Top Flea and Tick Treatments of 2019

When you discover that your furry kid is suffering from nasty fleas and ticks, you start searching for the products that will treat him quickly and are easy to administer. Well, there is a gamut of options ranging from topical to oral, chews, shampoos, powders and sprays which are specifically formulated to treat fleas and ticks. Most of them are so popular and have been in demand for so many years that if you are a new user, you can easily rely on these treatments. However, there are other new treatments as well, which are broad spectrum and not just treat fleas and ticks, but other parasites like worms, mites, and heartworm disease as well.

Top Selling Flea and Tick Treatments in 2019

Frontline Plus

Frontline Plus is a topical, flea and tick treatment that kills existing adult fleas and ticks besides also removing their juvenile forms like eggs, larvae, and pupae. Moreover, the product eliminates all the flea population within 12 hours, and by 48 hours the pet becomes free of ticks as well. Since this product is waterproof, Frontline Plus doesn’t lose its month-long efficacy even if the pet swims or bathes once the solution dries out. In fact, it is one of the most preferred and prescribed brands by vets because you can easily treat pets that are over 8 weeks of age without having to struggle for oral administration.

Buy Frontline Plus

Buy Frontline Plus

Benefits of Using Frontline Plus –

  • Kills adult fleas and ticks
  • Disrupts the flea and tick lifecycle by eliminating their juvenile forms
  • It is a waterproof treatment
  • Prevents the pet from further infestation for 30 days
  • Helps in treating allergies like itching and dermatitis caused by fleas
  • Quick action

Ingredients – Fipronil and S-Methoprene

Manufacturer – Boehringer Ingelheim/ Merial

Nexgard Spectra

This beef-flavored combination chew is the next most famous flea and tick treatments in the list because it not just kills fleas and ticks, but provides added protection against intestinal worms like roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms as well. In addition, Nexgard Spectra also serves as a mange treatment by killing Sarcoptic, demodectic and otodectic (ear) mites. Most importantly, the product provides full one-month protection from re-infestation and is used as a preventative for heartworm disease. Isn’t it great to have just one treatment for all the parasites?!

Buy Nexgard Spectra

Buy Nexgard Spectra

Benefits of Using Nexgard Spectra –

  • Has a palatable beef flavor, which is liked by most pets
  • Kills adult fleas and ticks as well as their juvenile stages
  • Eliminates hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm infections
  • Prevents heartworm disease

Ingredients – Afoxolaner

Manufacturer – Boehringer Ingelheim/ Merial


Capstar needs no introduction! Though this product only treats adult fleas, Capstar has been one of the best sellers because of its swift action. Surprisingly, this tablet is so powerful that it starts acting within 30 minutes, and kills all the adult fleas in maximum 7 hours.

Buy Capstar

Buy Capstar

Benefits of Using Capstar –

  • Kills 100% adult fleas within 7 hours
  • Can be used in pets over 4 weeks of age
  • Capstar is safe for treating pregnant and nursing pets
  • It is a mess-free solution

Ingredients – Nitenpyram

Manufacturer – Elanco

Bayopet Flea and Tick Collar

Bayopet is a uniquely formulated flea and tick collar which is suffused with parasiticide that kills all the fleas and ticks on the pet within 24 hours. Moreover, it protects further flea infestations for 16 weeks and tick infestation for 10 weeks. It is liked by the customers because of its ease of use. You just have to tie it around your pet’s neck, and that’s it.

Bayopet Flea & Tick Collar

Bayopet Flea & Tick Collar

Benefits of Using Bayopet flea and tick collar –

  • Bayopet prevents fleas and ticks
  • Works within 24 hours
  • Protects pets from re-infestation until 10 weeks
  • Has been made with innovative technology to break under pressure

Ingredients – Propoxur

Manufacturer – Bayer

Ultrum Flea and Tick Powder

Ultrum powder makes life so much easier for pet owners that deal with fleas and ticks on their furry kids. This perfumed talc is used as a part of the flea and tick control program and can be sprinkled anytime and anywhere. Yes, you read it right! Ultrum powder can be sprinkled even in the vacuum bags after cleaning your house, so, the captured fleas and ticks can be killed easily.

Ultrum Powder

Ultrum Powder

Benefits of Using Ultrum Flea and Tick Powder –

  • Ultrum kills fleas and ticks quickly, and provides full 3 months of protection
  • Can be used on puppies, kittens, rodents, birds, etc
  • The product also kills red mites and feather mites as well as lice
  • Used as a part of the flea and tick control program and can be applied even if the pet is on oral treatment

Ingredients – Propoxur

Manufacturer – Kyron Labs

 Frontline Spray

Frontline spray is just like another version of Frontline Top spot. The only difference is this product is in a spray form. It provides long-lasting protection from parasites, and can be used in cats and dogs as small as 2 days old. This treatment also controls Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) and can be used anytime.

Buy Frontline Sprau

Buy Frontline Spray

Benefits of Using Frontline Spray –

  • Kills fleas, flea eggs, and larvae
  • Kills ticks and its juvenile life forms
  • Effective against American dog ticks, Lone Star Ticks, and Brown Dog Ticks
  • Safe for treating pregnant and nursing pets.

Ingredients – Fipronil

Manufacturer – Boehringer Ingelheim/ Merial