You'll need to be sure to check with your veterinarian before giving your dog any kind of medication. Oral flea and tick preventatives for dogs are gaining popularity with vets and pet owners. They are safe, easy to use and extremely effective, .
Topic: Bravecto (chewable flea and tick) - Dog Food Advisor
Part of protecting your pet against flea and tick infestations is being properly informed about your options. One great option for many pet owners is oral flea and tick preventative medications, which are offered at our animal hospital in Staten Island and Bayonne.
I personally will not use an oral flea or tick preventative
Giving your pet an oral medication once a month is more convenient than spot on treatments because there’s no mess and no sticky substance on your pet’s fur. As an added bonus, many of the flea and tick medications for dogs come in beef flavored chewable tablets.
Topic: Has anyone had a bad reaction to oral flea medications?
Oral preventatives are also more convenient for many people. Unlike topical flea preventatives, oral treatments are easy to administer and won't create a sticky mess. The oral medications are available in either a beef-flavored tablet or soft chew. Many pets will eat these medications like treats, making it easy to give them their monthly dose of flea prevention. If you choose , your dog will be protected against fleas and ticks for up to 12 weeks!The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) announced today the approval of BRAVECTO (fluralaner) Chewable Tablets for Dogs, the first oral flea and tick medication that lasts up to 12 weeks. The drug treats and prevents fleas for 12 weeks; treats and controls three types of ticks—the brown dog tick, American dog tick and deer tick—for 12 weeks; and treats and controls the lone star tick for 8 weeks.