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Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
Category: Vet
Satisfied Customers: 140
Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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I treat my dog with fronline but she was covered with fleas

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I treat my dog with fronline but she was covered with fleas so i assumed it hadnt worked i tremoved a lot of leas manually,but they persisted making her very uncomfortable,so i treated her again about 2 weeks later and yesterday i wormed her but shes not herself wont eat not interested in her usual things ,im worried
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 3 years ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Sadly, we have recently started to see flea resistance to Frontline here in the UK.

If you would still like some assistance, can you tell me:

Did you put the same dose as before on Lola?

What did you worm her with? How long after the 2nd Frontline was that?

Are her gums pale/white or pink?

Has she had any vomiting, retching, or drooling?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

ive had her a the vets shes ok

Expert:  Dr. B. replied 3 years ago.
Hi again Maria,

I am glad to hear that she is fine.
I will now pass your question back to customer service so that you are not charged.

Take care,
Dr. B.