I give my dog Frontline Top Spot every month, and he ended up with fleas!?!?!?
I gave him an application about 23 days ago. I noticed fleas on him and I about 2 days ago, and they're getting worse by the day. Has anyone else had this experience? That stuff is expensive, and supposedly "the best", so I don't know why he suddenly has fleas? It worked fine all summer.
Asked By: Justin - 10/22/2009
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
My first question would be are you applying it properly? Meaning that you apply ALL of it to the skin and none on the hair. If the dog has big greasy spot on his back, you did not apply it correctly... More
Answered By: Jessie - 10/22/2009
Additional Answers (5)
The same thing happened to my dog. My Vet said sometimes after you use the same product for a long time, the effectiveness diminishes. After 30 days (not before) change to another brand line Revolution or Advantix.
Answered By: marci knows best - 10/22/2009
So my dog has flea allergies and I was treating once a month like you and she still got fleas along with hot spots. I have now switched her to a oral pill called Comfort is. You give it once a month and it kills the fleas when they bite the pet. Good thing is you can still give baths and it helps with the fleas in your... More
Answered By: tj - 10/22/2009
If you use any product too often, it won't be so effective. I never use Frontline PLUS every month because it is unnecessary. I live in a hot humid country so there's always ticks & fleas everywhere but my dogs never get those things all the time because I bathe them once a week so they're not stinking & attracting... More
Answered By: Goldenly Addicted - 10/22/2009
frontline never EVER worked on my dog. i even asked the vet if i was applying it right, which i was, it just never worked. the other topical brands did absolutley nothing either.(my dog's a chihuahua daschund mix so it's not a thick fur issue... More
Answered By: kindell - 10/22/2009
I've had the same experience with Advantix. Sucks doesn't it... More
Answered By: ScottieDog - 10/22/2009
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Work At Home Jobs Make $87/HR, Jobs Seen On TV. Jobs Hiring Now
Over 465 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $15-$80/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Other Career Questions
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.