Message Number: YG3056 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Steve Austin
Date: 2001-04-30 10:59:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Frontline spray question

Snipped from Brenda Miller's post:
Frontline Spray

--Its a de-flee/tick spray...may be ok for dogs but it
wouldn't go on any
of my ferrets,...alot more chemicals than may be safe....not
like advantage
which we know is used ok....M"

Only chemical in it that is active is Fipronil 0.29%. I am
sure Advantage has chemical in it too. It is a pesticide, and
any pesticide has possibility to cause problems for the
animal, humans, environment. Always, know that whenever you
use a chemical on yourself (tic repellents, etc) or your
animals you are having some risk, albeit small, of reactions,
side effects, etc. Just weigh the benefits versus the
possible risks.

Anyway, don't want to start any debates. I have had no
problem for 3 years now on kittens, dogs, and 1 year on