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No tests have been conducted on its use in pregnancy. We recommend not using the spray.
We recommend that the cat does not wear the collar during pregnancy or when heavily pregnant.
The OptiPet SPOT ON can be used on cats and on dogs from an age of 12 weeks. PET Pest Collars can only be used from an age of 6 months.
The parasites that come into contact with Dimethicone, will often fall from the coat immediatel. However, it can also occur that they remain in the coat for a while longer. Since the parasites have been immobilized by the Dimethicone, they will no longer be able to bite/sting. By brushing the coat, the parasites can easily be removed from the animal.
Since Dimethicone places a soothing, protective layer on the coat, the parasites will already be immobilized when they reach the skin.
The SPOT ONs are not harmful to the animal. There are also several medicines for internal use with the same active ingredient.
Dimethicone will be washed from the coat upon washing your pet or after it has gone swimming. Therefore, treatment should be repeated after either one of these activities.
No, the coat will not become sticky. The sticky effect only takes place on micro level and only affects the parasites.
It is advised against using the SPOT ON during this time.