Flea Med Question

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Is there any reason not to use the cat's Advantage on the dog? I know you don't use the dog version on the cat because one ingredient in the dog's version is poisonous to cats. But otherwise aren't they the same? Our dog is an indoor dog so she isn't running with the fleas all day.

When we use the flea medicine Advantage for dogs on the dog we don't have to put any flea medicine on the indoor cat. It's true even though they don't go in the same parts of the house.

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Thanks,

I was thinking it might be safer for the cat not to use the dog one on the dog. Someday they are going to get together...maybe.

Right now and in the past when we had dogs that were friendly with the cats. We kept them separated for an hour after we put the flea meds on the dogs.
 

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Huh. Not sure about that, but you CAN look up the ingredients for both online, check them off against each other, find ANYTHING in the cat version NOT in the dog version, and google that for safety. I don't recommend it, but I do know what financial constraints can do to us, as well.
 

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Advantage (NOT Advantix!) uses the same formulation for the cat and dog versions. As long as it's the right dose for the right size it's all good. This is not universal---make sure to check ingredients! But Advantage is one that's interchangeable.
 
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