Doesn’t help at all against ticks
I bought Advantix especially to protect my dog from ticks as we are in high tick season and she had so many lately.
My dog has 23.3 kg, so is fully in the range for medium dogs (10 kg-25 kg).
I applied it properly in the neck and along the spine. That was 4 days ago. She didn’t have a bath or a swim meanwhile.
My dog is still full of happy, alive, fat ticks. I found 4 ticks alone today, 2 of them fat like a fingernail, so they had a really good meal. The effect of Advantix on ticks is zero!
I can’t talk about flees, my dog doesn’t have them, but against ticks Advantix is a waste of money.
Purchased in May 2020.
Remains oily with lots of residue for days
I have given the amp a good shake before applying and each time I have applied this product it remains oily and tends to run a fair way which I understand is the carier but the residue like dandruff is awful.This continues for more than 2 days.
My happy and healthy 20 lbs 8 y.o. Havanese have never had issues with any preventative meds until I put this poison on him. Three day later, he is still having seizures, respiratory issues, fever, and depression. In the past three days, we spent one night in the emergency room and today at his regular vet. Stay away from Bayer, Merck, and other merchants of death, and buy a good tick collar or chewable alternative instead. And if they ever tell you it is harmless to apply carcinogenic neurotoxins, ask them to demonstrate that point by applying them on their children first.
Purchased in December 2019.
Product kept fleas away in past. Previously dog was not as energetic after applications but survived.
Be cautious useing this product. Last application (around 7pm) caused healthy happy and loving 4 year old cocker spaniel to be admitted to vet hospital. A few hours after application dog became slightly uncomfortable. By next day dogs entire body was tense like he was flexing all of his muscles at the same time. Breathing sounded raspy. He had a difficult time panting as he would stop and start panting continuously like he wanted to pant but something was stopping him. Stayed in same spot for 2 days. Would eat and drink if food and water w...as brought to him. Only went outside to pee when carried. Became paralyzed in hind legs and refused water and food at the end of day 2 (48 hours after application). Day 3 dogs facial expressions, seem like he is ready to go for walks and play fetch but his body is still tense and he can no longer walk. Taken to vet and left there on day 3. The evening of day 2 dog became paralyzed in hind legs. Didnt pee or po for over 24 hours. Could no longer be carried outside due to pain (dog would bite you) On days one and two dog was able to walk but he walked wobbly with legs not in correct position sort of sticking out. Very strange. Dog is at vet now and prognosis is bad if he cannot regain movement of hind legs he will have to be put down. I am in shock as I am not ready to put my dog down he is only 4.
Purchased in March 2019 for A$69.00.
Killed my toy poodle
My dog had a seizure and died
First seizure ever
My dog was 2 yrs old died in my arms
The medication was prescribed by the veterinarian and applied as directed
The next few days my dog was lethargic but eating then one big seizure some trembling like feeling cold.no warnings or education from vet clinic
Shame on you
Purchased in September 2019 for A$22.00.
Great product and works perfect for my Bulldog
Great product and works perfect for my Bulldog.
I don't understand why this product has bad reviews.
My Bulldog got attacked by flies on his ears and nothing worked but this product!
I used sprays and creams on his ears and this is the only product that keeps the flies away!
Kills fleas, ticks, and dogs
I never leave reviews, but I hope to save someone the heartache of missing their best friend. My dog is well within the weight limit (6 month cane corso) and has never had health issues. Very healthy puppy. After applying this she could not eat, drink, barely breathe, or move. I had to carry her just to pee. Defecated herself because she's unable to move. I called the 1800 and was told to bathe her and take her to a vet. Thanks no thanks! Please find something else to give to your dog
Purchased in June 2019.
Shih T'zu having a horrible reaction.
I bought Advantix on Friday and administered it on my 11 year old Shih T'zu. Throughout the evening and night he was digging at his backside and very itchy, rolling over trying to scratch uncontrollably. He is also twitching and jumps up from his sleep and can't seem to settle. This has been day 3 and the same thing this morning, very itchy, biting at his backside and very jerky. I called the vet and was told to watch him. I would never use this product again and I hope this settles down very soon. We have used other products with no problems.
Purchased in May 2019.
Shih T'zus BEWARE.
Put this crap on my poor wee Shih T'zu. Took him for a walk less than an hour later. After 5 minutes he sat down which he Never does on a walk. Coaxed him back up for 100 ft + he did the same thing. 3rd time he lay right down + wouldn't get up. I had to carry him home. He was very lethargic. I bathed + scrubbed him well + rinsed with lots of water. Now he is suffering tremors. Most reports I have read that state these symptoms all mention Shih T'zus. Willy's symptoms are: lethargy, weakness in back legs, full body tremors. Hopefully he will eat + drink tomoro.
Purchased in May 2019 at Veterinarian for A$25.00.
Disappointing: worked for less than 2 weeks.
