so far so good...
gave to my dalmatian, no issues....
my older dalmatian currently in vets for tick treatment... i should have give this sooner!
ticks are 3 times as bad in 2020 then 2019!
Purchased in September 2020 for A$46.00.
Gave a dose to my 11 mos. old lab and within 4 hours he developed a severe allergic reaction- hives all over his back and hips and severe itching. Luckily I didn’t have to take him to an emergency vet, Benadryl began to help a bit an hour after administering- another dose 4 hours later. Stayed up all night with my pup who was noticeably uncomfortable. Will never use the product again. He hates the taste too, just as an aside- had to break up and hide in peanut butter.
Purchased in September 2020 at Vet for A$70.00.
Almost killed my dog
Stay far away from this product. Within 20-30 minutes of giving my dog this product he was throwing up and had instant diarrhea. Within 24 hours he was unable to walk, had to take my dog to the emergency room. They said it was a result from the medicine. After hospital bills and my dog back in my care, Bravecto refused to pay for the medication reimbursement or the hospital visit. Will never use this company for anything. They are made by Merck & Co out of New Jersey. Now to share this to me 120K followers.
Purchased in September 2020 at chewy for A$50.00.
My dog never throws up. I gave bravecto to him and he has been throwing up 7 times now since 2 wks ago. I can't wait till it's out of his system. I pray he doesn't die. I feel so bad I changed from advantix2. I'm going back to that.
Purchased in August 2020 for A$64.00.
DO NOT use this on your dog, it has caused irreversible seizures, and other damage!
Cluster seizures, black tarry stool, aggressive behaviour. I'm hoping my dog will eventually recover unlike many reports on here. This should be banned from sale, absolutely awful stuff. Currently detoxing
Purchased in July 2020.
My lab/pit mix used the 3 month chewable. After taking the chewable in the afternoon, he became sick overnight. It caused ses Diarrhea and Then vomiting. Obviously sick from the medication and lasting days.
Terrible. Felt scammed
I was trying to decide between a few different tick prevention options and decided to go with Bravecto because they said there was a rebate as long as I purchased to it appeared that way on their website as well. Turns out it’s only if you buy two for one dog so if you buy Two in total but not for the same dog you don’t get the rebate.
I have a rottweiler, bulldoggle, and a cat. I have tried every home remedy I could find. I even got all natural stuff from Chewy. Nothing worked and it seemed this year the fleas are very bad! I was flea combing each animal everyday and getting 20 or more each day! I felt like a bad mom to my fur kids. Yes I read lots of reviews good and bad, talked to my vet and decided to try Bravecto! The next day no fleas at all every day I still run a flea comb in them just to check and I'm AMAZED by how well this works! I watched all my animals and I was lucky as my animals can handle it with no side effects..i still shocked this work so well!
Purchased in June 2020 for A$171.00.
Bravecto Pour On doesn't work!
I spent $110 on Bravecto pour on 3 weeks ago for my two pyranees. They have been miserable from flea and tick bites. The groomer said they were covered in ticks. It has been a waste of money.
Purchased in June 2020 for A$55.00.
DO NOT GIVE TO YOUR PETS
Gave to my dog last night. He vomited later on. Now he won't sit still, he's constantly itching, and his panting is insane. When he isn't panting, his breathing is shallow. I'm very worried that worse symptoms will transpire soon. Please please do not give this to your dogs. It is poison.
Purchased in May 2020.
No!! Save your pet!!
