Controls ticks including Ixodes holocyclus (paralysis tick) and Ixodes cornatus (indigenous tick), Haemathysalis Iongicornis (bush tick), Boophilus microplus (cattle tick) Rhipicephalus sanguineus (brown dog tick) in dogs for up to 2 months.
All dogs living in or visiting tick areas.
Virbac does not recommend the use of tick collars on puppies, until the puppy has finished teething. Teething puppies may chew on lots of different things in an attempt to relieve their discomfort, including their ordinary collar. Waiting until the puppy has finished teething is recommended before using any medicated collar. This will greatly reduce the chance of chewing the collar and consequent oral exposure to pesticides.
9% Amitraz 90g/kg
Fit the collar to the dog so that 2 or 3 fingers can be easily inserted between the collar and the dog’s neck. The collar may irritate the dog’s skin if attached too tightly.
Virbac doesn’t recommend the use of tick collars, until the puppy has finished teething. Teething puppies will chew on lots of different things in an attempt to relieve their discomfort, including their ordinary collar.
Waiting for the puppy to mature from the teething stage of their development, before using any medicated collar will greatly reduce the chance of chewing the collar and consequent oral exposure to pesticides.
Preventic is safe for use on dogs however as with any medication side effects may rarely occur, including the following:
Other possible reactions also include:
Most reactions occur due to oral exposure to amitraz, from chewing the PREVENTIC collar. Reactions generally occur within the first 24 hours of applying a collar. Seek veterinary advice if any of the above side effects occur, or if you have any cause for concern.
1 collar weighing 27.5g and 68cm in length
Yes, the length of the collar is approximately 65cm. This should accommodate any size dog.
It is recommended that the collar is removed before swimming or washing. Once replaced protection may take 24 hours.
PREVENTIC is recommended for use on dogs from 16 weeks of age.
The collar contains the very effective active ingredient ‘AMITRAZ’ that kills and helps detach paralysis ticks. Amitraz is progressively released from a slow release matrix within the collar.
PREVENTIC will begin to work in a few hours, but it will take approximately 24 hours to reach its maximum level of efficacy, depending on the coat and hair condition of the dog.