Flea & Worming Affordable Australian Suppliers

Flea & Worming
Affordable Australian Suppliers
Please find on the following pages a range of different products available in Australia for the
prevention of worms and fleas with an explanation of each product and prices from different
You will not be able to click on the vendor links on the following pages; therefore they are listed for
you below:
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Advantage for Flea Treatment
Kills adult fleas and flea larvae within 20 minutes of contact.
Simply squeeze the contents of the tube onto the skin on the back of your dog's neck. Advantage
then spreads over your pet, remaining in the oily layer of the skin, where it is effective against fleas
all month long. Best of all, fleas don't have to bite your dog to be affected, so with Advantage your
pet suffers less of those painful flea bites.
Stops fleas biting in 3-5 minutes
Advantage is the only topical to kill exclusively on contact, not on bite
Kills 98%-100% of fleas before they lay eggs
Prevents infestation if your treated pet comes into contact with other pets with fleas
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Advantix for Flea & Tick Treatment
Advantix stops fleas from feeding within 3-5 minutes of contact. Within 12 hours of application,
98-100% of the fleas on your dog will be dead. Best of all, fleas don’t have to bite your dog to be
affected. Also kills Lavae.
Designed specifically for dogs, Advantix harnesses a patented combination of two proven
ingredients, Imidacloprid (from Advantage) and Permethrin, to protect your dog from ticks, fleas,
mosquitoes and sandflies.
Advantix is the only spot-on product that not only kills ticks, but actually repels them. Repelled ticks
drop off your dog before they have the chance to bite or attach.
Advantix repels and kills paralysis ticks
A single adult paralysis tick can paralyse and even kill your dog. Advantix repels and kills these deadly
Advantix repels and kills Brown Dog ticks and Bush ticks
Brown Dog tick can develop into an overwhelming problem in your dog’s surroundings – even in
your house! Advantix repels and kills this parasite as well as Bush tick.
Advantix kills fleas and flea larvae – fast
Advantix stops fleas from feeding within 3-5 minutes of contact. Within 12 hours of application, 98100% of the fleas on your dog will be dead. Best of all, fleas don’t have to bite your dog to be
Advantix repels and kills mosquitoes and sandflies
Mosquitoes and sandflies are just as irritating to dogs as they are to people, especially around the
ears and nose. Advantix will protect your dog from these painful insects. Advantix is easy to use –
simply apply the pre-measured tube to the back of your dog’s neck (see directions for use for dogs
over 25kg. From there, it spreads over your dog’s skin, protecting your dog from biting insects.
Advantix repels and kills stable (biting) flies
Advantix is the only dog treatment with repellency properties against stable (biting) flies that lasts
for a month. It helps prevent irritation and skin lesions caused by these flies.
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Advocate for Internal & External Parasites
Breaks the flea life cycle by killing flea larvae as well as adult fleas.
Advocate, a patented combination of Imidacloprid (from Advantage) and Moxidectin, is a breakthrough in the treatment of parasites in dogs. Advocate treats, protects against and prevents the
major parasites of your pet, inside and out.
Treat- Eliminate existing parasite infections.
Protect - Continuous coverage, as one application lasts all month.
Prevent - New infections cannot establish.
Advocate is the most convenient way to protect your pet as it is the only spot-on product to control
fleas, heartworm and gastrointestinal worms in dogs. That means no more nasty tablets for your
Advocate provides:
The Fast Flea Control and Prevention. Imidacloprid spreads rapidly over your pet, killing 98-100% of
adult fleas within 12 hours of application. In addition, Imidacloprid controls flea larvae in the pet’s
environment and reduces the incidence of Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD).
Heartworm Prevention. After application, Moxidectin enters your pet’s bloodstream and with
monthly use will prevent heartworm infection in dogs.
Treatment, Protection and Prevention of Gastrointestinal Worms. Advocate's unsurpassed efficacy
against adult, immature and L4 larval stages of hookworms and roundworms assures protection
against environmental contamination and prevents reinfestation of your pet.
Control of Ear Mites. For the treatment of ear mites, Advocate is highly effective as a single dose.
