Miller Animal Hospital

380 North Greenbush Road
Troy, NY 12180


Flea, Tick & Heartworm Preventatives

The following is a brief description of the flea, tick, and heartworm

preventatives available at Miller Animal Hospital.


ADVANTAGE MULTI - This is a monthly topical that kills adult fleas and treats flea infestations and ear mites.  It also treats and controls roundworms and hookworms and helps prevent heartworm disease.  The current promotion is buy 6, get 2 free or buy 9 and get 3 free.

 - This is a topical flea and tick product that is applied to the back of the neck. It protects for 12 weeks at a time.  Currently there are two rebates - a $15 rebate for 2 doses, and a $35 rebate for 4 doses.  All doses have to be purchased at the same time and be reflected on the same invoice.

CHERISTIN - This is a monthly topical product which is used for the prevention and treatment of flea infestations on cats.  Currently there are rebates of $10 for 6 doses purchased at one time, and $25 for 12 doses purchased at the same time.

SERESTO COLLAR - This collar for cats kills and repels fleas and ticks for 8 months.  It is odorless, non-greasy and easy to use.  There is currently a $15 rebate for each collar purchased from our clinic.  



NEXGARD CHEWABLES - This product is fed monthly to dogs and puppies.  It kills fleas and Lone Star, Black-legged, American Dog, and Brown Dog ticks.

SCALIBOR PROTECTOR COLLAR - This collar provides up to 6 months of protection against ticks and fleas.  It is water resistant and odorless.  

SERESTO COLLAR (DOGS) - This collar comes in two sizes and kills and repels fleas and ticks for 8 months.  It is odorless, non-greasy and easy to use.  Currently there is a $15 rebate for collars purchased from our clinic.

VECTRA 3D - This is a topical product which is applied monthly.  It kills fleas and ticks through contact with the fur.  Currently there is a mail in promotion of "Buy 3 at a time, get 1 free" and "Buy 6 at a time, get 3 free".


HEARTGARD PLUS - This is an oral chewable administered monthly which helps prevent heartworm disease by killing heartworm larvae.  It also treats and controls roundworm and hookworms.  Many rebates are available - see our rebate list for the various combinations.

SENTINEL - This is an oral tablet administered monthly which helps protect your dog from fleas, heartworms, roundworms, hookworms and whipworms.  Rebates available are "Buy 6 at the same time, get a $7 rebate from the company; Buy 12 at a time and get a $20 rebate.