Flea and tick collars for dogs are one of the most popular ways of treating fleas and ticks and keeping your dog healthy and fit. Most flea and tick collars are inexpensive, last several months and are a fast and easy way to solve an age-old problem. In our reviews of dog flea and tick collars, we looked at the chemicals used in the product, the effectiveness of the collar and the overall look, price and durability of the flea collar. After reviewing the dog flea collars on the market, we have chosen the 6 best dog flea collars:
Even though we recommend all 6 of the products above, we do have our favorites. And with any flea and tick product used on our beloved pets, it’s important to consult your vet should you have any questions or concerns regarding the use of a dog and flea collar. Below are more detailed reviews of the 6 products we recommend above. And for a quick and easy glance, note the star rating of each dog flea and tick collar.
Ranking & Reviews – Best Flea and Tick Collars for Dogs
Beloved Pets Flea & Tick Collar – Flea Control Collar for Dogs ★★★★★
Note this review is for the medium size collar, though this company has sizes for other dogs, including large and small puppies. The collar appears to have a strong, stable clasp – important for active dogs or those that like to scratch. The orange-colored collar is waterproof and effective for up to 4 months. Unlike some other flea collars, the odor was not strong and was even somewhat pleasant smelling. An excellent choice for a dog flea collar – we give the Beloved Pets Flea & Tick Collar for dogs our highest FIVE STAR rating!
Slicemall Flea & Ticks Collar Herbal Repellent Prevention ★★★
This Slicemall Flea & Ticks Collar Herbal Repellent Prevention product is a cut to fit collar. The long white to grey collar is cut to the correct length and then placed around your dogs neck. The smell of the collar is an herbal smell and is water-proof. The flea collar works for about 60-90 days. However, a few other reviewers report that the product lost effectiveness shortly after purchase. We give the Slicemall Flea & Ticks Collar Herbal Repellent Prevention collar THREE STARS.
DALLEX Flea and Tick Control Collar ★★★★★
The DALLEX Flea and Tick Control Collar comes as a long, orange colored collar that is “cut-to-fit” – so it will fit most all dogs. The collar stays effective for about 60-90 days. The manufacturer claims the collar is “odorless”, though we detected an odor after opening the package. The somewhat chemical odor did, however, go away, shortly after we placed it on the dog and went for a walk. The manufacturer gives a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We agree with the many vets and dog owners that the DALLEX Flea and Tick Control Collar is a great product and give it our FIVE STAR rating.
Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs by LexasPro ★★★★
Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs by LexasPro comes in a 25 inch length grey product. It is then cut to the size needed. The collar is water-proof. Once taken out of the packaging, it does have a eucalyptus herbal scent. Unlike other dog and flea collars, the manufacturer claims it lasts up to 8 months. We rate the Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs by LexasPro a FOUR STAR rating.
Bayer Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs ★★★★
The Bayer Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for (large) Dogs is a best seller at most online stores and pet stores. It is made by the Bayer corporation, who also manufactures the chemical used in many other dog flea and tick collars. It is also one of the more expensive collars compared to others. The manufacturer claims that it is effective for 8 months. Unlike many of the other collars, we detected no smell once opening the package. We give the Bayer Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs a rating of FOUR STARS.
HELEN+AR Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs ★★★
The HELEN+AR Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs is one of the least expensive dog flea and tick collars we reviewed. The manufacturer staes that it ast up to 6 months. It contains 15% of the chemical Tetrachlorvinpos, which is slightly higher than the 10% seen in most other dog and flea collars. When opened, it did have a chemical type smell, though it did decrease with time. The product is made and imported from China. We give this product THREE STARS.
When reviewing products, remember to compare the length of effectiveness to the price of the product. Also be aware of any reported odors or problems with the length and/or clasp of the dog’s flea collar.