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Protect them as much as you love them!

Frontline Plus

You take them for walks, you buy them treats, and you feed them only the best. In all these ways, you show them that you love them.

So when it comes to protecting your dog or cat against fleas & ticks, use only FRONLINE Plus. It's the gesture of love you can trust.

Fleas: A Health Risk

Fleas not only cause pets great misery, they can also cause Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) and other skin problems. Fleas can transmit tapeworm and the bacterium that causes 'cat scratch disease'.

They can be a nightmare to get rid of once they've made themselves at home in your home.

Preventing & Controlling Ticks:

Ticks are a source of diseases including Biliary fever (Babesiosis) and Tick bite fever (Ehrlichiosis). There is usually a window period between the time that the tick attaches to the pet and when the diseases are transmitted. This window period varies according to the species of tick, the disease in question as well as the stage of the tick. Pets can also develop ulcers and inflammatory granulomas at the point of attachment. It is therfore adivisable to check your pets daily for ticks and remove immediately as well as maintain monthly application of a long-lasting tick control product such as FRONTLINE Plus.

FRONTLINE Plus will control ticks for up to 4 weeks with a single application.

One single application of FRONTLINE Plus protects your pet against fleas and ticks for several weeks. It has 2 active ingredients: one kills ticks and adult fleas on your pet, and the other prevents the development of flea eggs and larvae that could become scattered around your home, breaking the flea life cycle. This 2-in-1 approach is known as Integrated Flea Control (IFC).

The flea life cycle

The adult flea makes itself at home on your dog or cat, and the female lays up to 50 eggs a day for the approximately 100 days it lives.

These eggs get deposited everywhere your pet goes....all around your home. Larvae emerge from the eggs and hide in nooks and crannies in furniture and carpets. Larvae chnage into pupae which are invisible to the naked eye. It can be up to about 12 months before the adult fleas emerge from these pupae, which are spread throughout your home.

Simply using FRONTLINE Plus regularly on your pets BREAKS the flea life cycle, preventing those eggs and larvae from developing, and killing the adult fleas. With only 5% of fleas on your pet (adult fleas), and 95% in the egg, larva and pupae stages around your home.

When you snap open a pipette and apply the contents to the back of your pet's neck, the FRONTLINE Plus migrates all over your pet's body by means of a process called translocation. The oily (sebaceous) glands in your pet's skin act as a reservoir from which the products is slowly  and continuously released via the hair follicles.

Frontline Plus can be used on puppies and kittens form 8 weeks of age, as well as on pregnant and lactating queens and bitches.

Frontline Plus is effective after normal bathing and shampooing. For best results, it's better not to bath your pet for three days before or after applying Frontline Plus. Ensure that your pet's coat is 100% dry before applying the product. Certain medicated shampoos may affect the product's duration of efficacy. If you are unsure about this, talk to your vet.

There are many plusses in favour of treating your pets with FRONTLINE Plus

• Contains TWO active ingredients for OPTIMAL protection.

• Protects your dogs AND cats against fleas AND ticks with regular monthly application.

• Gentle enough to use on pregnant AND lactating bitches and queens AND puppies and kittens from 8 weeks of age.

• Kills 100% of fleas within 18-24 hours.

• Kills 98% of ticks within 24-48 hours.

• Helps control sarcoptic mange in dogs.

• Easy-to-use pipette application.

• Water fast - will not dampen your adventurous pet's spirits!

Available in the following doses:

• Frontline Plus Single Dose for Cats

• Frontline Plus Single Dose for Small Dogs up to 10 kg

• Frontline Plus Single Dose for Medium Dogs 10 - 20 kg

• Frontline Plus Single Dose for Large Dogs 20 - 40 kg

• Frontline Plus Single Dose for X-Large Dogs 40 - 60 kg


Frontline Plus Dogs Reg. No. G2999 Act 36/1947. Composition: Fipronil 10 g/100ml; (s)-methoprene 9 g/100 ml.

Frontline Plus Cats Reg. No. G3000 Act 36/1947. Composition: Fipronil 10 g/100ml; (s)-methoprene 12 g/100 ml.

Merial South Africa (Pty) Ltd. (Reg. No. 1997/022402/07)

Merial Helpline: 0860 637 425