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I am so worried about my nursing female and flea control. Seems

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I am so worried about my nursing female and flea control. Seems we have had a hatch. On the puppies too. What about Frontline and if it is ok what about when they crawl around her shoulder area? So worried about these 10 little goldendoodles and anemia. They are only 3 days old and vet always gives me Advantix ,but says NO right now. And is Nemex ok for worming my female right now. Want to cover all my bases. Thanks, Katie
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Karing replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,
I'mCustomerand I will be glad to help with your question. Frontline products are approved for use on pregnant and nursing female dogs. The small amount they may contact from touching her neck will not harm them. In addition, it is fine to deworm Katie with Nemex too. I would suggest getting a flea comb to manually remove fleas from the puppies:
http://www.amazon.com/Four-Paws-Magic-Extra-Removal/dp/B0002ASFZU/ref=sr_1_1?s=pet-supplies&ie=UTF8&qid=1432144883&sr=1-1&keywords=metal+flea+comb
You may also be interested to know that Frontline spray is approved for puppies at least 2 days of age:
http://www.amazon.com/Merial-500ml-Frontline-Spray-500ML/dp/B003FA2DUM
This is Merial's Frontline frequently asked questions page where you can verify recommendations for use of Frontline & Frontline Spray:
http://www.frontlineplus.co.nz/products/frontline-plus/pages/frontline-plus-faqs.aspx
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Sincerely, Customer
Expert:  Dr. Karing replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,
I wanted to check and make sure you received the above information and found it helpful. Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.
Thank you, Customer