Frontline vs Advantix – Which is Better?

Ticks and fleas are a complete nuisance for dogs not to mention dangerous to their health. If you are like me you’ll want to protect your dog using only the best flea and tick control medication. Frontline Plus and Advantix II are two of the top medications for preventing and controlling fleas. This article compares Frontline vs. Advantix to help you buy the best option for your dog.

Frontline vs Advantix Comparison Chart

The chart below compares Frontline and Advantix features and effectiveness. We used 13 benchmarks that are important in evaluating the two medications.

Feature

Frontline Plus

K9 Advantix II

Waterproof

Yes

Yes

Repels & Kills Sand Flies

No

Yes

Repels Biting & Stable Flies

No

Yes

Repels & Kills Mosquitoes

No

Yes

Kills Lice

Yes

Yes

Kills Flea Eggs & Larvae

Yes

Yes

Repels Ticks

No

Yes

Kills Ticks

Yes

Yes

Repels Fleas

No

Yes

Kills Fleas

Yes

Yes

Rx Prescription Required

​No

No

Active Ingredient(s)

Fipronil/(S)-Methoprene

Permethrin/Pyriproxyfen/Imidacloprid

Duration to take effect

Kills Ticks within 48 hours/ Kills Fleas within 12 hours

Kills Fleas within 12 hours

Price

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William Sagide
 

Growing up with dogs on our farm is one of the best experiences I ever had. I now dream of one day returning to that life and running in the fields with my dog Chester.

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