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According to Merial, the product works at a low dose and it will be available at four sizes.
I love new products but I'd rather not turn my dogs into guinea pigs.
Many vets, including ours, like to wait for the product being used for some time, so the risks and benefits become more clear.
Often, safety studies can be one thing and real life another.
Not that I automatically shy away from new things.
Jasmine was one of the stem cell treatment pioneers and we're very happy we did that. But she also had a history of bad reactions to drugs. So I think very long and hard before reaching for any drugs or chemicals. Plus, our main problem up here are deer ticks.
Of course, there are situation when opting for something new might be the only and the best option.
FDA approves Merial's NexGard, a chewable flea-tick preventive for dogs