Can you put a cat Seresto collar on a dog? Tips and Tricks

Is the Seresto collar the same for cats and dogs?

Yes. Seresto collar for cats is also available. Collars for cats are specially designed as per the requirements of cats, whereas Seresto for dogs is designed for dogs.

Are Seresto Collars Safe For Your Pets?

An article came out in USA Today on March 3, 2021 that raised many pet owner’s concerns about the safety of Seresto flea and tick preventative collars. In an effort to keep our Harmony family informed, we are sharing the article link, as well as, addressing the issues it presented.

While the information in the article is concerning and warrants caution and vigilance, it’s important to critically evaluate the information and acknowledge that there were several inaccuracies, assumptions, and opinions presented as facts in this article. If your pet has been using a Seresto collar without incident, it is highly unlikely that your pet will develop an issue and, in our experience with this product, we believe that you can continue to safely use Seresto collars.

We’ve had many staff and clients using this collar over many years without any major issues. If we see significant side effects from any preventatives or medications that we recommend in our own pets or our clients’ pets, we will immediately share that information, just as we sent out an email following the publication of this article. We want to let you know as our clients, in response to this article, that none of us working here at Harmony who use Seresto collars on our own personal pets removed the collar or has decided to discontinue using Seresto collars for our fur babies.

Can dogs still get fleas with Seresto?

Many dog and cat owners are saying the Seresto collar is not working for fleas and doesn’t work for the full eight months as mentioned on the package. In addition, many other pet owners are also reporting that they still find several fleas and ticks on their pets.

How to put on a Seresto Flea and Tick collar for dogs and cats

Collar shopping can be a frustrating experience. Finding a collar for my rat terrier proved to be more challenging than I expected. Most of the collars on the store shelves were for medium and large dogs.

Finding a cute collar that fit her seemed to be too much to ask for. Then I eyed the cat collars. They were adorable, and more importantly, the perfect size. However, I couldn’t help but wonder if they would be safe for my dog.