I’ve been crying and still am. I went to vet yesterday to get flea and tick pill for my 2 dogs(they are brother and sister) that are 9 months old. Gave them each a chewable tablet when I got home around 3. Around 10pm, my male started coughing, salivating so much... he would lay his head on my bed and it would be soaking wet... like he had an accident.. but it was just slobber. His breathing was rapid and he started getting a droopy ear on his right side and kept shaking his head every minute or two for about an hour. I checked his, hi...s ears were clean... his sister wasn’t having any reaction and still at this moment... completely fine. I thought he was having an allergic reaction, and gave him 1 Benadryl in some food. He’s 70 pounds, and about an hour later, his coughing slowed and so did the drooling. It was a long night because I just kept watching his breathing and praying... he’s with me everywhere I move, sleeps on top of me(he isn’t aware of how large he is) gets in chair on top of me. If I leave the room, he follows, waits outside shower door for me... loves playing in the water hose... and he’s a talker, and wants to talk about everything. He’s super happy to ride in the truck, to see me come home... or just for me to talk to him. Woke up today, it’s not the case. He’s depressed, barely ate and just got his first drink at the 24 hour mark. I really thought getting the water hose out to play would work since he chases and tries to chew/attack the water and will lock his mouth around the end and will usually drink... no, not anymore... I try calling his name, and he goes under porch and just lays there and kinda wags his tail. He isn’t following me, he just lays there. I got a little tad bit of play out of him earlier.. and his voice is different, and it’s the first time I’ve heard it since these meds and he talks a lot. He didn’t want to load in the truck. I’ve called the vet... will be doing bloodwork Monday it looks like. It’s right now 28 hours after giving them the meds. I wish I would have seen these reviews and read these stories. I thought I was losing him last night and I’m still just scared and Monday seems a long time away. There aren’t enough warnings on this package.. and I hope that it’s not true that there isn’t an antidote. I will never make the mistake again of him getting this medicine. Do your research, all side effects aren’t on the package and the insert didn’t show evidence of one death:..
Purchased in June 2020 for A$100.00.
My dog almost died...
- do I need to say more?
Please take time to investigate this product before you buy it.
I can't prove Bravecto was the reason why my dog had neurological disorders, epileptic seizures, loss of appetite, bloody vomiting etc after taking Bravecto but I can say my dog was never himself again...
Purchased in April 2017.
If I could rate BrAvecto Zero I would
I gave my German Shepard a Bravecto tablet about 3 weeks ago and she almost died. It was agonizing. The day following she started falling down the stairs, developed a head tilt, would walk towards her right, lost use of her back legs, would barely eat. Long story, Prednisone and detox supplements appear to have saved her life. Bravecto needs to be pulled from shelves. So bad
Purchased in April 2020.
My dog has seizures from Bravecto
After the second dose of Bravecto my dog started having serious neurological issues and we couldn't stop the seizures!! We had to detox her of the meds before she was better.
Purchased in August 2018.
- Bravecto Small (For Dogs 4.5 - 10kg)
- Verified purchase
Do Not Buy
My dog had serious neurological issues after giving him this medication for the first time. I’m confident that this drug caused his problems because no other factors changed or were involved on this particular day, plus the symptoms began almost immediately after he took the medication.
Shortly after administering the medication his eyes stopped tracking, he walked like he was drunk, he couldn’t stay balanced and kept falling down, he appeared to be dizzy and disoriented and I thought he would die. I was scared to death he would start seizing...and I felt awful because I gave him this new medication. I called the emergency vet hospital and they advised me to contact the Bravecto manufacturer for advice and a case number. I contacted Merck’s after hours poison control representative. She immediately said that my dog’s symptoms didn’t occur with Bravecto and were unusual. I knew this to be false because I did some quick online research. She said there’s no antidote and advised me to go to the vet hospital so that they could treat his symptoms. The hospital confirmed that he was in neurological distress and started an IV in case of seizures. They gave him anti nausea medication and kept him overnight. The next morning the vet called and said the symptoms had subsided and he didn’t experience any seizures. The vet was fairly confident that the Bravecto caused his symptoms.
Purchased in April 2020.
Bravecto killed my dog
Please do not use Bravecto I am not alone so many dogs have died from a Bravecto and having to watch my dog have seizures and finally have to b3 put to sleep at the age iof 5 yrs was the most painful thing I have ever gone through There have been over 150 cases reported and the poison is still sold Please do not use Bravecto on your dogs.A big petition has been dpforeward to Bravecto with many heart broken dog owners It must be taken off the market
B e w a r e o f b r a v e c t o
I am sharing my recent experience with Bravecto in the hope that other pet owners make a more informed decision before using this product.
After years of using a topical tick and flea treatment I made the almost fatal decision of giving my 12 year old dog the Bravecto 3 month chewable tick and flea treatment for dogs.
It was the third time I had given her the treatment and looking back I think that the adverse reactions started after the first treatment. I noticed that her back legs would shake uncontrollably however at the time I did not ma...ke the connection and just assumed that it was due to her ageing. I continued with the use of Bravecto and unfortunately 2 weeks ago I gave her another 3 month chew with devastating affects. Within 6 hours of her taking the Bravecto she had a seizure that was so intense that I am shocked but so grateful she survived. She went on to have another 2 seizures in the next 48 hours. I immediately sought treatment through my local vet who told me that this could be a side effect to the Bravecto and that it may not be suitable for some animals especially of her age. I also attended a 24 hour veterinary hospital and was told the same thing by the vet that treated her.
