Flea & Tick Control Products - Inventory Essentials 2015
Absorbine’s UltraShield Green Natural Fly Repellent For Use on All Dogs has been proven to repel fleas and ticks naturally. It also provides eight hours of protection against biting flies, mosquitoes and gnats, and the formula is eco-safe for the entire family, the company states. In an independent laboratory trial conducted to evaluate the product’s effectiveness, it was proven to have a high repellency rate against dog and deer ticks*. It contains no artificial colors or additives, does not leave an oily or greasy feel, and uses a blend of naturally repellent ingredients including citronella, lemongrass, rosemary and cedar oils, which gives the product a refreshing aromatic scent. Available in a 16-oz. trigger spray bottle. *Research conducted in 2014 by i2LResearch USA Inc.
Wondercide offers Evolv Flea and Tick. It is a powerful repellent that kills fleas and ticks on contact with no harmful side effects to dogs, cats or people, the company reports. It is comprised of natural and organic ingredients, including cedarwood oil, which instantly closes the breathing passageways of fleas and ticks, killing them, their eggs and larvae on contact.
Peaceable Kingdom Essentials
Peaceable Kingdom Essentials offers its Flea Flicker product line. It includes a flea and tick repellent spray, powder and a bar of soap. The line is comprised of all-natural ingredients and essential oils that are safe and effective on dogs and cats, the company reports.
Earth Heart’s Buzz Guard uses neem seed oil and pure essential oils to help improve a dog’s comfort during outdoor activities. It has been favorably field-tested in a variety of settings, from woodlands to wetlands, and shown to be effective in improving a dog’s outdoor comfort during daytime and evening hours.www.earthheartinc.com
Sergeant’s Pet Care Products
Sergeant’s Pet Care Products offers CapGuard, a fast-acting oral medication for the treatment of flea infestations. Containing nitenpyram, it is an over-the-counter tablet that begins working in 30 minutes to kill adult fleas on pets. The tablets are available for dogs and cats.
Espree Animal Products
Espree Animal Products’ Flea & Tick Shampoo for Dogs and Flea & Tick Shampoo for Cats are EPA-registered formulations containing pyrethrins to kill fleas and ticks during bathing. The gentle shampoo base cleans and conditions the coat while removing dirt, oil, debris, flea and tick residual, and odor. Made in the USA.
JSE Enterprises’ Flixx All Natural Insect Repellent is formulated from the purest essential oils with no added water and is concentrated, nonsticky, nonoily and nonstaining. It has a pleasant aroma and repels mosquitoes, flies, fleas, ticks and most common insects.
Marshall Pet Products
Marshall Pet Products’ Earth’s Balance Tick Releaser Spray & Mail-In Test Kit removes ticks and provides a means to test them for disease. The kit includes all-natural releaser spray, tweezers, a collection tube, an alcohol prep pad and a mail-in testing order form. For a fee from $25 to up to $75, ticks can be submitted and tested for Ehrlichia, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and more.
SWE presents its Love2Pet Ultrasonic Flea & Tick Shield. Modern ultrasound technology is used instead of chemicals to keep fleas and ticks away from pets. The ultrasound frequency has been proven in university studies to keep fleas and ticks away by emitting a series of ultrasonic pulses that are bothersome to fleas and ticks but not harmful to dogs or cats, the company states.
Bayer Healthcare presents Advantage Treatment Sprays and Shampoos for dogs and cats. The sprays kill and repel fleas, ticks and lice and are available in 12- and 24-fl .-oz. bottles for dogs and a 12-fl .-oz. bottle for cats, while the shampoos kill fleas and ticks on contact and are available in 8-, 12- or 24-fl .-oz. bottles for dogs and an 8-fl .-oz. bottle for cats.
Bioderm Laboratories’ Bio-Groom Flea and Tick Shampoo rinses out quickly, leaving incredible softness, a healthful sheen and ultraclean results. Pyrethrins, from the chrysanthemum flower, provide maximum effectiveness in killing fleas, lice and ticks without stripping essential oils from the skin, and the U.S.-made shampoo cleans, conditions, moisturizes, revives and still kills pests without harm to coat or pet, the manufacturer states.