Advocate (Advantage Multi) for Small Dogs/Pups 3-9 lbs Description
Advocate for Dogs also known as Advantage Multi small for Dogs in the US is a monthly spot-on type medication for the prevention of heartworm, and the treatment of fleas, hookworm, roundworm, whipworm, and mite infestation.
Closest thing to a vaccine against most common parasites
Monthly spot-on treatment
Prevents heartworm and treats fleas, hookworm, roundworm, whipworm and mite infestations
Does NOT treat tapeworm
Available for use on both dogs and cats
Directions of Use
Place the applicator tip of Advocate for Dogs/ Advantage Multi for Dogs through the animals hair to the skin level. For dogs up to 55 lbs, apply to skin on back between the shoulder blades. For dogs over 55 lbs apply in 3 or 4 spots along the dogs backline starting between the shoulder blades extending back to the base of the tail. Give the appropriate dose of Advocate for Dogs/ Advantage Multi for Dogs depending on the dog’s weight. For dogs over 88 lbs apply the appropriate combination of pipettes. Advocate for Dogs/ Advantage Multi for Dogs is safe for use on pregnant and lactating bitches.
10% Imidacloprid (w/v -100g/L) and 2.5% Moxidectin (w/v -25g/L)
Do not get Advocate for Dogs/ Advantage Multi for Dogs in the pet’s eyes or mouth. Use with caution in sick, debilitated or underweight animals. Do not use in puppies under 7 weeks of age. This product causes eye irritation in humans and is harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin. Seek medical attention if swallowed. If on skin, wash with plenty of soap and water. If in eyes, flush with plenty of water. Advocate for Dogs/ Advantage Multi for Dogs should not be allowed to enter surface waters as it has harmful effects on aquatic organisms. Moxidectin is highly toxic to aquatic organisms. Dogs should not be allowed to swim in surface waters for 4 days after treatment.
Possible Side Effects
Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using any pesticide product for pets including Advocate for Dogs/ Advantage Multi for Dogs. If signs persist, or become more severe, consult a veterinarian immediately. Use of Advocate for Dogs/ Advantage Multi for Dogs may result in transient pruritus (itchiness) in the animal. On rare occasions greasy fur, redness and vomiting can occur. These signs disappear without further treatment. If the animal licks the application site after treatment, transient neurological signs may be observed infrequently. Advocate for Dogs/ Advantage Multi for Dogs tastes bitter. Salivation may occasionally occur if the animal licks the application site immediately after treatment. This is not a sign of intoxication and disappears within some minutes without treatment. Correct application will minimise licking of the application site.