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Prac-tic is an effective spot-on treatment for the prevention and control of ticks and fleas in dogs. More information on this product can be found in the leaflet at the bottom of the page.
Prac-tic is effective against new flea infestations for at least 4 weeks. Prac-tic has a persistent effect against ticks for 4 weeks.
Do not use in dogs younger than 8 weeks, or with a body weight of less than 2 kg. Do not administer to cats, this may lead to overdosing. Do not use in rabbits.
The recommended minimum dose is 12.5 mg Pyriprole per kg bodyweight, which is equivalent to 0.1 ml of Prac-tic spot-on solution per kg bodyweight. For each weight class, the total pipette contents should be used.
In order to reduce the risk of reinfestation, you must treat the environment. A spray such as Indorex Pesticide spray has been specially developed for this purpose.
All prices include VAT where applicable.
Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.
For UK delivery, we charge the following:
Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.
For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.
We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.
Due to air freight restrictions aerosols cannot ever be sent abroad by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.
Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.
Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.
To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.
*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.
Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Prac-tic Spot On Flea Treatments for Dogs, including answers from our team.
Will it be ok for me to wash my dog regularly after applying prac tic also how long after flea treatment has been applied can i use a worming tablet thanks.....
Dogs should not be bathed or shampooed from 48 hours before treatment. Immersion of the animal in water or shampooing within 24 hours after treatment may reduce the efficacy of the veterinary medicinal product. However, weekly immersion in water did not affect efficacy against fleas and ticks.
I hope this helps.
How soon after using Frontline (which failed) can I use Prac-Tic?
The active ingredients are completely different, so there should be no adverse interaction using these products in quick succession. However it is good general advice to allow 7 days between any types of spot-on medication to reduce the chances of skin irritation, so I would suggest that length of time.
On the topic of Frontline not working, I would say that it is not a terribly potent product and I feel it tends to kill off a large percentage of the fleas around, but not every single one. If it is used before fleas are seen as a preventative and applied every month, it is actually extremely effective. No fleas are normally ever seen when it is used like this. However if it is applied after fleas are seen, it often takes a few months to eradicate the problem if no other porduct is used. It will get there in time, but these days there are other options as you are aware. Some other spot-ons do appear to be more effective in this circumstance, but I do not think that this is down to fleas developing "resistance" to Frontline. It has always worked like this, but at one time it was far and away the best product out there. Now there is much more choice.