When can puppies start trifexis?

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Trifexis is for use in dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age or older and 5 pounds of body weight or greater.

If you do not administer Trifexis monthly throughout the year, continue administering the medication for at least three months following the last exposure to mosquitoes.


Trifexis is approved by the FDA for use in dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older and 5 pounds of body weight or greater.


Trifexis delivers three types of parasite protection in a flavored tablet given once a month.

You can give it to your dog directly out of your hand or place it in her food bowl.


A television station in Florida ran a report on dog owners who believe that Trifexis (a combination flea and heartworm preventative) is killing their dogs.

Trifexis is purported to cause many different problems in dogs.

One dog suffered neurological symptoms including vertigo, lethargy, and seizures.


The recommendation of the American Society of Veterinary Behaviorists (AVSAB) is as follows: "In general, puppies can start puppy socialization classes as early as 7-8 weeks of age.

Puppies should receive a minimum of one set of vaccines at least 7 days prior to the first class and a first de-worming.


A puppy should be at least 12 weeks of age and have all of their first round of "adult" shots before going to a kennel or daycare.

You should wait about two weeks after the date of their initial vaccinations before signing them up.


When should a puppy start eating solid food? Puppies should get solid food starting at about four weeks, when they're not able to get all the calories they need from their mother's milk.

Most puppies are weaned by six weeks.


In fact, you can give HEARTGARD Plus to a puppy as young as 6 weeks old.

Just visit your vet and ask about protecting your pup from heartworms with HEARTGARD Plus.

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