To use Nexgard or Bravecto is something that has been a very confusing decision for many pet owners. So which one will suit your situation best? We are going to try and help you with the best solution for you with our NexGard vs Bravecto review.
Nexgard and Bravecto will both treat your dog for fleas and ticks. Each Nexgard tablet treats fleas for 1 month and for 1 month. Each Bravecto tablet treats fleas for 3 months and kills black-legged tick, American dog tick & brown dog ticks for 12 weeks and lone star ticks for 8 weeks.
Nexgard uses the ingredient Afoxolaner. Bravecto uses the ingredient Fluralaner.
Nexgard can be used in puppies from 8 weeks of age. Bravecto can be used in puppies from 8 weeks of age and over 4lbs (2kgs).
Both of these flea & tick treatments are chewable tablets that can be given on their own or with food.
Nexgard comes in four weight ranges; x-small dogs 2-4 kgs, small dogs 4.1-10 kgs, medium dogs 10.1-25 kgs and large dogs 25.1-50 kgs. Bravecto comes in five weight ranges; x-small dogs 4-10 lbs (2-4.5 kgs), small dogs 10-22 lbs (4.5-10 kgs), medium dogs 22-44 lbs (10-20 kgs), large dogs 44-88 lbs (20-40 kgs) and x-large dogs 88-123 lbs (40-56 kgs).
You can buy Nexgard in 3 packs (3-month supply), 6 packs (6-month supply) and 12 packs (12-month supply). You can buy Bravecto in 1 tablet pack (3-month supply) and 2 tablet pack (6-month supply).
In the competition of Nexgard vs Bravecto, both of the medications are fairly evenly matched. If you are buying on price, go with Bravecto. If you are buying because you only want to treat your dog 3 monthly instead of monthly, go with Bravecto.
Please note: NexGard is only available to customers in Australia.