Advantage II for Cats
Advantage II for Cats

Best topical flea treatment for cats

Advantage II for Cats contains two ingredients, one that kills adult fleas and one that prevents immature fleas from developing. Vets and pet owners generally agree that it's safe and effective. Available without a prescription, it's approved for kittens as young as eight weeks. A single dose, applied to the back of the neck, lasts for one month.
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Advantage II for Dogs
Advantage II for Dogs

Best topical flea treatment for dogs

Advantage II for Dogs uses the same ingredients found in the feline version. Dog owners find it more effective than other topical flea treatments, and they say side effects are rare. Advantage II for Dogs comes in several formulations for dogs of different sizes.
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Capstar for Dogs and Cats
Capstar for Dogs and Cats

Best oral flea medication

Capstar for Dogs and Cats -- weighing less than 25 pounds -- is a tablet that kills adult fleas. A separate formulation is available for larger dogs. It starts working within 30 minutes, produces no mess, and is quite safe for both humans and pets. However, Capstar must be combined with other treatments to kill flea eggs and larvae.
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