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PREVENTIC® Tick Collar for Dogs

Provides full protection against ticks within 48 hours of placement and stops new ticks from attaching. Activity starts within 24 hours and continues up to 90 days.

  • These tick collars for dogs are impregnated with 9% amitraz to kill and detach ticks for up to 90 days1
  • Paralyzes tick mouth parts to prevent feedings2
  • Makes it less likely for dogs to get tick-borne diseases
    • By killing and detaching ticks, PREVENTIC® Tick Collar can reduce the risk for transmission of Lyme disease, babesiosis and rickettsia
  • Water-resistant—effectiveness is not diminished if the dog gets wet
  • Use in dogs 12 weeks or older

 

DO NOT USE ON CATS 

Do not use on puppies under 12 weeks of age.

PREVENTIC® TICK COLLAR FOR DOGS: Do not use on cats.  Read entire label before each use.

 

References:

1. PREVENTIC Tick Collar for Dogs [product label). Fort Worth, TX: Virbac AH, Inc.; 2014.
2. Blagburn BL, Hendrix CM, Vaughan JL, Miller TA. Amitraz collar for control of two tick species in dogs. Vet Forum. 1999;16(4):34–36.