Nexgard vs Sentinel – Better Flea Treatment for Dogs

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Nexgard vs Sentinel – Better Flea Treatment for Dogs Confused between Nexgard and Sentinel for your dog Well both are best-in-class top-selling treatments for getting rid of the vexatious parasites that annoy you by infecting your pets. However Nexgard and Sentinel are not the same. Their composition mode of action and effects differ from each other. And therefore you may find it difficult to decide which one is better. Worry not we have carried out a detailed comparison between Nexgard and Sentinel to assist you in picking the best one for your pet. Just keep reading to dispel the concerns:

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Comparison between Nexgard and Sentinel Nexgard and Sentinel both are highly palatable beef flavored once-a-month treatments. Before we dive deep into comparing how these products differ from each other let us first understand what both these products offer. Nexgard mainly is used for controlling fleas and ticks. Sentinel on the other hand is mainly used for handling gastrointestinal worms such as roundworms hookworms and whipworms as well as to avoid heartworms. Nexgard contains Afoxolaner that kills fleas and ticks. It also breaks the flea cycle by destroying flea eggs and larvae. Sentinel contains Milbemycin oxime and Lufenuron. Milbemycin oxime eliminates heartworm larvae and adult forms of intestinal worms while Lufenuron prevents the development of flea eggs. buy Nexgard for dogs Buy Sentinel for dogs Nevertheless Nexgard unlike Sentinel has not yet been tested for use in breeding pregnant or lactating dogs.

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KILLS FLEA LARVAE KILLS HEARTWORMS LARVAE MODE OF ADMINISTRATION DOSAGE SAFETY MANUFACTURER PRODUCT Yes Yes No Oral Monthly Boehringer Ingelheim Not yet evaluated for use in breeding pregnant and lactating dogs KILLS FLEA EGGS May be used for breeding pregnant and lactating dogs No Yes No No No No No Starts killing fleas in 4 hours and ticks in 24 hours Afloxolaner Beef flavored KILLS FLEAS REPELS FLEAS KILLS TICKS REPELS TICKS REPELS MOSQUITOES ELIMINATES ROUNDWORMS ELIMINATES HOOKWORMS HOW LONG IT TAKES TO START WORKING ACTIVE INGREDIENT TASTE No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Oral Starts killing worms in a day Milbemycin oxime lufenuron Beef flavored Monthly Virbac No SENTINEL NEXGARD Yes DETAILS Nexgard v/s Sentinel

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All in all N e x g a r d and S e n t i n e l are pretty different. They cover different aspects of your pet’s well being. However both are very powerful treatments. Nexgard is generally preferred for fighting against active flea and tick infestations while Sentinel is preferred to use for preventing heartworms and infestations of intestinal worms. We hope this comparison helps you decide between Nexgard and Sentinel but do not forget to take your vet’s opinion before doing so as he would know better about your pet’s needs. The Final Word