This puts you and your family at risk too! Advocate not only kills adult roundworms and hookworms, but also immature adult and larval stages of these worms, breaking the lifecycle. Advocate is the only flea, heartworm and worm protection product that kills lungworms in cat.
Does advocate kill roundworm?
Which parasites does Advocate treat? Advocate kills fleas, flea larvae, roundworms and hookworms and also treats ear mite infections and prevents heartworm in cats and dogs.
Does advocate for cats treat tapeworm?
Treatment options for tapeworms in cats
If your cat is not fed raw meat and is kept indoors, regular monthly use of Advocate® for cats will help them to avoid the tapeworm that they’re most at risk of, the flea tapeworm, by controlling fleas. A less common tapeworm, the zipper tapeworm, can also infect cats.
How often can I give my cat advocate?
How often should I apply Advocate? Advocate should be applied once a month to provide a constant level of protection against fleas, heartworm and worms. How long does Advocate last? Advocate should be applied monthly.
Do I need to worm my dog if I use advocate?
Products such as Advocate and Stronghold, which are effective against some worms, only require worming with Milbemax/Droncit every 6 months. If Frontline is used, then worming is advised every 1-3 months.
Is advocate safe for cats if licked?
You should try to prevent the animal from licking until the product has fully dried. Once dried, it should not cause the same reaction when licked. If you are still concerned about the product, you can bathe the pet fully in a liquid dish soap three times back to back to remove the product.
Is advocate safe for cats?
Advocate is a medicine used on cats, ferrets and dogs suffering from, or at risk from, mixed parasitic infections (caused by several different types of parasites):
What worms does advocate not cover?
Advocate or Revolution cover the most parasites including multiple flea life stages (this includes lice, sarcoptic mange, demodex mange, heartworm, ear mites, lice) but doesn’t include coverage for ticks or tapeworm.
Can I use advocate every 2 weeks?
The safety of Advocate has not been evaluated when administered on the same day as an adulticide. Dogs infected with adult heartworms tolerated up to 5 times the recommended dose, every 2 weeks for 3 treatments, without any adverse effects.
How long does advocate take to kill ear mites?
How quickly does it take for ear mite treatment to work? The ear mite life cycle takes 21 days. To ensure all mite eggs have been eliminated treatment needs to continue for a minimum of 3 weeks.
What happens if tapeworms go untreated in cats?
If worms are left untreated for a long time, the effects can potentially be fatal – particularly for kittens. The long term effect of worms in cats include anaemia from a loss of blood, or a blockage in the intestines caused by too many tapeworms – both of which can have devastating consequences.
How long does advocate for cats last?
In cats – treatment with Advocate kills fleas and prevents flea infestation for 4 weeks.
What do you give cats for tapeworms?
What is the Treatment for Tapeworms in Cats? Luckily, treatment for cat tapeworms is pretty easy and effective. If your cat is infested, your vet will give you a tapeworm medicine called a dewormer. Typically, dewormers are oral medications, though they can also be given through an injection.