Message Number: YG3092 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Donna Lee
Date: 2001-05-01 04:07:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Frontline spray question

Try Flea/tick spray's for cats, not dogs. You can't
use a dog med on a ferret, that is if you want them to
live. I have always been told to use what you would
use on a cat or kittens for ferret's. Never anything
meant for a dog.
> This just came to me from a very ferret
> knowledgeable ferret tech.... I will go with her
> reccommendation . You may want to rethink this
> product for your ferrets?
> 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
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Sidsel L. Espersen
> To:
> Sent: Monday, April 30, 2001 4:42 AM
> Subject: RE: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Frontline
> spray question
> I have been told that Frontline does nothing to
> earmites, that it only hurts the already irretated
> (sp?) ear more.
> A friend of mine, a breeder, even called Frontline
> about this, and they confirmed that Frontline did
> absolutly nothing for earmites.
> My vet thought it helped too, but instead we went
> for the Cydectin.
> I've used Frontline as well to kill fleas (not
> that I've ever had any, knock on wood) but now I use
> Advantage, it's so much easier and I don't have to
> worry about them wiggling when I apply it.
> - Just my 2 cents!
> - Sidsel & da Gang O' Ferts feat.
> Terrible Turbo Terror Tyson and Loke da Thief
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