Great product does exactly what it states
We have acreage in south-east Queensland and every summer we dreaded even letting our dogs in the gardens, the fleas are unreal!
We tried pipettes and had to spray insecticide on our lawns and it was still bad, embarrassing to have guests.
We have a reasonably large house with most the floors hard wood and tiles, at the peak of summer we could see the fleas literally jumping off our dogs and any rooms with carpets, rugs, matt's, sofas would become infested. We had to spray all our rooms monthly, which took ages and cost a lot in insecticide. Ou...
Purchased in June 2021 at Petbarn Physical store for $97.00.
Does everything that is describes
I've used different treatments before but found this was the only thing that really works. My pup loves it to the point she eats it right out my hand without having to mix it with other food. After seeing the previous reviews its definitely concerning but I've never had any bad experiences with this brand for seven months straight. When I was searching for a new product for my one I was actually recommended by vets, pet store employees and people that use it for their pets too that they love it. Will definitely be doing bit more research before our next round.
Purchased in July 2020 for $98.99.
Product does exactly what it says and works perfectly fine. Godsend for protection against fleas and ticks.
We've been giving Nexgard Spectra to our 5.5 year-old Greyhound (who comes in at just over 30kg) since we got him 3.5 years ago. We have also been giving it to our smaller (11.5kg) 12 year-old cattle dog, jack russell-cross since we got her 2.5 years ago.
We were advised to use this product by our vet and it works wonders. In all the time we have given this medication to our pets we have not had a single issue. No adverse reactions. No irritations. Nothing.
The only thing that does happen is our Grey might get a bit of an upset stomach if w...e give him the full 30kg tablet, but he gets diarrhoea if he so much as looks at something outside of his incredibly strict diet. He's had an incredibly sensitive stomach since we got him, so we suspected this was because of the large pill rated at 30 - 60kg and him being only just over 30kg. So what we normally do is give him 2/3rds of a tablet and he's fine and happy, no issues since we've started doing this. I have not seen a single tick or flea on either of them even once. Even though we've walked near long grass during hot humid seasons. Not one tick. This product is amazing. Yes it's a tad expensive, but it's one chew and your dog is safe from paralysis ticks for a whole month. What more could you want? Our dogs go for regular vet check-ups, including blood tests and they're always healthy and fine. Our greyhound is a blood donor and even the blood donation clinic gives him a 1-pack of Nexgard Spectra as a reward. Why would they give me this if it had a real risk of harming my dog on whom they rely for live-saving blood donations?
Purchased in September 2020 at My Pet Warehouse Online store for $103.49.
No fleas or ticks in a tasty chew!
Peace of mind is what I have since starting my dogs on this product when it first became available. That's been a total of 8 dogs in my care over that time.
My darling 2 year old boy is 4th generation Nexgard Spectra user. His mum, grandmother and great-grandmother were all on it prior to having their litters. Never had a single issue with it. All puppies are always healthy too.
Most importantly we've had no ticks or tick related deaths. When you live in a paralysis tick area, herd sheep and had a dog allergic to fleas you need something that...works and this works. Terrific product and will continue to use. May not be for everyone, please do make sure you read the warnings and understand the health and risk factors of your dogs and their breeds prior.
Purchased at Pet Circle.
No issues or reactions, never had a single tick since using. Very impressed as we live in a bad area for ticks. Highly recommend, don’t listen to herbalist nutters online listen to your vet or real people in dog parks.
Everything in one
This is perfect for my boy. It's everything in one. We go away a lot so it covers things that are generally not found in the suburbs. Like ticks, etc... So when we go away I know my boys covered. Great peace of mind
Purchased in January 2017 at Pet Circle for $100.00.
