dog owners!!! Do not use simple guard...
crazyass

Tucker, GA

#112 May 13, 2014
Crazy you are one miserable person.
DIATOMACEOUS EARTH

Absecon, NJ

#113 May 13, 2014
crazyass wrote:
Crazy you are one miserable person.
What does what you write have anything to do with this post? Talk about who spends too much time jacking off on yourself while trolling the internet. I guess jacking off with one hand while surfing with the other constitutes a full-time job for you!

Onto the subject at hand, veterinarians have come to the point that they are now hores to the pharmaceutical companies, gone are the days of vets who cared, it's all about the money and political connections to hell with the client and their pet. Sure, vets deserve to be paid but they no longer are willing to help nor do they really give a damn about you, it's the almighty greenbacks. Sure there are maggots and users out there that only are interested in the free ride, but not everybody, some do have pride and would be willing to have help in meeting half way but it's now greed to the point one can go to hell in lieu of politics! In fact, a good veterinarian is the vet that does the blood work in front of you, not take the pet in the back room. When they take the pet in the back room and do so without consulting you and their attitude is that is the way we do it actually those people are not good vets. Very few do it in front of you and with you, those who don't will be remembered and technically are not good vets.

As for food Science Diet, Iams etc really are not good foods nor a basic of only dry, dry can kill your pet. Believe this or not, some foods use by-products and those items can actually be from carcases of dead pets sold to pet food companies for food. Remember, many of these animals have died of horrible diseases thus your pet might be eating the remnants of a sick and or contagious animal! Dead Cats And Dogs
Used To Make Pet Food rense .com /general70 /dead. htm I broke up the url just in case I can't get it on here. Google this concept and you will see a bunch of pets in the trash from dirty animal shelters/clinics and more to be used for pet food. Years ago before all this hoola about over vaccinating you pet such animals lived a longer and better health. Too many vets exploit vaccinations for the money and do not even honor your request or suggest a titer and if they don't do this, push vaccinations RUN FROM THEM THEY MIGHT KILL YOUR PET!

As for this simple guard there are better things to use and one holistic item is human food grade diaotomatceous earth ONLY the food human grade. You put that on your carpets, floors wait about and hour sweep it in before you wait then vacuum. Make sure your pet is not in the room. You may use it on your pet by gently putting it into it's fur, never, ever throw it on them in a cloud of smoke like the old movies of powdering a baby.

You can use this for yourselves but as you drink it you must continue to stir it. There are many benefits for one's health!
Mike Cumbow

Houston, TX

#114 Jun 23, 2014
We used the correct weight dose on our 45lb mixed breed dose and similar reactions. Within a few hours he actin strange. Very anxious, scratching/itchy and yelping. He is normally a very calm dog in the evenings and could not stop moving around at night. My wife is giving him a bath as we speak and trying to get this poison off of him.

Our next concern is that it was also giving to our German Shepherd. As of now he does not seem to be exhibiting the same signs but we will watch him closely. Both dogs are scheduled for vet visits this afternoon. The vet sold us the medicine.

We have used other flea prevention products in the past and not had these types of reactions. WE WILL NEVER USE SIMPLE GUARD 3 again.

Since: Aug 14

Beverly Hills, CA

#116 Aug 10, 2014
I fortunately have not had health problems with my dogs (21 and 27 lbs.) but you all scares me into looking more closely at it. Anybody had problems recently?
My problem Is the damage done to my wood floors and area rugs. Anyone had that?
Noel

Melrose Park, IL

#117 Aug 25, 2014
hi wrote:
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Have you used simple guard? This isn't "normal" reactions. My dog almost died using this stuff.
Actually, hyper-salivation and seizures are both possible side effects with any flea and tick treatment.
cobra32

Salt Lake City, UT

#119 Sep 20, 2014
My dog had a severe reaction also, I thought he was going to die. He was vomiting, I put him outside with water and kept an eye on him. He began to eat the grass, then would vomit it up, he repeatedly did this for about an hour. After the vomiting I noticed he looked like he was dry heaving but this has never gone away, it's as if it affected his nervous system. Very upset to say the least, I would not recommend this product to anyone!
Marcie