Treatment and Control of Demodex. Demodex is a skin mite that can cause a potentially debilitating
skin condition in dogs. Monthly application of Advocate for 2 to 4 treatments is highly effective in
the treatment of this condition.
Treatment and Prevention of Sarcoptic Mange. Advocate eliminates 100% of sarcoptic mange mites
after a single dose.
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Canimax for Worm Prevention including Heart Worm
• Treatment of Roundworm (Toxascaris Ieonina, Toxocara canis),Hookworm (Ancylostoma caninum,
Uncinaria stenocephala),Whipworm (Trichuris spp.) and Tapeworm (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia
spp.) including hydatids (Echinococcus granulosus) in dogs. Prevention of heartworm
• All dogs from 6 weeks of age
Available in 3 sizes for dogs:
• Small Dog (one tablet per 0-5kg body weight)
• Medium Dog (one tablet per 5 – 10kg body weight)
• Large Dog (one tablet per 20kg body weight)
The above presentations are in 4 tablet packs.
You must consult a veterinarian before starting any heartworm prevention as your dog might
require testing to establish whether or not heartworm is already present. If the pet is already being
treated with an existing heartworm prevention product it is safe to switch to Canimax when the next
dose is due.
• PUPPIES: Commence treatment at 6 weeks of age and retreat every 6 weeks.
• ADULTS: Retreatment is required every 6 weeks.
• Dogs should not be fed, or allowed to feed on, offal from any species.
• Dogs in hydatid areas should be treated every 6 weeks. Where whipworm is a problem treat every
6-8 weeks after 3 months of age.
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Capstar for fast relief from adult fleas
Kills adult fleas.
When your dog or cat is suffering from dreaded adult fleas, you’ll want to ease their itch right away.
Capstar® has a rapid-acting formula that delivers fast relief from fleas. Within 30 minutes of
swallowing, Capstar starts knocking down adult fleas. Within 4 hours, 100% of fleas are dead.*
Best of all, Capstar doesn’t leave a sticky chemical residue on your pet’s coat and swimming or
bathing your dog will not affect product efficacy.
You only need to use Capstar when your dog or cat has adult fleas. Before you know it, they’ll be flea
free and feeling much more comfortable.
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Comfortis for Flea Treatment in tablet form
Kills adult fleas.
Comfortis Flea Tablets are the newest flea control product on the market. Comfortis is the first
APVMA and FDA-approved, chewable tablet that kills fleas and prevents flea infestations on dogs for
a full month.
Acclaimed worldwide as the breakthrough flea treatment of the 21st Century, Comfortis has quickly
become recognized by vets and pet owners as the best flea treatment for dogs yet discovered.
Only Comfortis offers you all of these benefits in a single product: Starts killing fleas within 30
minutes. Lasts a full month. Kills fleas before they can lay eggs.
The convenience of a chewable, synthetic beef-flavored tablet. Spinosad, the active ingredient in
Comfortis, is environmentally friendly.
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Drontal for Worm prevention (excluding Heartworm) – 1 tablet every 3
Drontal is recommended for the control of all gastrointestinal worms in dogs including roundworm,
hookworm, whipworm and tapeworm (including hydatid tapeworm).
Drontal is available in tablet form and now in a tasty liver chew which your dog will love.
Drontal is a formulation of three distinctly different proven drugs offering the broadest spectrum of
activity. The synergistic febantel/pyrantel combination is active against roundworms and
hookworms and is highly effective against whipworms. Praziquantel provides a superb level of
efficiency against all the major tapeworms.
Powerful – Controls all gastrointestinal worms in a single treatment.
Effective – Drontal offers gentle, effective control of all worms.
Convenient – It may be given safely to all dogs including old animals, young pups, working dogs and
Economical – One treatment controls all gastrointestinal worms for up to 3 months.
User Friendly – Accuracy of dosage guaranteed and wastage minimised with 3, 10 and 35 kg dosage
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Frontline Plus for Flea Treatment
Kills Fleas at every stage.
FRONTLINE PLUS contains two active ingredients to break the flea life cycle at every stage. One
ingredient, fipronil, kills the adult fleas on your pet while the other ingredient, (S)-methoprene, kills
flea eggs and prevents larval and pupal development.