Best preventative for paralysis tick
This product is great for protecting dogs from paralysis tick in the tropics. I have used it on dogs of all sizes, ranging from 8 week old puppies to a 30kg German short haired pointer. I have used it on chihuahuas, basenjis, German shepherds, huskies, mareemas, border collies and more. I ensure that the first dose I give a new dog is smaller (one size class down) and if it is tolerated well I give the correct dose moving forward. The worst symptom that I have witnessed is diarrhea but I am sure to check if the dog has heart worm before I give it due to the risks. Some dogs do not like the smell and taste so it has to be hidden in cheese.
Purchased in January 2018 at Budget Pet Products for $110.00.
My pup loves these so much so that she eats these tablets straight out of my hands. No need to deceive her with hiding them in other products. No issues at all.
Purchased in August 2019.
Quality and price
My dog loves the first of the month cos she gets her nexguard chew. Reccomended by the vet, when buying on sale and in bulk only costs $10 a month which is well worth it for the peace of mind knowing that my best friend is protected from preventable nasties!
Purchased in June 2019 at Pet barn for $70.00.
When puppies have diarrhoea it might be something other than nexguard.
My 3 month old St Bernard x Wolfhound was covered in fleas when we got her. We first used powder and flea bombs in the house with good result but only eliminated around 80-95% of the fleas. Our veterinarian recommended this product and we have had a great result tackling the fleas. Every other day we check for fleas and she’s finally rid of them.
I must state that even though this is a mild poison, poisoning only occurs when the toxic levels reach a high level in the dog so it is very important to weigh the dog and dose correctly. Dogs and pu...ppies can get an upset stomach depending on the breed and pre existing conditions. So what I did as a PRECAUTION was feed the puppy some chicken and rice for a whole day before administration of the drug. I also gave it to her as a reward instead of just whenever. This was before feeding time and she was expecting a treat after good behaviour. Sit, Shake, Lie down, Roll over. Good girl! Nomnomnom and its gone. Make sure that you know how your dog responds to diet changes and/or treat changes before you do this. Be smart and be safe. Would recommend this over spot treatment.
Purchased in June 2019 at PetStock Physical store for $32.00.
Poor Results with Nexgard Spectra
Purchased from my Vet, From initial dosing on the 16 May 19 I have have very poor results for wood tick control. I am constantly having to manually check my toy poodle for attached wood ticks. Previous years I have purchased from my vet Heartgard and Nexgard separately with very good results, Could it be this particular lot Number DIN02473364 for 2-3.7 Kg Nexgard Spectra that is not providing acceptable results?
Purchased in May 2019 for $150.00.
Far from a "Tasty Chew"
My miniature poodle refuses to eat this. I've been using it for over a year now and every time I have to hide it in cheese, treats, even grinding it into his favourite food. It's quite a challenging process to say the least. I've spoken to a lot of pet owners at the dog park, and I'm not alone. They all say they have to mix it with something before their dog will eat it. So much for "highly palatable when offered as a treat".
Purchased in January 2019.
Works well for my dogs
Have been giving this to our 2 dogs (Kelpie x Staffie; Kelpie x Greyhound) for a year or so, has worked very well, no side effects. No nasty pests. Highly recommended.
Purchased in January 2019.
Questions & Answers
Hi, our puppy bordoodle is now 10 months old and he has been taking this product since we bought he when he was 2 months old and we took him to check up, the vet recommended this product Nesgard-spectra to us. I have been looking for the alternative brand for him before. I was shocked and saw this product only 2 stars here. I read all the comments and it's scared me now. Could anyone give me another suggestion? Thanks
We too have been giving it to our 2 dogs since it was on the market. However it appears to build up in their systems and we almost lost both our fur babies the last time. Our larger poodle was bleeding from the bowel. If you check on the American site you can see that it has been removed from sale as it kills the dogs. As far as alternatives go I think the drop behind the neck seems to work for most dogs. I believe the problem comes in when the drug contains everything ..ticks, flees and worms. You may just cut back to the tick and flees then 2 weeks later give them a separate wormer. But check out the American reviews first. You can also give them a probiotic for dogs for good stomach health. We do now.
My dog is 18 kg and then exhaust spectra I have is 7.6-15kg. Should I give her 2 chewable tablets?
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