Which is Best Suitable Preventive for my Dog – Revolution or Frontline Plus?


Are fleas and ticks an important part of your discussion? Or, they are a challenging part of your routine?

As a pet parent to your dog, you would have probably found yourself in a situation to choose between Revolution and Frontline Plus. These are standard preventives that are beneficial to keep your pet healthy, indifferent of the fact that they are indoor or outdoor pets. But, which one is better between the two best selling products – Revolution and Frontline Plus is a big question, and we are here to put an end to all your confusions. 

Both topical products are safe to carry and easy to use. All it takes is a few minutes to apply and it’s all done. No fuss, no mess, and no chaos. Both products are safe for your dog and effective.


This strong preventive works against fleas and ticks; contains, selamectin as the active ingredient which works as a neurotoxin to fleas and ticks but does not harm your pet. This spot-on is absorbed in the bloodstream through the application on skin and gets transmitted through the coat and attacks fleas and ticks, kills adult fleas, flea eggs, and ear mites.

Revolution also protects your dog from zoonotic disease – scabies (sarcoptic mange) and worms like hookworms and roundworms. Thus, making your pet healthier.

Revolution Different Pack Sizes:

  • Pink box upto 5 lbs.
  • Purple box 5-10 lbs.
  • Brown box 10-20 lbs.
  • Red box 20-40 lbs.
  • Green Box 40-85 lbs

Frontline Plus:

Frontline Plus is another preventive captivating the market of dog protection. It is a combination of two active ingredients, Fipronil and (S)-methoprene, which is harmless to humans but dangerous to ticks, fleas, and chewing lice.

Fipronil works on the nervous system of fleas and attacks. But, it cannot save our pet from the eggs of female fleas hence (S)-methoprene works on the rest of the body to kill the newly infested eggs and prevent them from reaching the next stage of development. Together, these active ingredients work for 30 days to protect your pet well.

[Also Read] Frontline Plus Complete Review

Frontline Different Pack Sizes:

  • Orange box 5 to 22 lbs.
  • Blue box 23 to 44 lbs.
  • Purple box 45 to 88 lbs.
  • Red box 89 to 132 lbs.

Here is a short comparison table to understand both preventives easily.


Note: Please keep your children and other pets away from all the chemical compositions. And remember, it is flammable, so keep it away from heat sources as well.

Final Thoughts:

If you intend to protect your animal against fleas, heartworms, intestinal worms such as roundworms and hookworms, Revolution would be the right product. But if fleas and ticks are the only concerns for you, choose Frontline Plus.