(S)-methoprene prevents fertile flea eggs being laid throughout the month, preventing reinfestation
of your pet and contamination of your home environment. 1,2,3,4,5,6. Fleas can breed all year round so
ensure you continue to treat your pet in winter to achieve the best flea control.
When applied correctly, FRONTLINE PLUS remains active on the skin of your pet for one month.
Treat all of your dogs and cats every month with FRONTLINE PLUS. Use the stickers in the FRONTLINE
PLUS pack to record the treatment dates on your calendar and sign up for the FRONTLINE PLUS
reminder service to help you remember when your pet's FRONTLINE PLUS treatment is due.
For paralysis tick control in dogs, use FRONTLINE PLUS every 2 weeks. (For paralysis tick control in
cats, use FRONTLINE SPRAY every 3 weeks.)
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HeartGuard Plus for the prevention of Heartworm
Heartgard Plus chewables for Dogs Description:
Heartgard Plus chewables is a monthly meaty chew used for the prevention of heartworm disease
and for the control of roundworms and hookworms in dogs. Heartgard Plus chewables contain the
active ingredients Ivermectin and Pyrantel and are given once a month for the prevention of
heartworm disease caused by the parasitic worm Dirofilaria Immitis in dogs and to control
roundworms and hookworms. Heartgard Plus eliminates the heartworm larvae that infect the dog
during the previous month. Heartworm is spread by infected mosquitoes. Heartworm disease is very
serious and can cause death. Treatment is very involved, complex and expensive, therefore
prevention is preferable to the cure.
Heartgard Plus Chewables Key Benefits
Control Heartworm and Intestinal Worm
Palatable & Chewable - dogs love it!
Easy Monthly doses
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Interceptor Spectrum for worm prevention including Heartworm
Prevents Heartworm Infection
Controls roundworm, whipworm, hookworm and tapeworm
One tasty chew monthly all year round is all it takes to protect your dog against the most
dangerous worms.
ProHeart for the prevention of Heartworm
The side effects of Moxidectin are rare at the recommended dosage. Proheart has a wide margin of
safety for all sizes and breeds of dogs including Collies. It is approved for use in puppies as young as
4 weeks, breeding bitches and stud dogs.
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Revolution for the prevention of Fleas & other Parasites
Kills adult fleas and Larvae.
Revolution (selamectin) is a topical parasiticide used in the treatment and prevention of heartworm
disease, fleas, ear mites and canine sarcoptic mange.
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Sentinel Spectrum for the prevention of Fleas and other parasites
Kills Adult Fleas.
Sentinel® Spectrum Tasty Chews are the most convenient way to protect against the most common
and dangerous parasites.
Sentinel Spectrum breaks the flea lifecycle by preventing eggs hatching, larvae developing and
pupae forming but does not kill adult fleas.
Monthly treatment with Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chews provide all round protection:
Prevents fleas
Prevents heartworm
Kills and controls intestinal worms – tapeworm, roundworm, hookworm and whipworm
If your dog is protected, so is your family. Using Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chews in your dog helps to
shield your family from fleas and potentially dangerous intestinal worms – some of which can be
harmful to human health.
Just give your dog one Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chew each month with a full meal. Simple.
Dogs love our convenient tasty chew formulation. Research has shown that 97% will eat it straight
from the hand.1
Best of all, Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chews don't leave a sticky chemical residue on your dog's coat
and swimming or bathing your dog will not affect product efficacy.
You have the additional reassurance that Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chews are backed by Novartis
Animal Health's 100% guarantee
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ValuHeart for Heartworm prevention
Valuheart Monthly Heartworm Preventative was designed to offer an affordable option to control
deadly heartworm disease without compromising on safety. Valuheart contains Ivermectin, the
leading monthly heartworm prevention medication. Valuheart a generic version of the market
leading heartworm preventative that also uses the same active ingredient.
Valuheart Heartworm Tablets prevent heartworm disease in dogs by eliminating the tissue stage of
heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) that infected the dog in the month (30 days) before
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