Invertebrates such as fleas, ticks and mosquitoes produce a neurotransmitter called octopamine. Octopamine regulates insects' heart rate and metabolism. The natural active ingredients in Sergeant's® Green block octopamine receptors, killing insects almost instantaneously.
It is suggested to keep your pet as dry as possible for 24 to 48 hours after treatment to ensure that the product has dried. After that time, your pet can get wet without washing away the flea and tick medication.
Sergeant's® Green products contain natural ingredients that kill adult fleas. As the fleas hatch from eggs and develop from larvae, they come in contact with the product and die. If there is an usually high amount of hatching fleas, the product may need to be reapplied. Please read and follow the package label instructions for reapplication instructions.
Yes, Sergeant's® Green flea and tick products feature all-natural active ingredients and are safe for use around people and other pets when used as directed. However, your pets' coats may be oily until the product dries. It is always a good idea to wash your hands after playing with your pet in any case.
Yes. This is due to the fact that Sergeant's® Green formulas use natural active ingredients such as cinnamon, clove, peppermint, lemon grass and thyme. This can bring about a natural spice fragrance. The fragrance will lessen in time.