Hartz UltraGuard Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs
Hartz UltraGuard Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs
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Kills fleas and ticks up to 5 months
Does not have harsh chemical odor
Safe for puppies 6 weeks or older

Hartz UltraGuard Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs

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At a Glance
Kills fleas and ticks up to 5 months
Does not have harsh chemical odor
Safe for puppies 6 weeks or older

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This dual-action collar provides effective protection from fleas and ticks for dogs of all breeds and life stages. The Ultraguard Flea and Tick collar is waterproof and kills both fleas and ticks for up to 5 months. The Hartz UltraGuard Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs doesn't have a harsh chemical odor and is safe for use on puppies 6 weeks of age or older. From the Rocky Mountain Wood Tick (known carrier of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever) to the Deer Tick (known carrier of Lyme disease), this collar will kill these ticks, rain or shine. You can even let your dog or puppy go swimming without fear of this collar losing its effectiveness.
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How Do Flea and Tick Collars Work?
Answer

Flea and tick collars contain repellent chemicals that are continuously released. These chemicals spread over the hair, coat, and skin of the pet via their natural oils. Once the chemicals adhere to the skin and hair, they provide continuous protection from pesky fleas and ticks. The market has a range of products with different ingredients and variable effectiveness. For example, the Hartz UltraGuard Flea & Tick Collar contains tetrachlorvinphos, an odor-free ingredient that is safe for dogs over 6 months. However, you need to ensure that pets do not lick or chew the collar. It is likely if you have more than one pet in your household.

Why Should You Try a Flea and Tick Collar For Your Dog?
Answer

A flea and tick collar is a valuable preventative tool to protect your pet against fleas and ticks. It makes a good investment if your dog spends more time outdoors, where it is likely to catch fleas and ticks. You can use them in addition to other flea control products as an additional method. Consider it an additional line of defense if parasitic infestations are common in your area or your pet struggles with them persistently. David Hawkins, a veterinary practice owner from Gresham, Oregon, notes that even a single flea indicates an infestation. If you see one or more of them, quickly invest in a flea and tick control collar to deal with the problem before it worsens.

How Often Should a Dog Wear a Flea Collar?
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The collar you buy for your dog determines how long it lasts. Some products may remain effective for 3 to 4 months, while others may last as long as up to 8 months. Flea and tick collars make a better long-term alternative to monthly spot-on and chewable treatment. You can simply set and forget about them for a few months as they ensure keeping your pet comfortable and safe from parasites.

How Should a Flea and Tick Collar Be Worn?
Answer

You must follow the manufacturerโ€™s instructions for the product to use properly. Ensure that the collar fits snugly around the dog's neck to get the best results. With proper skin contact, the ingredients can easily be absorbed by the skin and hair. Additionally, a snug fit means that your dog cannot remove it. However, your pet should be comfortable enough because a tight fit may be troublesome. Ideally, you should be able to slide two fingers under the collar easily. Check the length of the collar and cut off the additional part. Remember to re-check the fit frequently, specifically in growing puppies, to make sure that it does not become too tight. Replace the flea collar as necessary and monitor for signs like hair loss or irritation.

What Are the Other Treatment Options For Canine Fleas and Ticks?
Answer

Besides dog flea and tick collars, you can explore a variety of treatment alternatives. These include chewable tablets, spot-ons, and sprays. You can use a combination of treatments with different methods, depending on the age, preference, severity of infestation, and health status of your pet. Your vet is the best person to consider these factors and recommend the best treatment plan for your canine companion. According to Ashley Williams, vet Assistant at CanadaVetExpress.com, prevention is the safest treatment when it comes to dealing with these pesky pests. Being regular with grooming, maintaining a clean environment, and using a flea and tick collar are a few preventive measures you can rely on.

How Long Does It Take For a Dog Flea and Tick Collar to Work?
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Seeing your furry friend struggling with fleas and ticks is the worst experience. You want a treatment option that offers instant relief. You can rely on a flea and tick collar because it will start killing these parasites and their eggs and larvae immediately. The product offers protection against fleas and ticks within a few days after you place it on your pet. The best part is that the protection is ongoing, and you can replace the collar once it loses its efficacy over a few months.

What Are the Advantages Of a Flea and Tick Collar?
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Lasting protection is the biggest advantage of medicated flea and tick collars for dogs. If you are a busy pet parent looking for a lasting solution to keep these bugs at bay, a collar can be your savior. Some products may last for 7-8 months, the best protection available in a single application. Putting it on your dog is easy, so you donโ€™t have to worry about the hassles of oral and spot-on treatments. Moreover, the slow-release dosing ensures that the medication reaches across your petโ€™s skin at a steady and controlled rate.

Active ingredient:
Tetrachlorvinphos 14.55%

Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, or using tobacco.

If Swallowed: Call a Poison Control Center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a Poison Control Center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If On Skin Or Clothing: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for treatment advice.
If In Eyes: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for treatment advice.

Have the product container or label with you when calling a Poison Control Center or doctor, or going for treatment.

Note to Physicians and Veterinarians: This product contains an organophosphate and may cause cholinesterase inhibition. Cholinergic symptoms may include salivation, miosis, incoordination, muscle fasciculation and/or weakness, vomiting and diarrhea. Atropine is antidotal. 2-PAM may be effective as an adjunct to atropine. Call 1-800-275-1414 or your local Poison Control Center for further information.

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Remove Collar From Package, Unroll And Stretch To Activate Insecticide Generator. As The Collar Begins To Work, A Fine White Powder Will Appear On The Surface.

Do not use on puppies under 6 weeks old. Do not unroll collar until ready to use. Place the collar around the dogโ€™s neck, adjust for proper fit, and buckle in place. The collar must be worn loosely to allow for growth of the dog and to permit the collar to move about the neck. A properly fitted collar is one that, when fastened, will snugly slide over the petโ€™s head. Leave 2 or 3 inches on the collar for extra adjustment and cut off and dispose of the extra length.

Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, or medicated animals. If used on pregnant or nursing dogs, do not replace collar until the puppies are at least 6 weeks old.

Sensitivity may occur after using ANY pesticide product for pets. Some animals may become irritated by any collar if it is applied too tightly. If this occurs loosen the collar. If irritation continues, remove the collar from the animal. If signs of sensitivity occur, remove the collar and bathe your cat with mild soap and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs continue, consult a veterinarian immediately.

Do not use this product on animals simultaneously or within 30 days before or after treatment with or exposure to cholinesterase inhibiting drugs, pesticides, or chemicals. However, flea and tick collars may be immediately replaced.

Store at room temperature.

Hartz UltraGuard Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs is manufactured by Hartz
Option UPC/SKU
Hartz F&T Dog Collar 20"-White 032700804848

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Does NOT work at all

No good waste of money,used their flea dip is not working either.

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Does not work!

As my overall grading shows, the price is excellent given that other brands can go well into the double-digit range. Other than that, it's a faulty product. My 2 year old shih-tzu wore this collar for about a week and a half, yet now he has fleas. The collar is pretty much worthless as it doesn't prevent nor kill fleas once they latch on.

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Ultraguard Flea and Tick Dog and Cat Collars

I can not give this collar a good review because all my dogs have gotten fleas and the three cats have them now as well. So unless there is a record of when I purchased these, I am saying they have not lasted very long therefore are not working.

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