Discover why NexGard is the future of flea & tick protection.
Kills Fleas And Ticks
NexGard is the first oral product that kills fleas, deadly Paralysis ticks, Brown Dog ticks, and Bush ticks on dogs for a full month
Once A Month Treatment
No more complicated treatments or confusing instructions just one chew, once a month for year-round protection from fleas and ticks.
A Simple, Tasty Chew
NexGard is the first flea and tick treatment that comes as a tasty, beef-flavoured chew. The oral format also means no restrictions on swimming or bathing after treatment.
F A Q
How does NexGard kill fleas?
NexGard contains the ingredient afoxolaner, which kills fleas by over-stimulating their nervous system.
How long does it take NexGard to kill fleas?
NexGard will kill existing fleas within 8 hours of initial administration.
Why am I seeing more fleas on my pet after administering NexGard?
NexGard stimulates the fleas nervous system, causing them to rise to the top of your dogs haircoat as they die.
How long does NexGard keep my dog protected from ticks?
NexGard will protect your dog from ticks (including the deadly Paralysis tick*) for a full month
How long after administering NexGard can my dog be bathed or go swimming?
NexGard can be administered directly before or after bathing or swimming. Because NexGard is an oral product, your dogs coat can get wet straight after taking NexGard and your dog will remain protected from fleas and ticks.
Can I use it if my dog is on medication?
In well-controlled field studies, NexGard was used at the same time with other medications, such as vaccines, anthelmintics, antibiotics (including topicals), steroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (for arthritis), anaesthetics, and antihistamines with no adverse events.
is NexGard safe to use for any breed of dog?
NexGard is safe and effective for any breed of dog when used as directed.
Can NexGard be used for cats and other pets?
No. NexGard should be used for dogs only.
Does NexGard need to be given with food?
NexGard does not need to be given with food. Pet owners can choose to give the chew at any time that suits them with or without a meal.
What if Im unsure if my dog has taken the entire dose?
Treated dogs should be observed for a few minutes to ensure that part of the dose is not lost or rejected. If it is suspected that any of the dose has been lost, then treat again with another full dose of NexGard.
In a large scale field study, it was found that the incidence of vomiting with NexGard was 3 times LESS compared to a popular oral flea tablet.
Do dogs like the taste of NexGard?
In Australian field studies, more than 95% of households felt that NexGard was well accepted by their dogs.
Based on taste, Nexgard was preferred 19:1 compared to a popular flea-only tablet.
Why is monthly treatment the best choice?
NexGards simple monthly dosing ensures an easy-to-remember treatment regimen which may help drive compliance.
Can I administer it more than once a month?
NexGard should only be administered on a monthly basis. Its recommended that NexGard is given to your dog on the same day of every month.
Where can I get NexGard?
NexGard can be purchased at selected vet clinics or pet stores. Refer to our Find a Vet tab to find your nearest stockist, or .
How old does my dog need to be in order to take NexGard?
NexGard can be used in puppies 8 weeks of age or older and weighing 2 kilograms or greater.
When shouldnt i use NexGard?
Do not give NexGard to dogs under 2 kg or less than 8 weeks old. NexGard is for dogs only and hasnt been evaluated for use in pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs.