PetArmor® Plus Flea and Tick Protection for Dogs
Your family is our family. We’re here to help protect your dog with vet-quality care you can use at home. With the same active ingredients as FRONTLINE® Plus for Dogs for less,* PetArmor Plus for Dogs is a fast-acting topical that kills fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks and chewing lice for up to 30 days. Reapply monthly to kick pests to the curb year-round.
*PetArmor Plus is not manufactured or distributed by Merial. FRONTLINE® is a registered trademark of Merial. Pricing comparison based FRONTLINE Plus (12/2019) and 52-week PetArmor Plus in Nielsen XAOC (12/2019).
Fleas and ticks can be present all year around, even in colder climates, and can lay dormant for several months before hatching. PetArmor and the Companion Animal Parasite Council recommend treating your dog each month throughout the year to help prevent flea and tick infestations. Used a directed, PetArmor Plus can stop infestations and help prevent reinfestation.
How to Apply
Applying PetArmor Plus flea and tick protection at home is easy. Just follow these steps each time you use the product.
Before You Apply
Applying correctly starts with purchasing the correct product. Before purchasing, weigh your dog. Don't guess! It is important to know your dog’s exact weight. PetArmor Plus for Dogs is available in four different weight breaks for dogs and puppies: 4 to 22 pounds, 23 to 44 pounds, 45 to 88 pounds, and 89 to 132 pounds. DO NOT attempt to split doses between dogs.
DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT ON CATS. Be sure to choose dog products for dogs and cat products for cats. These products are different formulations based on the species and your pet’s weight and SHOULD NEVER be used interchangeably. PetArmor Plus for Cats is available to protect your cat.
Don't forget to consider your dog's age. ONLY use PetArmor Plus for Dogs on dogs and puppies over 8 weeks of age.
Read the entire label carefully before using any product on your dog. For additional help or more information, our social care team is available to answer your questions Mon-Friday, 8am to 4pm CST. Or you can call us at 1-800-224-7387.
Applying the Product
- Remove product tubes from the package.
- Separate one tube from the others.
- Hold the tube with notched end pointing up and away from the face and body. Use scissors to cut off the narrow end at the notches along the line.
- Invert tube over dog and use open end to part your dog’s hair.
- Squeeze tube firmly to apply all of the solution to the dog’s skin as a spot to the dog’s back between the shoulder blades.
- Wash hands thoroughtly with soap and water
Keep treated pets apart from each other, other pets and children for 24 hours after treatment and until the product is dry. This helps prevent pets from ingesting the topical by licking or grooming one another.
Frequently Asked Questions
PetArmor Plus for Dogs kills adult fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks, chewing lice and prevents the development of flea pupae. It controls mites that may cause sarcoptic mange and kills deer ticks that can transmit Lyme disease. It also kills brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, and lone star ticks and prevents flea reinfestations for four weeks.
The product starts killing fleas and ticks within 24 hours and may take as long as 48 hours.
No. Make sure that your dog is completely dry before applying the product. It is best to wait 12 hours to assure that your dog is completely dry prior to application.
You should not reapply the product any more often than once every four weeks.
Once the product has dried on your dog’s skin, the application site should not appear greasy. However, if some of the product did get caught in your dog’s hair it could cause a greasy appearance. If the dog’s hair still appears greasy 48 hours after application, we would recommend using a wet washcloth or paper towel to wipe the excess product off the fur.
Yes, it is ok to use this product if you have a cat in your home. We DO recommend separating your pets until the product has had a chance to dry for 24-48 hours. This will help to reduce the chance of your cat grooming and ingesting the product off of your dog.
When properly stored and under ideal conditions, the product has a three-year shelf life. If there has been a variance in temperature (extreme heat for example), it may reduce the effectiveness of the product. Be sure to store the product in a cool (below 77°F/25°C) dry place inaccessible to children and pets. Do not refrigerate and protect from direct sunlight.
For any questions regarding PetArmor products, our social care team is available to answer your questions Mon-Friday, 8am to 4pm CST. Or you can call us 24 hours, seven days a week at 1-800-224-7387.