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Bayer Advocate Blue (Medium Dog)

Bayer Advocate Blue (Medium Dog)

2.6 from 17 reviews

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  • Incentivised Review Yes (0%) · No (100%)
  • Side Effects Short-term illness (2) · None (1)
  • Value for Money
    1.0 (2)
  • Ease of Use
    3.0 (2)

This is bad

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My 12-year-old Mickey, whose weight is 5-6 kg, has been sleeping for 2 days in a row without sleeping. I will never use the second or third tube for him. NEVER!

Purchased in October 2019 for $40.00.

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Side Effects Short-term illness
Pet TypeDog
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Paul

PaulGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

  • 2 reviews

Bad news all around. This product sent my lab nutty for a day.

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This product has led to extreme lethargy and avoidance of his pack (his human family) each time. We just made the connection. The dog was not himself for 24 hours. Won't be using it again. Not enamoured with Bayer to say the least.

Purchased in January 2019 at PetBarn.

Side Effects Short-term illness
Pet TypeDog

CavoodleDolittleDo

CavoodleDolittleDoSouth East Queensland, QLD

Have fleas developed resistance to imidacloprid / moxidectin?

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My 14 1/2-year-old Cavoodle has been treated with Advocate since before she could say mumma or dadda. It has always been effective... until now. Her past three treatments have been slightly before the month interval. But she appears to have a resident flea population. I keep the Advocate in the fridge so I know it isn't degrading. Unless the persistent hot and humid weather denatures the Advocate excipients before they have been absorbed or her aging body interferes with systemic distribution, I can't see any other reasonable explanation for active fleas.

Purchased in November 2018 for $70.25.

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Side Effects None
Pet TypeDog
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Digbysmum

DigbysmumMelbourne

  • 4 reviews

Itchy skin infections

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It gave my poor little dog skin infections. She was fine before use
and had not a flea on her and after use she was itching so bad I took her to the vet where they told me she has a skin infection. Now my poor dog is on really strong antibiotics and steroids to help. $200 later and she still isn't better. Lethargic and hasn't eaten for days, poor thing is in very bad shape.

PetDog

Poison

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Gave this to my 1,5yo frenchie for ear mites, 24h later she started having movement problems, could not walk properly, jump, was dizzy, letargic, sleepy, low appetite. Vomited once. Another 12h later I figured it was because of the Advocate and washed her with shampoo. Half an hour later she was much much better. Walking, jumping, happy, eating...

Do not use on your pet!

PetDog

Briannon C

Briannon Cnear Newcastle

  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

Easy Application

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Have used Advocate on all my dogs. The Pet Circle website is very easy to order from. The goods are so much cheaper than Vets and Pet Stores. Will continue to use this site especially when items are on special. Prompt delivery.

PetDog

bekka1985

bekka1985cranbourne north

people need to do more research!!!!

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maree

maree

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Absolutely fantastic

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This product is fantastic. So easy to use. No trying to get your dog to swallow any pills. All you do is put it on the back of his neck and presto...all finished.

PetDog

spadger

spadgerNew South Wales

  • 10 reviews

So so

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Elsie

ElsieAdelaide

Great for our dog

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We have a 40 kg male german shepherd and have used this product since we rescued him 2.5 years ago. He had a few fleas when we got him from the rescue shelter, but after giving him advocate, hoovering the carpet twice a day for a week and flooding the garden to get rid of any potential flea-breeding sites - no fleas ever since! He is on a raw food diet, so I do not know if this helps with the treatments absorption and ability to work. I have never seen the red (large dog) advocate in our pet stores, but use the blue (medium dog) packet, one tube once a month after checking the dosage with the vet and our dog has not had any problems.

PetDog

Didn't work

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Found a flea on my Yorkie so used Advocate 4 to 10 kilos. She is six kilos. Followed instructions, but two weeks later she still has fleas and it biting and scratching continually. Cost nine pounds for one pipette. Useless.

PetDog

Terie

TerieSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

One dog is fine other had a very bad reaction

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Have 2 dogs both similar weight. One is happy to have this with no perceived side effects, but the other slinks away and was not his usual happy self the previous month. This time around severe reaction, vomiting, restless, very unhappy. Wiped as much as I could off after about 4 hours of vomiting, etc and after a couple of more heaves, gave him some food and he seemed to finally settle down. Took about 12 hours for him to be happy again. No lasting side effects but will not be using it on him again. Will be changing for both dogs to another product - sorry Advocate, but have not seen this type of reaction with any other product over the 30 years I have had dogs. Product works, just don't want to risk it.

PetDog

Scary reaction

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I gave my poodle X Tibetan Spaniel advocate and within half an hour he was so irritable, shaking and legs were giving way. I washed the area where I put the advocate and it took him around 8 hours to settle down and get back to his normal self.
Looking back 6 months ago... We had a midnight trip to the vet when he started convulsing and shaking, he stayed in the vet overnight on the drip but they couldn't figure out what was wrong. It's only now I realise I gave him advocate that morning but didn't even think that it could have been the issue. Will never put this on any pet ever again, just looking at some of the reviews this is not a one off and I don't know how they can continue to see this poison.

PetDog

Works well

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Had been worried after reading the reviews but the fleas caused problems too. The product works well the dogs had no problem and I intend to keep using. Didn't give 5 stars as I think it is too expensive.

PetDog

This product is very harmful for your pets,

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PetDog

Dog's Reaction To Advocate Flea Treatment

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Gavin

GavinMelbourne

  • 9 reviews
  • 2 likes

Good - bought from PetCare

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I am happy with the product - bought this from PetCare, and it covers heart worm as well.. and easy to apply

PetDog

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Questions & Answers

Helen J.

Helen J.asked

I gave my dog her treatment and three hours later she jumped in a river. She was not fully submerged and only felt slightly damp on her back. Will the advocate have worked. We are also now in Devon where ticks are rife should I give her another treatment. Thanks Helen

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Jennie K.

Jennie K.asked

My daughter has accidentally put medium dog advocate on our large dog ( luckily not the other way around). Does this mean she won’t be protected this month as obviously if I put the large dose on now she will be overdosed. Would we be able to put another medium dog on her or is it just not worth the risk?

No answers

Barry Rutterford

Barry Rutterfordasked

Where can I buy Bayer Advocate for medium dogs on line?

1 answer
Aref Eshghi
Aref Eshghi

https://www.petcircle.com.au/dog/flea-and-worming/all


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