I applied as directed and did not bathe my crossbreed dog (to avoid reducing its effectiveness) but after 13 days she had a lot of fleas. Will not be buying again.
Purchased in February 2019.
Great product been using it for 9 years
I been using it for 9 years on my border collie it worked really well. Never have I problem with it. No reaction to treatment flea die in second I think it kill one tick I saw on him that good to know that work.
Purchased in January 2010 for A$60.00.
- Advantix for Dogs Turquoise (Medium Dog)
- Verified purchase
My Dog Had a Toxic Reaction
We purchased the product on a recommendation from the people at our Local Petco Store. The product is very expensive and made our dog sick. After a $90 Vet visit he told us this product should not be sold. In essence it created a Toxic reaction in our dog. We now have to wait and see if the condition worsens or may get better. The Vet said we will not know for another 48 hours. Heartbreaking to see how our dog is reacting to this poison. I would not recommend this to anyone.... I cant even find a way to reach someone at the company. All you get is an outside Vet line. I do't want a Vet line. I want to speak to the manufacturer. So I am out of pocket $140.00 for Product and visit to the Vet and have nothing but a sick dog.
Only repeled insects to face and into ear!
I bought the 2-pack and I put this on my dog who was scratching and itching and had hair missing from pea-sized spots along his rib cage. Within about 12 hours, he stopped scratching around his rib cage, where he had been infected. But after about 15 hours, he suddenly started scratching his face. He was scratching his face for about 2 days. Then he developed an infected bubble, about pea-sized, on his face! And every day over the next week, his scratching of his face increased, and he developed another pea-sized spot where his hair was mi...ssing, in addition to the infected pea-sized spot about an inch or so away, which was now healing. Over the following 2 weeks, the itching increased to what it was before the application. I returned the batch to the Petco where I had bought it. I asked if it was expired. They tried to research the Lot No. on the box, but could find no decoder for the Lot Np., and they found a claim that K9 Advantix II does not expire. I was skeptical, since so many people gave positive reviews. I could not help but wonder if I got a bad batch or if the effectiveness had expired...maybe the Lot No. could show the date that medicine was manufactured. But I could find no help. So Petco let me exchange the remaining medicine for one that seemed to have a Lot No. with letters further down the alphabet (which I hoped was an indicator that it was more recently manufacture). The new box Lot No. was KP0D26F KP0C5DU.
My dog had a severe reaction
skin red itchy and hot only used one 4-10 kg pipet on mastiff x Rottweiler so not even full dosage
I have been using Advantix for over the past 4 years with much success. It worked well for the past 4 year's. It wasn't until this year where my beloved pet princess contracted Lyme disease it was uncurable I had to put her down. My heart is broken I applied this medication Faithfully every month. Did not work for fleas or ticks buyer beware
Very happy with the results, most effective flea killer I've seen!
I have a healthy bull arab dog of 3 years whom was flea riddled, nothing I did was helping. Decided to try this and it worked wonders, I'm certain it was 100% effective in about 6 hours and I've monitored her for the two days following use, there appears to be no side effects and her fur is still just as soft as ever.
Very easy to use, and I have recommended to both friends and family.
2 years no fleas
I chose Advantix because it also repels flys and insects, I have been using Advantix on my Labrador the past 2 years he has had no fleas or ticks will continue to use very happy customer.
- Advantix for Dogs Red (Large Dog)
- Verified purchase
Useless Flea Med! Useless Customer Service!
Changed to this 4 months ago because of the "Repel" feature. Gave last treatment on 7-31, had VERY ACTIVE fleas on him on the week of 8-10!! My dog was chewing himself up. Thought it was an allergic reaction to the grass at first, didn't think it was fleas the first few days since it had only been 1 1/2 weeks since his 4th application.
Called customer service. Blamed it on everything but the product. (of course)
Very disappointed ~~ $125.00 down the drain!
Back to using Frontline Plus.
Useless for fleas
This product is easy to apply on my sprocker. The vet prescribed this instead of the previous product as she kept getting ticks on her. Fair enough, she hasn't had any more ticks, but she is still crawling with fleas even after a second month of application. I have bought a flea spray for the home, including her bedding and thoroughly vacuum the area. We also bought a flea comb. We have never had such a problem with our previous dogs and once worst of the tick season is over I shall not be buying this product again. I would have rated this product as terrible but for the fact that it does seem to have dealt with the ticks.
Questions & Answers
What happens when a dog takes advantix and is currently on medication?
Is it safe to use out of date advantix.
Should be fine as long as its not too out of date (less than 12 mos out of date). The expiry usually has a bit of lee way
And it will be safe to use - the worry is wether it will still be effective. If the box was stored in a cool place thats even better but if in direct sunlight not as good and you may not want to push the expiry to much
Hi, my puppy 3 month old- infested by fleas and tick. what is the treatment?
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