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Treatment Name: K9 Advantix II etc. (imidacloprid/pyriproxyfen/permethrin)

Treatment Type: Antiparasitics

Rated for: Bernese Mountain Dog / Labrador Retriever Mix

Effectiveness
2.0
/ 5
Easy to use
3.5
/ 5

Doesn't work and toxic

Jennifer Peters DVM DABVP canine and feline

By

2.8

Grass Valley, California, United States

Posted Jun. 27, 2018

There is a lot of resistance to immidacloprid now. It was great when it worked. The tick part of it is permethrin. This is a toxic chemical to insects and mammals alike. With the safer drugs we have today there just isn't any reason to use this.

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