Frontline Plus for Dogs Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for Frontline to work on my dog?

It will start working within half an hour of application, but it will take a full 24 hours before it is in full effect. Frotnline Plus will then work for a full 30 days for fleas and 14 days for ticks.

What is Frontline Plus for Dogs?

It is a pet medicine that treats dogs for fleas and ticks. It is a small drop that is put onto the back of the dogs neck which stops ticks from getting on a dog for 2 weeks and stops fleas from getting onto a dog for 4 weeks.

How often can I use Frontline Plus on my dog?

It can be used fortnightly and if you are using it to treat for ticks it should be repeated fortnightly. If you are just using it to treat for fleas once a month should be fine. If you have a bad flea infestation and are noticing fleas coming back early, repeating the treatment early is recommended.

How old does my dog need to be to use Frontline Plus?

Puppies over the age of 8 weeks of age are fine to use Frontline Plus.

Can I use Frontline Plus on breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs?

Yes, it Frontline has been thoroughly tested and is safe to use on breeding, pregnant and lactating dogs.

How long after using Fronline Plus can I wash or let my dog swim?

You want to keep your dog dry for 48 hours after applying Frontline. You also want to make sure that your dog is fully dry before application. After the 48 hours you are fine to bath or have your dog swim for the rest of the month.

How well does Frontline Plus work in killing and keep fleas off my dog?

Frontline Plus was once the best flea treatment on the market, but for the last few years it seems that it does not work as well as it use too. Some people still have great success with Frontline and will not use any other brands as it does the job for there dogs.

How well does Frontline Plus work in preventing and keeping ticks off dogs?

Although the flea part of Frontline doesn't work as well as it once did, the tick part of the treatment still remains as effective as ever. Please note that if you are using it to treat for ticks that you retreat fortnightly.


What are other flea & tick treatments? is another very good flea and tick treatment.

Bravecto for dogs.

Last time I used Frontline Plus it only kept fleas off for 2 weeks, while the packet said it would last a month. Why did it not work the full month?

This can be for a number of reasons, the main reasons would be if you have a really bad flea problem Frontline Plus is not working as strong at the end of the month as it does at the start, so although it is still working some what it is not enough to stop the large amount of fleas. If this is the case you will want to re-apply Frontline Plus every 2 weeks while fleas are bad. Another reason is that it takes up to a year to stop the flea cycle in your house. This means that treating your dog with Frontline the full year instead of just the warmer months when fleas are worse will make it more effective when flea season is on. Most people dont have an extreme case of fleas and wont have to worry about it lasting less than a month.

What does Frontline Plus treat for?

It treats for Adult Fleas, Flea Eggs, Flea Larvae, Controls Lice and Paralysis Ticks.

If my dog has any side effects to Frontline Plus what should I do?

If you notice your dog having any side effects after using Frontline, call or take your dog to the vet as soon as possible. It is very rare that your dog will have any side effects after applying Frontline Plus. Do not hesitate to take your pet to the vet as soon as possible.

Do you Ship Frontline Plus to the United States?

No, we do not ship this product to the USA.

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