Does not treat worms.
My lab is scraping her bottom along the ground two weeks after given tge tablet. Nit sure about other pests as she only gets fleas in summer, and summer is just starting.
Purchased in December 2021 for $65.
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.
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.
Do not take the risk. Do not use this product.
One of my dogs had severe seizures from this product and the other passed away. If you have given this to your pets in the past and they were fine, that does not indicate that this is a good product, you were just lucky. This is not a good product and the majority of reviews show this, even my vet agrees and does not know how this product is still for sale.
Purchased in June 2019.
Terrible product. My dog , a healthy 15 months old Labrador, had a bad reaction
He had extreme diarrhoea where we passed stool all night. In the morning he looked sick, was whimpering and wasn’t eating anything. This was not the first time it happened but definitely the worst reaction he’s had. We are not using this product anymore as it doesn’t seem like a safe option
Purchased in November 2020.
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.
Google before giving to your dog
Adverse reaction resulting in death. Google other people’s stories before you give this to your dog. Binning it is the best thing you could do. I gave this to my healthy pug & she was dead within 2 days. Your dog can have an adverse reaction & suffer an illness which could be fatal. My pug suffered severe vomiting & liver shut down & it could happen to your dog too. I now use another brand on my other pug & no problem at all. Nexgard could kill your pet. Google other stories like mine..
Purchased at Petbarn Physical store.
Boxer suddenly developed severe seizures and died, now our other dog is having exactly the same like for like seizures, read facebook Canada and American civil actions against this product, all having exactly the same symptoms
Purchased in April 2020 at Petbarn Physical store for $85.
Nexgard spectra killed my dog and made my others extremely ill
All I can say is NEVER EVER USE THIS PRODUCT ON YOUR DOGS
MY BEAUTIFUL BORDER COLLIE PASSED AWAY ON SUNDAY DUE TO COMPLICATIONS FROM TAKING THIS HORRENDOUS PRODUCT MY OTHER TWO DOGS WERE VERY VERY SICK
VOMITING AND BLOODY WATERY POO THEY WOULD NOT EAT THEY HAD TO GO THE VET AND WERE DIAGNOSED WITH COLITIS AND ON MEDICATION AND PAIN KILLERS FOR WHICH DID NOT HELP MY BOY AND HE COULD NOT FIGHT ANY MORE AND DIED IN MY ARMS ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON
PLEASE PLEASE NO NOT GIVE THIS STUFF TO YOUR BELOVED DOGS IT CAN NOT ONLY KILL IT CAN CAUSE SEIZURES HA...
Purchased in September 2020 at PetStock Online store.
Killed my 10-month-old GSP.
This product killed my 10-month-old GSP 6 hours after I gave it to her, which their customer service line advise is the time of maximum absorption. I didn't know it at the time, but many dogs get seizures from this product. Google it, it's horrible. Lesson learned: there is no point dumping a whole lot of high powered chemicals into your dog at once - do your research carefully on what the key parasite is and give a product specific to that, if it's really needed. A few worms or flea will not kill your dog - Nextguard Spectra killed mine. I am not staying it will kill your dog, but enough dogs get problems from it for me to never use it again.
Did NexGard Spectra kill my dog?
Our dog just died of acute renal (kidney) failure. Despite intensive care at the best specialist vet hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, she could not overcome whatever attacked her system.
It could not be determined if it was an infection, or as the result of the introduction of a toxin, which on its own might have triggered the condition or made her susceptible to infection.
The only change in her feeding or care was the introduction of NexGard Spectra exactly two weeks ago. A few days later she started vomiting. After no change in her condi...
Purchased in October 2019.
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.
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.
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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