Tevra FAQ

Vetality Firstect Plus offers vet quality protection from fleas and ticks and prevents all flea stages from developing. Vetality Firstect Plus topicals eliminate fleas, flea eggs, ticks and lice. These vet-quality topicals contain the same active ingredients (fipronil + (S)-methoprene) as leading vet brand, FRONTLINE Plus for dogs but cost less.

Q: Does Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs compare to Frontline® Plus* from Merial?

A: Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs contains the same active ingredients as Frontline® Plus for Dogs and provides the same level of active ingredient per pound of body weight as the name brand product.

Q: How often should you apply Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs?

A: It should be applied once per month to protect from fleas, ticks and chewing lice.

Q: Is Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs waterproof? Does that mean pets can swim after application? Or can I bathe my pet after application?

A: Dogs can swim or be bathed after application but it is recommended that you wait 24-48 hours after application.

Q: Can I apply Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs on my cat?

A: No, never apply a dog product on a cat it is always recommended to apply the proper product for your pet.

Q: Is it ok to use a flea and tick shampoo and apply a topical spot-on at the same time? What if I have bathed my pet with a flea and tick shampoo and want to apply a topical right away?

A: It is not recommended to use multiple flea and tick treatments on your pet at the same time. We recommend either waiting the recommended time that the shampoo is active or removing the pesticide from your pet with a degreasing dish soap such as dawn, and waiting a couple of days to allow the oils on the pet’s skin to replenish prior to applying a topical product.

Q: After I applied Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs my dog started acting agitated, scratching, biting, running around, should I take my dog to the veterinarian?

A: Often this is very temporary and it is called paresthesia. Your dog is experiencing a tingling sensation which may cause them to roll or scratch due to this unfamiliar sensation. I would immediately wash the product off your dog with a degreasing dish soap such as Dawn and rinse with cool water. If it doesn’t get better or continues to worsen contact your veterinarian or call 1-800-775-9416 for more information.

Q: I applied Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs to my dog he/she is now salivating and having tremors, what should I do?

A: We would recommend that you contact your veterinarian immediately or call, 1-800-775-9416 for more information.

Q: Can I use the same size of topical on my two dogs or can I buy a larger size and split the product between my dogs?

A: We always recommend using the proper size product for your pet. The active ingredients are in a liquid form and there would be no way to certain that you were apply the proper amount of actives for your pet. This could lead to ineffective pest control or an overdose for your pet.

Q: How old does my dog need to be/or weigh to use Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs?

A: Your pet should be at least 8 weeks old and at least 6 lbs to use this topical treatment.

Q: I applied the Vetality Firstect Plus for Dogs to my dog and he still has fleas, what should I do?

A: If your pet had an active infestation prior to the application of the product, it may take a month or so to break the flea lifecycle. We recommend also treating you’re home this will also help to break the lifecycle. If you have additional questions, please call 1-888-738-3911.

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