FAQs for Ticks-Off

How does Ticks-Off work?
Ticks-Off covers the coat (and mane and tail) with a sleek coat conditioner that is Too Slick for Ticks to stick. It also has a wonderful lavender scent that is not liked by ticks.


Does it have any pesticides in it?
No. Ticks-off has no pesticides of any kind in it.


Is it safe to use Ticks-Off with other pest prevention products?
Yes, because Ticks-Off is pesticide free it is completely safe to use with most all other pest prevention products. If applying a topical tick killing product, avoid applying Ticks-Off at the spot of application.


How long does it last?
Ticks-Off May last up to one week, or longer. Re-apply as needed to maintain a sleek and silky feel.


Do I have to wash my pet before using?
Ideally yes. If the animal’s coat is dirty then it is ‘tacky’ which ticks can stick onto. By rinsing or washing the coat, (and washing AND conditioning manes and tails on horses) prior to applying Ticks-Off your pet will then be sleek, shiny, and Too Slick for Ticks to stick.


How often do I have to wash my pet?
Ideally rinse or wash them prior to applying (see detailed directions) Ticks-Off. Apply Ticks-Off when they are about 50% dry and allow 10 minutes to dry. After that re-apply every 4-7 days or as needed. Re-rinse or wash as needed, about every 2 weeks, or whenever the coat (mane and tail) no longer feel sleek and Too Slick for Ticks to stick.


Where do I apply it?
Anywhere that your pet may come into contact with grasses, weeds, or shrubs. Dogs pay special attention to any longer hair or feathers, such as the backs of the legs and underside of tails. Horses spray legs and pay special attention to the tail and mane.


Does it work on flies or fleas?
Ticks-Off is designed to deflect ticks from climbing onto the coat, but it is not designed for preventing fleas or flies.  Though the wonderful Lavender scent is undesirable to pests.


Do I need to re-apply if my pet goes through water?
Yes, for any areas that are submerged in water or covered in mud. The coat needs to be clean and have Ticks-Off re-applied.


Will Ticks-Off work on a coarse or tightly curled coat?
Yes. Be sure the coat is as soft as possible, from being washed and conditioned. Apply a heavy application to ensure coat is slick and sleek.


How safe is Ticks-Off for my pets?
Ticks-Off is a coat conditioner whose ingredients are commonly found in cosmetics and hair conditioners. There are no known negative side effects for animals or their human handlers.


How safe is Ticks-Off for humans?
See above…


How should Ticks-Off be stored?
Keep out of direct sunlight and store in moderate temperatures.




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