FAQs About Revolution

FAQs About Revolution

One of the biggest revolutions in the parasite control market for dogs and cats is the product Revolution itself. Manufactured by Zoetis, revolution is known for its exemplary action against fleas, ticks, heartworm larvae, and intestinal worms. And because it is a very famous product, there are many pet parents who must be having some questions regarding this product. You also might be one of them with some curiosities or doubts in mind. Hence, to answer all the frequently asked and thought questions below is the list of FAQs that you can refer to get your question answered.


1. What Is The Efficacy Of Revolution?

Revolution kills 98% of existing fleas within 36 hours of administration and 100% fleas if your cat or dog is treated regularly. It is also a very potent heartworm preventive and controls and treats intestinal worms like roundworm and hookworms. The spot-on lasts for a complete month

2. Still Find One Or Two Fleas On My Dog, Is Revolution Working?

That’s because of the flea eggs and larvae present in the environment that after maturing hop on your pet. Revolution only kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching. It is not indicated to kill flea eggs and larvae in surroundings. So, in order to completely eradicate fleas you need to vacuum clean your carpets, curtains, beddings regularly and also apply revolution spot-on regularly every month. Within 2-3 months you can achieve a completely flea free pet.

3. What About Ticks? I See Some Ticks Even No

Revolution kills one common species of ticks and that is American dog tick and for other species, you need to consult your vet and use tick killers Nexgard or Bravecto as well.

American dog tick will be wiped off completely from your pet if you are consistent in administering Revolution.

4. Is It Waterproof? Can My Dog Bath After The Administration?

Yes, it is waterproof just wait for 2 hours after the administration and you can send your kitty/pooch for a bath.

5. How Soon After Bathing Can I Apply Revolution?

You can apply Revolution immediately after your pet’s coat and the undercoat is completely dry.

6. What If I Miss A Dose?

Immediately administer the treatment and carry on with the schedule and also consult your vet.

7. Is Revolution Safe For Pregnant And Lactating pets?

Yes, Revolution has been tested safely in pregnant and lactating pets.

8. Does It Have Any Possible Side Effects?

REVOLUTIONS because it is a parasitic treatment there are some very rare side effects. The most common is hair loss at the site of application with or without inflammation (redness, flaking) in cats, vomiting, diarrhea with or without blood, anorexia (decreased appetite), lethargy (sluggishness), salivation, rapid breathing, pruritus (itching), urticaria (welts, hives), erythema (skin redness), ataxia (incoordination), fever and rare instances of death. There have also been extremely rare reports of seizures in dogs. Hence, it is advised to contact your vet if your dog or cat has a history of any neurological disorders.

9. Does It Kills Ear Mites And Treats Sarcoptic Mange?

Yes, it treats sarcoptic mange and kills ear mites as well in dogs but in cats, it only treats sarcoptic mange.

10. Is It Safe For Collies?

Studies show that it is perfectly safe for avermectin-sensitive collies breed.

11. I Have To Start The Treatment With Other Antibiotics, Is It Safe?

Revolution was tested safely in dogs and cats receiving other veterinary treatments like vaccines, anthelmintics, antiparasitics, antibiotics, steroids, collars, shampoos, and dips. Please consult your vet because he might want to check the treatments and how they affect.

12. If The Revolution Spot-On Is Expired Can I Still Use It?

There is no safety or efficacy data from the manufacturer, Zoetis to support the usage of expired Revolution.

13. I Want To Buy Revolution Can I Buy It Online?

You can buy Revolution from many online pet health care websites. One of them being ours i.e. Canadavetcare.com You will find the Revolution for Dogs/Cats in the most affordable prices.

14. If My Cat is Above 15 Lbs Or Dog Is Above 85 Lbs, What Should I Do?

You should use the appropriate combination of the pipette for the pets above 22lbs or 130 lbs.

These were some of the FAQs. Hope your questions are answered, and if you have any questions apart from the above-mentioned doubts, please do email us on – support@canadavetcare.com