Purchased in May 2020.
For fleas and ticks
Before I knew of all this :My dog since he was 6 months old to 4 years old has been taking bravecto, not one problem. I read the reviews and didn’t give it to him (One year ,last year) , frightened because my dog is my best friend, and was scared after reading all the bad. As spring and summer are nearing my dog has been getting flea bites and itching way more I noticed. He is super sensitive to a single flea bite and It makes him sick and lethargic to get them, Almost like a allergic reaction to fleas. Poor thing. he’s a house dog. Decided to...start bravecto again since no problems ever. I don’t see any issues as I didn’t in the past either. I feel so bad so many dogs were affected negatively. It benefits my dog . IT works . he gets absolutely no fleas and has never had a tick in his life!!! I don’t see him sick at all , no seizures, not breathing heavy. I really took a good look at him this time. He’s in bed w me right now perfect. I think dogs like humans get different reactions to different medications. I wonder what the true statistics are in percentage of dogs being allergic to this medication . I’m so sorry for the tragedy as I would be so heartbroken. Not sure why my dog does so well with this medication and other dogs do not
Have used before and after one dose my Boston is having a reaction. Natural flea control in the future. No more poison.bad product.she can't walk straight. It's bad. I'm s
Purchased in May 2020.
Cat severely burned
I was recommended Bravecto by friend who swears by it how awesome it is for her cat. However when I used it on my cat his skin got totally burned (after only 12 hours of being on his skin) to point that was bleeding and I end up taking him to vet so he can get prescription meds so his spot can heal. Even the vet said that she has seen this happen several times in last months to cats and she will not be allowing more refill to cats. Was severely disappointed and heart broken for my cat the amount of pain and discomfort he went through. took over 4 weeks for spot to clear from bleeding and 3 moths for hair to start growing back. I wish I knew how severe the the hives and breakout can be from it.
Purchased in April 2020 for A$52.99.
Questions & Answers
My border collie was given a tablet form of brave to chewable for fleas and ticks. Given to me by my local veterinarian. He has vomited and been unwell for 2 days. I rang my vet who says monitor symptoms. I have never had a problem with spot on bug a 3monthly tablet made my Border collie only just 2yrs very sick. So not impressed at all.
How to get Bravecto out of a nursing dog had babies n sister believe that they act lalargic cause of the Bravecto?
My vet talked me into using this.
My dog has had skin allergies only partially relieved by medications for the last few months and I have just realised that was around the time she had the treatment. Has anyone experienced this?
the vet tells everyone to use it Why i dont know Vets should know better.. This stuff is full of pesticides dont use it.. do a google search & find something using natural ingredients
They must make money out of it. They rip off big time. The medication my poor little girl needs to ease the itching is costing $77 for 20 tablets.
I was reading these reviews to see if anyone else has had any ongoing issues with skin allergies after receiving Bravecto. My Bernese/pyrenees was given this last year in March and we started down a path of major hair loss/sores on her body/ scratching! We had to do a cycle of prednisone and antibiotics for the summer at the cost of over $300.00 for the medication alone. Then this year same thing at the same time! (I do not give her Bravecto in the fall or winter) This March the whole cycle started over after giving her the pills this time it was 4 trips to the Vet and same medication combo! All the way through to Sept. I had purchased another Pill to give her in August but I held off do to the skin problems. My very fluffy beautiful dog looks like she has under gone cancer treatment, her hair is dull and only 1/3 of what she normally would have. I am glad that I held off giving her the pill and have decided not to. The light bulb went off in my head when I started thinking about the timeline to her skin problems and the Bravecto. I can't say with certainty that it is the pill but her hair is finally started to come back and she no longer has the scratching causing the sores. I will not be giving her the Bravecto again. Since it lasts for 3 months once it is given there is little you can do to counteract it. I have spent over $1000.00 in the last 2 summers. The vet has never mentioned that this could possibly be a cause. I will not be giving it to her in March 2021 and we will then have an answer if it is Bravetco or outside seasonal allergies as stated by my Vet.
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