Aristopet Spot Ons

How to use the Aristopet spot ons?

Dr Lee explains here how to use the Aristopet spot ons.

At what age can Aristopet Fleas, Heartworm and Worms Spot On be used on puppies & kittens?

Puppies may be treated with this product from 7 weeks of age; kittens from 9 weeks of age.

How long can the worms be in a dog /cat? Do I still need to treat my pets for parasites even if they spend most of their time indoors?

Worms, if left untreated, can remain in pets for long periods. Whether they are expelled will depend on the capability of the pets’ immune system. Some worms will often ‘self-infect’ by contaminating the pet’s environment with infective stages, so the pet will be continuously reinfected, unless treated.

Pets are also constantly exposed to new infections of these parasites from either the outdoor environment, vectors (e.g. mosquitoes/fleas), or being introduced indoor from our clothing and shoes. Hence regular, all year around parasite control is extremely important to pets, even if the pet spends most of its time indoors.

If my dog / cat licks the Aristopet Fleas, Heartworm and Worms Spot On after I apply it is this dangerous?

Toxicity may occur when large volumes of a dose are orally ingested by the pet, especially in smaller cats and dogs. You should ensure the product is applied on areas unreachable as the pet grooms, i.e. back of the head in cats or between the shoulder blades in dogs.

Read the product insert enclosed in the packaging for detailed instructions on how to apply the Aristopet Fleas, Heartworm and Worms Spot On onto your pet.

What are the potential side effects of using Aristopet Fleas, Heartworm and Worms Spot On in dogs and cats?

Occasionally, you may notice hair loss occurring at the site of application. This is usually a single occurrence and hair will grow back uneventfully.

Will Aristopet Fleas, Heartworm and Worms Spot On damage my furniture?

The liquid vehicle in this product may discolour or damage certain surfaces and fabrics e.g.: polished floorboards, leather.

Excluding the pet from contact with such surfaces until the product dries on the pet’s coat is highly recommended.

The Aristopet Fleas, Heartworm and Worms Spot On is APVMA registered. Can you explain what the APVMA is and what it does?

The Aristopet Fleas, Heartworm and Worms Spot-On is APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority) registered. The APVMA is the government’s statutory agency responsible for the assessment, registration, and regulation of agricultural and veterinary chemical products from importation to the point of sale. They perform scientific assessments, manage registrations, monitor compliance, and undertake enforcement actions.