As there are lots of products in the market for control of fleas we must compare flea treatments before we go ahead and buy them. This will ensure that you are able to give your pet the very best for the amount that you can afford.
We will look at a few products and the advantages they offer. The first one is Comfortis. Comfortis main flea killing ingredient is Spinosad and it has no flea sterilizing ingredient added to it. It can be only used on dogs and is not suitable for dogs. Dogs as young 14 weeks can be administered this but they have to be at least 5 pounds. The medication is waterproof.
The second product is Vectra 3D. for Vectra 3D the main ingredients are Dinotefuran and Permthrin. It has a flea sterilizer too which is Pyriproxifen. It is good for dogs only and they need to be at least 7 weeks old with a weight of about 2 and a half pounds. Vectra 3D is waterproof. You also have a specific Vectra for Cat available with the ingredient dinotefuran only. It does not contain permethrin as that is not suited for cats. Everything else is the same as the Vectra 3D used for dogs.
The third product is Promeris which has Metaflumizone added as the main ingredient. It also has Amitraz which is good to kill all other parasites besides fleas. It can be used for dogs that are 8 weeks and older and is waterproof.
Lastly you have products that are good for dogs and cats. In this category you have Revolution which contains Selmectin. It has no flea sterilizing ingredient added to it. Puppies who are six weeks and older and for cats eight weeks and older can be administered this. It is waterproof too.