Enjoy the Freedom of Spending More Time With Your Pet, Without Having to Worry About Giving Pills

Convenia is a fast-acting, safe, and effective treatment for common bacterial skin infections in dogs and cats.1,2 Just one injection, administered by a veterinarian, lasts up to 14 days.†3,4

Convenia can be administered by a vet.
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The Only Antibiotic That Provides Up to 14 days of Treatment With One Injection1,2

Convenia quickly targets the bacteria that cause signs of skin infection soon after injection, so you may begin to see progress in a matter of hours.1,2 

With Convenia There Are No Pills to Remember

1 dose versus 56 pill
  • Fast-acting antibiotic
  • No daily struggles to give medication
  • One shot delivers up to two weeks of treatment*1,2
  • Administered by your veterinarian

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: See full Prescribing Information. People with known hypersensitivity to penicillin or cephalosporins should avoid exposure to Convenia. Do not use in dogs or cats with a history of allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins. Side effects for both dogs and cats include vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite/anorexia and lethargy.


†    In clinical studies, a single injection of Convenia was clinically equivalent to a 14-day antibiotic regimen
  1. Stegemann MR, Sherington J, Blanchflower S. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cefovecin in dogs. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2006;29(6):501-511.
  2. Stegemann MR, Sherington J, Coati N, Brown SA, Blanchflower S. Pharmacokinetics of cefovecin in cats. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2006;29(6):513-524.
  3. Six R, Cherni J, Chesebrough R, et al. Efficacy and safety of cefovecin in treating bacterial folliculitis, abscesses, or infected wounds in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008;233(3):433-439.
  4. Six R, Cleaver DM, Lindeman CJ, et al. Effectiveness and safety of cefovecin sodium, an extended-spectrum injectable cephalosporin, in the treatment of cats with abscesses and infected wounds. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009;234(1):81-87.
  5. Convenia [prescribing information]. Kalamazoo, MI: Zoetis Inc., 2022.