About 3 weeks ago i used Hartz flea and tick on my cat………. in a matter of seconds she started drooling and had what seemed to me like a seizure. She was very scared and for the rest of the day wandered around as if she had lost her mind. I went online and saw all the horrible stories about this product. I am so lucky my baby did not die. This product should be banned!
I gave my son peanut ( boxer) Hartz Duo Pro flea and tick treatment and 15 min later I went to check on him he had a seizure and lock jaw red blotches on his body losing his hair I rinsed some of it off him he threw up and had diarrhea couldn’t walk on his own. I took him to vet. They said it was gonna cost 1200$ to keep him overnight and it was very slim 20% chance it would work I didnt have that kind of money and he the chance if survioring was so slim he recommend to put him down. I haven’t sleep and haven’t ate since it happened yesterday 7/20/2017. I just didn’t want him to suffer anymore. In pics below you can see he has lockjaw and that he had red spots and some that started bleeding he lost hair
I am so glad I found your website. Within minutes of spraying my cat, she was profusely foaming from her mouth. It was just pouring out of her little mouth! She ran from me, hid under the house, and I started googling to find out what I could do.
the instructions on the bottle itself are pretty terrifying, and I should have known better. -Use gloves, toxic, hazards to both people and animals, pesticide…..etc, etc. And the 1-800 number to call for emergencies. I read all this at PetSmart before I bought it, to make sure you could actually put it on a live cat. And everything said yes, that’s what it is for. (as opposed to spraying on carpet or furniture)
As soon as I could get to her, (maybe 10 minutes in) I washed her with the dog soap I had, and then again with dishwashing detergent. The second time was much more aggressively, after reading the posts here.
This was last night, she seems OK today, but I’ll be keeping an eye on her. Imagine if I hadn’t washed this stuff off as quickly as I did? I don’t understand how a product like this is on the market. The simple act of trying to rid her of fleas could have killed her. Most of these stories are horrifying. I consider myself lucky.
This stuff should be banned.
On Sunday I gave my 5 month old female boxer a bath. I used sergeant flea and tick shampoo. Like all of u I believed that since it was such a popular product. Sold in almost every store. That it was a safe product and it was affordable too. But now that I’ve seen the horror and read hundreds of horror stories that people all over have shared about this product. It is now time to figure out some way to not only have these products removed..but also the pet owners who have had to spend hundreds of dollars to save their beloved pets lives need to be compensated. If we had the money to spend on the safer veterinary approved products. Then we would have purchased them instead but many of us are on limited income and it’s not right that those who are poor have to endure the pain of watching our beloved pets ( aka family members) suffer and possible die due to a product made Easily accessible and affordable..that is poisonous and has no antidote! I’m on day 2 of watching my beloved baby girl suffer and scream out in pain! And even though I don’t have any money to get her proper vet care..i have been in contact with a wonderful vet near me and he gave me detailed instructions and told me that whatbive been doing is exactly what would be done to her at his clinic. He also told me there was no antidote for her poisoning and it will run it’s its course in a few days..and even though I deeply appreciated this vets advice..instructions..and the time he took to be there for me in on this time of need..i am outraged as to why this product is allowed to be purchased without a damn antidote!!! Who are these people who are supposed to keep us as consumers safe from buying potentially harmful products?? Why aren’t they doing their jobs to protect us and our families and pets?? Why hasn’t anything been done to stop this?? I’ve never in my whole life been as scared and heartbroken as I am right now having to watch the love of my life suffer and scream out in pain because of something I done to her!! I’m including this video with this post I hope maybe someone will see it and think twice before using these poisonous products again!!!
Last night I used Hartz product (Tick and flea repellent Ultra Guard Pro) on my cat. I only used half the dose and 15 minutes later she she was screaming, trying to lick it off her neck and her breathing was very labored. I rushed her into the shower to rinse what I could off of her and immediately went to the ER Vet. She suffered a chemical burn and possibly may have stomach issues because it looked like she was able to lick some of it and it burned her gums! The staff at the emergency veterinarian hospital told me they had two dogs there right now admitted for use of this product as well as 7 other cats that week for use of this product!! I wish I would have done more research before using this product. Today is day one of recovery on pain meds and stomach meds to avoid an ulcer.
My wife purchased Miracle care R-7 ear mite treatment solution
from Petco. Immediately after using our can started having seizures. Took him to a vet – no surprise at all – they diagnosed
him with pyrethrin poisoning. After spending whole day at the vet he is getting better but vets told us that he is still in danger of the organ failure and death. Vet told us that this stuff should not be selling and they have people coming in all the time with the poisoning. Please beware!
I used Hartz Ultra Guard on my cat Koko yesterday. Today after 30 hours she is still scratching and I can see a few fleas running around on her belly. I tried to save money but this stuff is junk. Can I use Advantage today?
My Cat was given the drops HARTZ Flea and Tick ultra Guard pro.
I came home from work at 430 pm and he was meowing to me when i came in the door. I rinsed off the med on his neck with blue dawn. rushed him to the vet, the vet gave him atropine and over night IV. I picked him up and had him laying on my chest for 5 1/2 hrs before he died a horrific death of growling,-my cat never did that before death- he purred his whole life, walked without a leash on the sidewalk by my side…a REAL love of my life….then he died on my chest. I have it on video……I have PTSD, Cant sleep and when i do i cant go back because i think of him living his sweet life and dying by A PRODUCT I THOUGHT WAS SAFE……BTW, I HAVE HAD HIM BIOPSIED AND NECROPSIED, and he is in MY FREEZER. cant let him go….waiting on biopsy to start lawsuit…. ect…HARTZ BROKE MY HEART BY KILLING MY “BUDDY”….please send me a text if you read this, if it happened to your pet…..i need letters to go to court to get a slam dunk on these Basterds….HARTZ….
My best BUD, BUDDY MY 16 yr 3 mo, 3 wk,3 days…HARTZ PRODUCT KILLED MY CAT after using ULTRA GUARD PRO FLEA AND TICK DROPS….I rushed him to the vet after i got home around 430pm on 6-23-17…they put atropine and IV solution. overnight did not help. I picked him up at 9am sat, he died a horrible growling death in my arms 5 1/2 hrs later. i got him biopsy and necropsy and am suing HARTZ……I have PTSD because of this, so much emotional pain and suffering. i have him in my freezer….he was cross country 20 times, walked with no leash on his own in fla…ect..
send me a text, sue the HARTZ COMPANY……IT KILLED MY SMART WONDERFUL CAT MY BOY BUDDY>