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Kiltix Tick Collar for Dogs

kiltix collars here Kiltix collars for provide fast acting, long term tick control for dogs. 

Active Ingredient:  Flumethrin

The active ingredient in Kiltix collars, flumethrin, is a synthetic pyrethroid which is absorbed by the tick as it moves around the coat of your dog, causing over stimulation of the nerves of the the tick leading to paralysis and death.

How does the Kiltix Collar work ? ... Is it safe ?

The fine powder released from the collar containing the active ingredient spreads over your dog's skin, using the natural movements of the dog to help spread the powder all over. The active ingredient is not absorbed systemically by your dog for it be effective. The total amount of active ingredient released from the collar is much lower than the levels that might be harmful to your pet. Even if eaten, levels of absorption from the plastic of the collar are insufficient to be harmful to the animal.

How l does a Kiltix Collar last?

The flumethrin in Kiltix will control brown dog ticks and bush ticks up to 5 months and help to control of paralysis ticks for 6 weeks. 

As with any tick control product it is still important to physically check your dog every day for ticks to avoid the risk of infestation.

Is it waterproof?

The collar resists the effects of water. Experiments with dogs wearing the Kiltix collar have shown that parasites placed on animals, which had been completely wet, were destroyed. However, it is recommended that the collar be removed during swimming and bathing as frequent wetting will remove insecticide from the coat and may shorten the life of the collar.

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