skin, and squeezing the application to empty the contents.

Does flea treatment still work if on fur?

When you apply the flea medication, it’s essential to completely part the pet’s hair so that the medication can be applied directly to the skin. However, the medication won’t work correctly if only the hair follicles are involved – it must be applied to the skin.

Is it safe to use expired flea medicine?

Second, the medical authorities state that it is safe to take most drugs after the expiration date. Although some drugs may lose some of their potency over time, maybe as little as 5%, many are good for years after the expiration date. Most drugs degrade very slowly.

How long is Advantage 2 GOOD FOR?

one month
How long does Advantage® II for dogs last? A single application of Advantage® II for dogs stops biting fleas for one month. However, if the dog has a severe infestation, retreatment within a month may be necessary. See product label for additional information.

How old do dogs have to be to use first Shield trio?

This page contains information on First Shield Trio for Dogs & Puppies for veterinary use. ● For dogs and puppies 5 to 10 lbs over 8 weeks of age ● For dogs and puppies 11 to 20 lbs, over 8 weeks of age ● For dogs and puppies 21 to 55 lbs, over 8 weeks of age

What to do if your dog has first Shield?

Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15 – 20 minutes. If skin appears irritated after rinsing call a poison control center, doctor, or 1-877-872-3744 or after 6 pm EST call 1-888-426-4435 immediately for treatment advice.

When to call Poison Control for first Shield?

Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment. You may contact 1-877-872-3744 weekdays between 9am and 6pm EST or 1-888-426-4435 for emergency medical treatment information. Monitor your dog after application.