Reseda, CA

#120 Oct 23, 2014
dogowner wrote:
I was sold simple guard 3 by my vet and gave it to my small dog. Within an hour he seemed to be acting funny, within 2 hours he was panting and yelping. They told me that he may feel slight discomfort and itchy so I just held him hoping that would keep his mind off of it. He ended up having a seizure in my arms and I thought he was going to die. I quickly gave him 2 washings and a benadryl his symptoms went away. He has problems walking now and tomorrow I am going to seek a refund. Please don't risk your dogs life. I am going back to frontline which he does fine on.
I applied simple Guard to my dogs and it accidentally spilled on their bed and it MELTED the foam underneath the cover! I'm never using Simple Guard again.
pattyph

Allison Park, PA

#121 Oct 25, 2014
Simple Guard 3:!! INEFFECTIVE !!!!!!! DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT !!!!
This product was administered by a technician at Met Vet West, Robinson PA on 9/11/2014.
A LUMP WAS NOTICED ON 10/6/2014.
USING THIS PRODUCT HAS RESULTED IN AN EMERGENCY VET VISIT ON 10/07/2014, FOR $175.00, TICK REMOVAL, ANTIBIOTICS FOR 21 DAYS, FUTURE TESTS, LAB WORK FOR LYME, HEART-WORM AND OTHER DISEASES CAUSED BY THIS INEFFECTIVE PRODUCT.
FURTHERMORE IT COST $19.00, MORE than the name brand ADVANTIX.
My Biggest concern is,(MY DOG HAD TO BE TREATED) AND MAY HAVE CONTACTED LYME OR OTHER DISEASES. THIS PRODUCT CLAIMS TO KILL ON CONTACT AND IS SUPPOSED TO PREVENT TICKS FROM BURROWING INTO THE SKIN.!!! IT DID NOT!!!
VERY WORRIED AND CONCERNED FOR MY PUPPY, WHEN EVERY MEASURE WAS TAKEN TO PREVENT THIS! AGAIN,!!!!! DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT!!!!! IT WILL NOT PROTECT YOUR ANIMAL!! THIS PRODUCT PUT MY DOG AT RISK BY USING IT! WILL CHANGE TO ADVANTIX!
Ana

Milwaukee, WI

#122 Nov 3, 2014
My 21.5 lbs pup had been on frontline since tick/flea season began (he's only 10 months). Unfortunately, it did not work. Fleas were killed if they stayed on him, but, not the ones that jumped off of him after entering the house. My sister uses simple guard on her 19 lbs pup and has not had any problems, so we switched. Worked wonders since it's actually preventative, unlike frontline. Ofcorse we had to spend a pretty penny to disinfest our house, but, no more intruding fleas in our house. The dosage he takes is for dogs between 21-50lbs. Even though he is taking a dosage to treat dogs twice his weight, he has had NO reaction what so ever. Only thing, a greasy streak down his spine, where applied. But it goes away after a bath. I'm really sorry to hear so many pups have had problems. I think it's a matter of how your pooch will react to the chemical. I've heard of cats getting reactions to other treatments and had to be put down because of seazures. It's just to hard to find the perfect treatment.
Beagle mommy

Woodbridge, NJ

#123 Nov 24, 2014
Ana wrote:
My 21.5 lbs pup had been on frontline since tick/flea season began (he's only 10 months). Unfortunately, it did not work. Fleas were killed if they stayed on him, but, not the ones that jumped off of him after entering the house. My sister uses simple guard on her 19 lbs pup and has not had any problems, so we switched. Worked wonders since it's actually preventative, unlike frontline. Ofcorse we had to spend a pretty penny to disinfest our house, but, no more intruding fleas in our house. The dosage he takes is for dogs between 21-50lbs. Even though he is taking a dosage to treat dogs twice his weight, he has had NO reaction what so ever. Only thing, a greasy streak down his spine, where applied. But it goes away after a bath. I'm really sorry to hear so many pups have had problems. I think it's a matter of how your pooch will react to the chemical. I've heard of cats getting reactions to other treatments and had to be put down because of seazures. It's just to hard to find the perfect treatment.

