Cat or dog flea collar £1 @ Poundland
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Cat or dog flea collar £1 @ Poundland

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Found 21st Apr 2012
From PetStar, this water resistant flea collar kills fleas for up to 4 months. Suitable for cats and kittens over 6 months old. 15% w/w dimpylate. New stretch design for added safety.
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Please don't put this rubbish around a cat's neck, they are not effective at deterring flea's in anycase.
I'm just opened this so called deal to say pretty much the same as the above! If you care for your pet at all, avoid this junk like the plague. Take your £1 and give it to a junkie, at least that way you'll not be contributing to the harm of a worthwhile creature!
As above, and very much doubt they will work, same with Bob Martin rubbish.
bedlyblue

As above, and very much doubt they will work, same with Bob Martin … As above, and very much doubt they will work, same with Bob Martin rubbish.



Agreed! I once gave my dog a Bob Martin worming tablet, he was really ill. NEVER again. If they sell it in a supermarket or worse, Poundland, then it must be junk.
OK, listen up guys. I can understand you not liking the product, but you need to appreciate that this is a good deal for people who do like flea collars. We all see things posted on HUKD that we personally would not touch with a barge pole through personal taste but it just does not make sense to vote it down unless you have seen it cheaper elsewhere, as the deal may represent good value to people who do wish to buy the product. I won't even comment on the snobbish remarks about them only being fit for 'junkies' and Poundland products being poor quality, they are usually the same as available elsewhere, just cheaper. To my mind, HUKD is about finding the best prices for an item, remarks about the quality or effectiveness should be placed on the review sites on Amazon, Revoo etc.

Taken from the feline advisory bureau.org

wearing a collar for the sake of ornamentation or it could be argued, … wearing a collar for the sake of ornamentation or it could be argued, just for flea control when there are other very effective methods available, should be considered very carefully. There are potential dangers and few merits.

Lol you guys make me laugh, Bayer and merial the producers of frontline and drontal make many johnsons and bobmartin products. Bob Martin spot on wormer is droncit, bob Martin flea clear is frontline. Bob Martin dual action is advantage. But if you want to pay for the name go for it. Yes flea collars are not great but if they use a £1 collar it has more "merit" than no flea protection at all.
ajark

Lol you guys make me laugh, Bayer and merial the producers of frontline … Lol you guys make me laugh, Bayer and merial the producers of frontline and drontal make many johnsons and bobmartin products. Bob Martin spot on wormer is droncit, bob Martin flea clear is frontline. Bob Martin dual action is advantage. But if you want to pay for the name go for it. Yes flea collars are not great but if they use a £1 collar it has more "merit" than no flea protection at all.



Until recently frontline had the licence for the frontline chemical that kills flea's, google bob martin **** before you comment as you have no clue!

I HOPE YOU HAVE NO PET'S FGS oO


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Edited by: "happi" 24th Apr 2012
Just bought another one as I was so impressed. It is good at staying on (unlike Bob Martin's) and no sign of fleas! Lesson learned again - don't believe everything you read.
Edited by: "Larrythelimpet" 25th Apr 2012
happi

Until recently frontline had the licence for the frontline chemical that … Until recently frontline had the licence for the frontline chemical that kills flea's, google bob martin **** before you comment as you have no clue!I HOPE YOU HAVE NO PET'S FGS oOI'm an SQP, google that..., I'm qualified to know rather than a keyboard worrier. I don't need google to give me advise I had to study and required to gain CPD points yearly so my info is fact. Ps bob martins is a brand not a product therefore holds many products under the brand. The old bob Martin spot on "for dogs"that can cause cats kidneys Failure is now delisted. This formed part of the application to the vmd to sell the flea clear over the counter (flea clear has the SAME active ingredient as frontline) http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?sourceid=toolbar-instant&hl=en&ion=1&qscrl=1&nord=1&rlz=1T4PRFA_enGB414GB414#q=BOB+MARTIN+KILLED+MY+CAT&hl=en&qscrl=1&nord=1&rlz=1T4PRFA_enGB414GB414&prmd=imvnsofd&source=lnms&tbm=dsc&ei=URGXT9_6LYfV0QWI0r2wDg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=7&ved=0CEMQ_AUoBg&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=f7f8048fd6a16952&ion=1



Edited by: "ajark" 11th May 2012
wouldnt at all recomend this product from poundland to any one as its burnt my babys necks yeah shes old enuf to wear it but no i have to pay more money to get her treated as it could have killed her
Mummy2ella12

wouldnt at all recomend this product from poundland to any one as its … wouldnt at all recomend this product from poundland to any one as its burnt my babys necks yeah shes old enuf to wear it but no i have to pay more money to get her treated as it could have killed her

It was only meant for cats.
I bought that Bob Martian out pound shop , and must admit there were dead fleas from my kitten lying around my laminate floor. Cat was cool, so it did work, although I was a bit paranoid. I now have this petstar spot-on, and as far as I can see it has the same stuff on it, the rspca said it would be cool, but advised frontline, which I have used before, as it has some other ingredient that is better? What ever works, but better to stay safe I suppose. I am always dodgy that they get the packaging mixed up, and give you the dog drops, as they are sold in same packet. That is what will kill your cat. Better buying from your local RSPCA, Vet you get them cheaper as well, and its the real deal.
Please do not use - Almost killed my cat by poisoning and dermatitis scabs round neck.
dimpylate (diazinon) definitely needs to be handled with caution or ideally not at all.
However.. my cat was getting sores from frontline and advantage, "spot on" was ineffective. I tried collars before with no noticeable effect, bought one of these a few years ago expecting nothing but at £1 i didn't think i had anything to lose (before I knew about dimpylate & it's toxicity to cats). She was free of fleas almost immediately, and within 2 weeks her fur had grown back from where she'd been pulling it out grooming her midriff. She was flea free for years.
I bought that collar until my local poundland stopped selling it. I've bought similar looking collars since (and tried others) from my local petshop but nothing is working. I found this page because I'm trying to decide which collar to try from a larger pet shop with a bigger selection of options with just as many different ingredients and after researching the chemicals, figured I'd see if I could identify the active chemical in the poundland one. Disappointed that it's dimpylate having read about it's toxicity, but with her reaction to the drops, I'm left with few options.

I should note that I always left the collar fairly loose, just enough for her to slip her head out of if it got caught, so that might have helped reduce the danger from toxicity since it just kinda floated around her neck on a cushion of fur (long wispy strands that get absolutely everywhere) rather than being in direct contact with her skin. Something to consider if using this post to inform a decision.

I totally understand the responses above mine, if I'd known about the toxicity beforehand I probably wouldn't have bought one in the first place, but i did and it worked, so I thought I'd leave my experience here.
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