The Scalibor Protector Band for Dogs is an enduring (up to 6 months) flea and tick collar for dogs. It kills all blood-feeding stages of three tick species, including the American dog tick, Brown dog tick, and the Deer tick – which is known to carry Lyme disease. This Scalibor tick collar also kills fleas on your dog for up to 6 months. and the Scalibor collar is odorless and water resistant, so it’ll continue to work despite the fact that it gets wet. Indication: • Long-lasting protection against ticks & fleas for up to 6 months • Easy way to give protection to your dog from ticks and fleas • Kills 98% of ticks within 24 hours • Kills ticks carrying tick-borne diseases such as Lyme Disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever • Water-resistant • One size fits all The way it works: Once the Scalibor Protector Band for Dogs is placed on your dog, its active ingredient referred to as deltamethrin, is released into the natural oils of your dog’s skin by friction. Everytime your dog moves, a small amount of the active ingredient releases from the surface of the band and into the skin. It kills 98% of ticks within 24 hours of application and will kill existing fleas on your dog and the ones present in his or her environment that can appear on your dog. To get the complete full-body protection for the Scalibor Protector Band for Dogs, your dog will have to wear it for 1 to 2 weeks. If you happen to anticipate flea and tick exposure, it is best to apply the Scalibor Protector Band 10-14 days beforehand.