No flea/tick preventive will kill fleas that jump off of your dog into your carpet etc. You have to treat your house to get rid of them. They have all kinds of sprays powders to use. This product impacted my Beagle as well she YELPED when I put it on her. The next day she had diarrhea. I will not use it again. I'm going with Frontline which caused no problems with my previous dog for 14 years. My vet is also a VCA vet and they are pushing this stuff because they are selling it under the VCA name.
Beagle mommy

Woodbridge, NJ

#124 Nov 24, 2014
One more point I don't like about SG is the fact that you need to use this all down their backs. They can reach it and can lick/bite the area.
AcBoston

Halifax, MA

#126 Nov 27, 2014
11/27/14 missing thanksgiving with family. Used this product yesterday morning. 2nd time, 1st time developed tick vet said normal reaction our dogs just feeling a sensation and doesn't understand? This time tick worse and jumpy scratching crying and can't get comfortable. Brought to vet. Vet bathed our 20 pound dog said must be reaction? Gave us meds to help him sleep and told us to watch him! Horrible stuff do NOT use on your dog!! Wish we read all these comments sooner BUT trusted our vet! Hope he can walk when he wakes!!
AcBoston

Halifax, MA

#127 Nov 27, 2014
restless shay wrote:
VCA offered the Simple Guard 3 because they said they discontinued Frontline and now my dog is whimpering, scratching and itches all over and her skin is so red and almost raw. I used Frontline and Advantix with no problem before. I got curious with this new med and I was horrified what I've read here. I put virgin coconut oil on her skin for now and she seems to be less miserable at this time.
Same thing is happening to our dog, it's horrible. He's sleeping now our vet gave us a sleep med to help him and when he wakes I'm going to try to bath him again
ACBoston

Halifax, MA

#128 Nov 29, 2014
dogowner wrote:
I was sold simple guard 3 by my vet and gave it to my small dog. Within an hour he seemed to be acting funny, within 2 hours he was panting and yelping. They told me that he may feel slight discomfort and itchy so I just held him hoping that would keep his mind off of it. He ended up having a seizure in my arms and I thought he was going to die. I quickly gave him 2 washings and a benadryl his symptoms went away. He has problems walking now and tomorrow I am going to seek a refund. Please don't risk your dogs life. I am going back to frontline which he does fine on.
?? How is your dog now any side effects and how long till better???
Cautious-Optimis tic

Westfield, MA

#129 Dec 2, 2014
Advantage is deadly to cats.... If you own a dog and cat just by being around the dog it can kill your cat. People always write to horror stories of a medication but dont mention the thousands of people who have used it and it worked just fine with no side effects.... Why is that?? I'm allergic to penicillin but degrade it because its a very useful medication... Just not for me ( it'll kill me)
My point being is if you are unsure about giving your pet a new med..try small area first... If after a few hours you see no problems then go ahead
help

Syracuse, NY

#130 Dec 5, 2014
What is best treatment to get rid of winter fleas on a dog?
Marilyn

Stoughton, MA

#131 Feb 3, 2015
dogowner wrote:
I was sold simple guard 3 by my vet and gave it to my small dog. Within an hour he seemed to be acting funny, within 2 hours he was panting and yelping. They told me that he may feel slight discomfort and itchy so I just held him hoping that would keep his mind off of it. He ended up having a seizure in my arms and I thought he was going to die. I quickly gave him 2 washings and a benadryl his symptoms went away. He has problems walking now and tomorrow I am going to seek a refund. Please don't risk your dogs life. I am going back to frontline which he does fine on.
My 9-lb. dog has had no problem with it.
Nancyref

Berlin, MD

#132 Feb 18, 2015
I have a 20 pound Pug mix and the vet gave us the SimpleGuard3. We used it for several months with no problems. This last month I put it on her and she started to have trouble walking with her back legs. She also stopped eating and became very lethargic. Now, 2 weeks later, she is getting back to her normal self. I will not be using this product ever again.
RiderDodge

Babylon, NY

#134 Apr 13, 2015
Brenda wrote:
I'm so glad I found this! My vet gave my 3.2 lb chi simple gd 3 and lepto vaccine in 1 visit! My poor puppy had a major reaction and I thought it was the lepto but now reading maybe it was the simple gd3! Yikes
Your vet sounds like the east end of a horse headed west.
capedog

Huntington, MA

#136 Apr 14, 2015
I have used SimpleGuard 3 for over two years with no ill effects on our two dogs. The applicator is brilliantly designed to avoid skin contact on you when you apply it and place it along the skin between the fur. It guards against fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and sand flies. All of these are prevalent on Cape Cod where we spend a lot of time.

I'm sorry to hear about these bad reactions, but, this is true of all medications and you just never know. It seems from the posts like smaller dogs are more sensitive. But, I swear by this stuff.

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