What is NexGard?
Nexgard for dogs is a prescribed chewable medication that is FDA approved and claims to eliminate infections that can cause Lyme Disease by killing the black-legged tick before bacteria transmitting disease can get to your dog.
What are the side effects of using NexGard on dogs?
Not all dogs show side effect, but these might include:
- Lack of Appetite
Is NexGard prescription only?
Yes, NexGard is prescription only. As of the time of this writing, only license Veterinarians can help you get NexGard for your dog.
NexGard vs Frontline
NexGard claims to be the latest innovation when it comes to flea and tick control. They also claim to be the only FDA approved medication that prevents Lyme disease.
How long does it take for NexGard to start working?
A lab study carried out showed a 99% effectiveness within eight hours.
A different laboratory controlled study proved to be 100% effective to kill adult fleas 24 hours post infestation and protected dogs for a period of 35 days.
Is NexGard Good For Any Dog Breed?
NexGard can be administered to dogs that are eight months or older and weight of four pounds or above.