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flea and tick control on dogs

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by fastcat, Apr 10, 2010.

  1. fastcat

    fastcat LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 799

    does anyone spray permethrin on there dogs instead of using advantage or advantix since its the same ingredient. if so how are you applying it.
  2. bx24

    bx24 LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA/TX
    Posts: 503

    Nope. I spray talstar around my yard (1.5 acres: on the line) and feed garlic in there food. With 2 show dogs and 1 non-show...yea it works.

    LIBERTYLANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 1,283

    Actually, Advantix has Imidicloprid in it as well, & Advantage is only Imidicloprid.....

    That being said, I would not try it. Formulation could be totally different. And, it is illigal to apply it not in accordance to labeling:waving:
  4. fastcat

    fastcat LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 799

    the label states that you can apply it to dogs. i think it is a quarter ouncde per pint and spray it lightly. the drop stuff i used last time had permethrin only in it same active ingred % and all.
  5. bx24

    bx24 LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA/TX
    Posts: 503

    For me, I could careless on the label deal...People push that way to much here; Hence why I still use Confront etc....LMAO....

    But why would you want to put that stuff on a dog? There are better ways to fight this issue...Look around
  6. ted stevens

    ted stevens LawnSite Member
    Posts: 11

    there's even a spray you can you around the house, although it's expensive....
  7. SeedPro

    SeedPro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,030

    lol.....you noticed that too, eh?

    I use sevin to dust down the dogs and cats now and then. If you look at flea and tick powder it's carbaryl....or Sevin, but they want 10 bucks for a few ounces when you can buy 5 lbs for the same price at Lowes.

    Confront is god awful expensive. 150 a gallon I believe.
  8. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
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  9. corbster

    corbster LawnSite Fanatic
    from OHIO
    Posts: 29,511

    CrossCheck is not expensive but not sure you can put it on an Animal.
    You can spray it indoor or outdoor. Then again, I don't know what your Expensive is.
  10. fastcat

    fastcat LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 799

    i know that a vet will advise a permitherin dip or bath if a dog is coverd in fleas and ticks and the label also has rates for spraying farm animals so i guess it is 100% ok to use for this pourpose.

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