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Question from Peggy Johnson

I recently purchased Hartz First Defense for flea control since I have 5 cats and was looking for something a little more affordable that Advantage. Is this product really harmful to my cats? I have been reading some on line information and it’s really scaring me to go back to Advantage. Could you give me an educated opinion on this product.

Our Vet Says:

Hartz First Defence has the same active ingredient as Frontline Top Spot. My personal opinion is to use Advantage or Advantage II. If you have a problem only with fleas it is better to use Advantage but if you have a problem with fleas and ticks you need to use product that has the active ingredient Fipronil.





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My Maddy is 6 years old and a HUGE girl -170 lbs. and the sweetest girl in my world! Trouble is... She is miserable with the itching. I been to the vet and tried changing her food to no beef, chicken, or pork. I also had her on allergy pills that cost $140 a month. I simply can’t afford that plus the expensive dog food, plus continuous yard treatments, etc. can you recommend a flea pill that is affordable? She is also on prion for incontinence. Will it affect that medication too? Thank ...?

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