Advantage II Flea Treatment for Ferrets

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Description

Help protect your fuzzy friend from parasitic pests and the potentially harmful diseases they can transmit with Advantage II Flea Treatment for Ferrets. This highly-effective, veterinarian-recommended treatment is specifically formulated to kill all life stages of fleas on contact with no painful biting required. With three-way protection that kills the eggs, larvae and adults, it breaks the flea life-cycle to help prevent re-infestation of your pet and your home. The waterproof formula is specifically designed for ferrets 10 weeks or older and weighing 1 pound or more, and it works for up to four weeks, even after bathing.

Key Benefits
  • Veterinarian-recommended treatment is specially formulated to kill all life stages of fleas on ferrets.
  • Begins working within 12 hours to kill fleas on contact.
  • Kills eggs, larvae and adult fleas to break the life-cycle and help prevent re-infestation.
  • Waterproof formula continues working for up to four weeks, even after bathing.
  • Convenient, monthly topical application contains imidacloprid and pyriproxyfen.
Precautions

For use only on ferrets 10 weeks or older and weighing 1 pound or more. Keep out of reach of children. Always read the entire product label before using this product.

Active Ingredients

  • Imidacloprid 9.1%
  • Pyripoxyfen 0.46%

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  • Item Number
    155609
  • Brand
    Bayer
  • Small Pet Type
    Ferret
Instructions

How to open:

  • Be sure tube is at bottom of pouch.
  • Using scissors, cut the pouch across the top and remove tube.

How to apply:

  • Remove one applicator tube from the package.
  • Hold applicator tube in an upright position facing away from you and your pet’s face and eyes. Pull cap off tube.
  • Turn the cap around and place other end of cap back on tube.
  • Twist cap to break seal, then remove cap from tube.
  • Part the hair on the neck at the base of the skull until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and squeeze the tube to expel the entire contents directly on the skin. Do not get this product in your cat’s eyes, or allow your cat to ingest this product. The product is bitter tasting and salivation may occur for a short time if the cat licks the product immediately after treatment. Treatment at the base of the skull will minimize the opportunity for the cat to lick the product. Do not allow the product to run off.
  • Discard empty tube.
  • Under normal conditions this product is effective for a month. However, in cases of severe flea infestation, retreatment may be necessary earlier than 4 weeks. Do not retreat more often than once every 14 days for kittens or once every 7 days for small and large cats. After flea control is attained, return to a monthly retreatment schedule.
FAQ

What is the difference between Advantage Topical Solution and Advantage II?

We have added an insect growth regulator, pyriproxyfen, to Advantage.

What is an insect growth regulator (IGR)?

An IGR, such as pyriproxyfen, inhibits the development of flea eggs. It also offers additional larvicidal properties when compared with imidacloprid alone.

How does pyriproxyfen work?

Pyriproxyfen mimics the juvenile growth hormone of fleas. This hormone prevents immature flea stages from molting into the next stage of the life cycle and keeps them from developing into adult fleas.

Why is it important to use a product with an IGR?

With an IGR as part of your flea control, the flea life cycle is disrupted at multiple stages through different active ingredients and modes of action. This is often referred to as integrated flea control (IFC). The addition of an IGR to Advantage II provides ovicidal, as well as additional larvicidal properties to target flea infestations and kill all flea life stages.

Is Advantage II waterproof?

Yes, there is no need to reapply the product after weekly swimming or a bath. For best results, use a non-detergent shampoo.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    No fleas on Halloween Rainbow the Ferret

    By Rachel on Apr 2, 2021

    Last year, this stuff took some time to work because I had a bad infestation. I usually only treat the cat that goes outside every month, but my mom’s cat visited from out of state and came with fleas that were resistant to the flea meds. We didn’t have to switch this medication for the ferret. It took two months but the fleas were gone. I also recommend a flea comb and regular brushing. The pets like it. Last month, I found a flea on my indoor cat because I used the comb. If I hadn’t, I probably would not have noticed fleas on the animals until they spread to the ferret, or hopped on my child. You probably are aware that fleas are easy to spot on a white ferret, especially with a comb. No Last year, this stuff took some time to work because I had a bad infestation. I usually only treat the cat that goes outside every month, but my mom’s cat visited from out of state and came with fleas that were resistant to the flea meds. We didn’t have to switch this medication for the ferret. It took two months but the fleas were gone. I also recommend a flea comb and regular brushing. The pets like it. Last month, I found a flea on my indoor cat because I used the comb. If I hadn’t, I probably would not have noticed fleas on the animals until they spread to the ferret, or hopped on my child. You probably are aware that fleas are easy to spot on a white ferret, especially with a comb. No one is on her. The animals have been treated and are flea free. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    IT WORKS.. amazing product!

    By TBD2007 on Mar 17, 2021

    This completely got rid of all the fleas and keeps them off! I haven’t seen another flea yet on my ferret! I highly recommend this product.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Used twice already but it is not working

    By LauraSD on Oct 3, 2020

    I am sorry to say it didn't work for me so far which is very frustrating, plus the product is not very cheap either... Already applied the product twice (with a 2 weeks break between applications) and I still keep finding 3 - 4 fleas on my ferret using a flea comb. The house is being vacuumed and cleaned 2 times a week, including the ferret room where he runs fee and plays during the day, bedding and plush toys are being washed in hot water every 2 - 3 days and dried on "high" cycle, and the cage where he sleeps at night is cleaned from top to bottom every single morning. He doesn't go outside and I have no other pets. Had ferrets since 2015 but something like this never happened.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Expensive for nothing

    By Leah on Jan 14, 2021

    There was nothing in the box basically the flea medicine tube was basically air abs did nothing for my pet she is still itching

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Treated backyard fox squirrel

    By Heather on Oct 7, 2020

    I’ve been hand feeding a mama fox squirrel in my backyard ever since we went into quarantine. She had fleas all over her and had scratched her skin raw in some places. I tried to hide capstar tablets in her food or water but that only killed adult fleas, not larvae or eggs. I parted her fur and gave her one dose of advantage and the next day she was flea free. It’s been 29 days since she was treated and she’s still flea-free.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great!

    By Ferretz on Sep 29, 2020

    It works great for my two ferrets. I’m still living at home and my parents dogs struggle with getting fleas while in the yard. They use the same brand, but for dogs. It works amazing on my ferrets and our other fur babies.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    it’s great but expensive

    By Paige on Jul 3, 2020

    Im very excited that I don’t have to use kitten flea treatment, and don’t have to regulate the dosage anymore, but for the price there should be 3, since it came out it’s gone up 5$ since 2020 and I auto ship saving a Dollar...

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    To coastly

    By Robin on Jul 27, 2020

    I can purchase for kittens cheaper or my vet sales one at a time and still cheaper.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Works wonderful

    By Missspunky on Sep 8, 2020

    would suggest for your ferrets. No adverse effects.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    I would buy it again.

    By Rosendo on Jul 19, 2020

    This product really works. I’m buying this product again.

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