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Old 07-31-2017, 02:27 AM
Kachad Male Kachad is offline
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Hate ticks. Both of my Pups have some sort of tick borne disease.

But, taking oral versus front line has been much better.

Now, maybe I should take the Dogs oral medication for myself, but .. yeah, not quite there yet.
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Old 07-31-2017, 08:31 PM
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HA HA! Some dogs do fine with the oral, but some have very severe reactions. I still use Frontline as it works well for me. Haven't picked a tick off the dog in years, probably due to the chickens free ranging.

I know in some areas ticks that are Frontline resistant are showing up, so that might be why it doesn't work for you. At least you found something that does work.
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Old 09-04-2017, 09:51 PM
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Tractor supply has 10% permethrin. $20/quart

Dilute it 20:1 for clothes, makes 5-gallons. Dilute a quart final volume at a time

Compare that for a quart of clothes spray at ~$20.

Yes it's fall, it's wet here, the cooler weather will those out again.
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