botanical formula was developed as a natural, botanical alternative to
chemical pesticides in controlling fleas and ticks on your pet. It is
easy to apply and leaves a mild, fresh smell. You simply spray on a
light application, massage into pet's coat, and it starts to work
immediately to repel and kill fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes.
flea and tick products like Ark’s Flea Flicker! Tick Kicker! tend to be
safer than pharmaceutical flea/tick products. That being said, all
products that are formulated to rid pets of fleas and ticks pose a % of
ingredients in Flea Flicker! Tick Kicker! are labeled as GRAS
(Generally Regarded As Safe) ingredients by the EPA and FDA. Generally
means generally. It doesn’t mean it’s a 100% safe solution for every
dog and cat. It means the incidence of problems with the ingredients in
Ark’s product fall into a low range.
herbal products used correctly pose less of a risk with dogs than cats.
Remember to follow the instructions on the bottle, do not saturate the
pet, and do not spray on face or genitals.
Note for CATS: Cats self groom. Ingesting a large amount of any flea and tick topical is not advisable. Please
read the directions on the label of Flea Flicker! Tick Kicker! It
specifically recommends that the product be sprayed between the shoulder
blades as it minimizes the cat’s ability to ingest the herbal
Additionally, because of our concerns we advise cat owners as follows:
- If the cat is an indoor cat and is a
single pet in a household – we generally don’t see the need for herbal
or pharmaceutical flea and tick products.
- Flea and ticks present a greater
problem when the cat resides in a dog/cat family household, and/or the
cat is an indoor/outside cat.
- Think about your family’s lifestyle – and then make your decision.
you choose to use a flea/tick product, please remember less is more. We
urge you to read the manufacturers recommended use. We also urge you
to do some homework. While the ingredients in Flea Flicker! Tick Kicker!
historically have fewer adverse effects than other herbal ingredients –
no product and no ingredient in the natural/botanical flea and tick
category is 100% safe.
pet’s guardian should always process the overall health and or age of
their dog or cat. Both issues factor into the safety of using our
product as well as any other type of product in the category.
Remember at the end of the day you are your pet’s guardian. Your 4 legged guys are counting on you to make the best decision.