Is Onguard Plus Flea & Tick A topical application?
Yes, Onguard Plus for cats is a topical flea & tick. This means that the Flea & Tick solution is applied directly to your pet’s skin.
What is the difference between Onguard Flea & Tick and oral flea and tick products?
Onguard Plus Flea & Tick is applied directly to the pet’s skin rather than administered orally. Topical solutions kill fleas through contact with the product on the pet’s skin. Unlike most oral flea products, fleas do not need to bite your pet to be killed.
What are the active ingredients?
Active ingredients are Fipronil 9.80% and (S)-methoprene 11.80%.
How old does my cat need to be/or weigh to use Onguard Plus Flea & Tick for Cats?
Onguard Plus Flea & Tick is for cats 8 weeks and older weighing more than 1.5 pounds.
Can this flea & tick topical be applied to pregnant or nursing cats?
This product is approved for use for breeding, pregnant and lactating cats.
What is the best way to apply?
To apply, place between the shoulder blades on the cat’s back. The topical will be dispersed over your cat’s body through their natural oils and attached to the hair follicles. This process can take up to 24 hours. Do not apply more often than once every 4 weeks.
Can Onguard Plus be applied immediately after bathing?
For best results, apply topical 24-48 hours after bathing.
Should flea & tick topicals be used on indoor cats?
Yes, fleas can be brought inside from you or other pets.
Can I use a flea and tick collar or oral treatment while using this flea & tick topical?
Due to risk of overdose, do not use additional flea products.
How long should I wait between application of my pet’s old flea and tick treatment to this flea & tick topical?
We recommend consulting your veterinarian to advise best transition of flea & tick topical.
Will I stop seeing fleas after the first application?
This topical begins to kill flea within the first 24-48 hours after application. It may take up to 72 hours to reach full efficacy.
What if I still see fleas on my cat after treatment?
If fleas are present immediately after application, it may take up to 72 hours to reach full efficacy.
How often should you apply Onguard Plus Flea & Tick for Cats?
Each application helps to stop biting fleas, flea eggs and larvae, and ticks for up to one month. Do not apply more often than once every 4 weeks.
Is Onguard Plus waterproof?
Onguard Plus is waterproof. For best results, use a gentle grooming shampoo. Do not reapply Onguard Plus after bathing. Can I apply Onguard Flea & Tick Plus for Cats on my dog or Onguard Flea & Tick Plus for Dogs on my cat?
No, never apply a cat product on a dog, or a dog product on a cat; it is always recommended to apply the proper product for your pet.