never use this rubbish poison again
got this Nexguard spectra from the vets, weight was done by the vets too to ensure proper dosage- after giving this chew to my dog it was about 2 to 4 hours after she started to not wanting to walk, dry vomiting, eyes rolling upward direction towards the top of the head, wobbly legs- was told beginning of seizures, neurological affects- I've tried this product 3 times and same result and the affects was worse each time, only reason i used this product 3 times due to the vets saying its safe and the affects are not the chews, well the vets can k...eep their wrong advise, i stopped using this product as i knew it wasn't right, now my dog don't have these affects any more- now i stopped using this poison, I hope there's no long term affects later - this should be banned, i also rang the report line in Australia to report this and was told their product is safe and they have never heard of it giving these problems or the start of seizures, what a load of rubbish that is, just look on you tube videos of dogs having seizures from this product and constant reviews online. i am so sad at my self for listening to the vets and not going by my first instinct knowing it was the nexgard doing this to my dog and feel so angry that i was poisoning her all that time, never again i will use this rubbish again or listen to a vet when it comes to wormers, etc. its all about money, not for the safety of our loving voiceless animals. terrible..
Purchased for $29.
DOES NOT CONTROL TICKS !!
My 2 two year old Jack Russells have been on Nextguard Spectra since I got them in 2019, I had an automatic delivery every 6 months. I had noticed skin irritation on both and more eating of grass than I was used to with my previous JR all of which I put down to sensitive dogs. Recently one of my girls vomited and showed signs of tick paralysis on a Saturday morning even though she was fine Friday night at 10.30. I found a paralysis tick on her neck which was not engorged and barely had any blood in it at all but it had done the damage. Thi...s product recommends regular checking for ticks but my dog gets massaged and rubbed all over at least once a day and also has very short coat. the Tick was on the side of her neck and very visible let alone feeling it although it was not large. Next guard responded that ticks don't poison until 72 hours after they attach. Garbage !!! This dog was in hospital over the weekend and I was lucky she was young and healthy and recovered after week or so. Now that I have read these reviews, I will not get any more of this product with the other side affects combined with NOT CONTROLLING TICKS as advertised. Beware, it takes way too long to kill ticks for it to be called Tick Protection !!!!
Purchased in February 2021 for $95.
Poison for your pet
At the advice of our local pet supplies we were told to try Nexgard Spectra. Not only did Nexgard Spectra induce vomiting and diarrhoea but a visit to the vet too. We are back to using Advocate which actually works. In my opinion Nexgard Spectra should be removed from shelves
Purchased in July 2020 at PetStock.
My dog had an allergic reaction
My dog had an allergic reaction to a sample of Nexguard spectra. She had no issues eating it, but later that day developed a strong itchy spot (no history of hot spots or fleas) on her back where she scratched until it was raw. Took a few days to settle down. My other dog had no issues.
Caution to people looking to use this
Gave it to my dog the 1st time thought the diarrhea was the result of her just having an off day however after the 2nd does she had bloody/mucus diarrhea it has currently been 5 days and she is still having it even after vet treatment. Please do not give this to your dogs it's not worth the risk
Purchased in May 2021 for $82.99.
Gave to my 9 month old lab - Big Mistake
Vet provided us three options not explaining the possible side effects. Thought the heart worm and tick combo would be best option. Our dog had diarrhea after two days which lasted for about a week overnight. Thought it was his food so changed it. Gave this medication on first of next month two days later same reaction. Our dog was salivating, hyper but the diarrhea at night time was out of control.
Do not use this product.
Purchased in May 2021.
We gave NexGard Spectra to our 7 month old, 7 pound yorkie poo in May 2020 to prevent heart worm. It was the first time she had it, and she started having diarrhea. It progressively got worse and two days later she was having bloody diarrhea every 5-10 minutes. She was shaking uncontrollably and was very lethargic. We rushed her to the vet who said it was caused by the spectra. She gave our dog Anti-diarrhea medication and Anti-Nausea medication to give to her for a week. She continued to have bloody diarrhea until the following morning. It too...k her three weeks before she was back to her normal, healthy self. It was very scary and she has not been on heart worm medication since. We tried to prevent a health issue but the medication to prevent it created a health problem. Our other 13 year old, 7 pound Morkie had uncontrollable vomiting after taking NexGard Spectra. She also had a 30 second long seizure. We had to rush her to the vet where she was given Anti-Nausea medication. It took her two weeks before she was back to herself. We will not be giving this to our dogs again.
Purchased in May 2020.
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.
Made my dog really sick
After less than two hours she started violently vomit up all her food, then kept vomiting up every time she tried to drink water. Lethargic, shaking, feeling very cold, she lay down next to her water bowl for the whole evening and night, didn't move for twelve hours. I wrapped her in a blanket, she never moved, couldn't go out for a wee. I thought she was gonna die as she looks a bit like a border collie and it is well known that collies die or have to be put down as they get permanent nervous system damage if they take Nexguard, but she's a re...scue mixed breed so the vet said it would be ok. I will never give her this again. I have reported the side-effects the correct way to the government's official animal drug side effect website. It is incredibly important that everyone reports it here, as otherwise there will not be any data on how dangerous it is and it will continue to be prescribed. Please report it on this link. I kept in touch with a vet on the phone throughout in case we would have to go into hospital. The next day she was lethargic, fragile and shaky, went for a short wee walk, had a little bit of rice and chicken.
Purchased in December 2020 for $30.
Awful won’t use again
Gave my German Wiredhaired Pointer a Nexgard last night and this morning she rushed out side to eat grass and was not right she stayed out and as I watch her she run to the undo growth shacking and been sick she could not stop shacking she seem to have a fit and could not know who I was will never use again
Purchased in December 2020.
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.
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.
Diarrhea for a week
After a single pill, my 3 month years old dog had bloody diarrhea for a looonng week.
It seems to be better now, but, hey, don't give this to any dog, please !
Purchased in October 2020.
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.
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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