I have infact contacted atleast 5 lawyers about this and just waiting to hear back from them. People’s dogs are dying from this stuff. Just like many other people in these reviews of Hartz, my dog too has been a victim of this "medication". Pet parents have been complaining about the dangers of Hartz’s UltraGuard flea and tick prevention since 2002. However, in 2009 they reported the EPA is investigating these harmful medications. Product Description. Earlier today I bought the hartz ultraguard flea/tick drops for both my cats and dogs. Five New Jersey Companies are named as separate defendants in the lawsuits, specifically Secaucus-based Hartz Mountain Corp., Summit VetPharm LLC of Rutherford, Morristown-based Bayer Healthcare LLC, … ... 6/1/2020 I applied the topical ointment to my baby Karma and when I finished she went berserk. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/spot-on-flea-tick-products-alleged-to-cause-serious-harm-to-dogs-and-cats-2011-12-08. I hadn’t even considered that this medicine was just completely poisonous for all dogs…I was thinking that my shitzu just had an allergic reaction…that is possible right?…well I do not think that it is a coincidence that my rottweiller is now suffering from the same affliction. Required fields are marked *. No time saved, money or convenience is worth watching your pets suffer. I was fortunate to have only used it once and my dog survived. TELL EVERYONE! Original review: Oct. 26, 2020. Once infested in your home they are hard to totally get rid of without the right products like Hartz Ultra Guard Plus. Cause you want the best for you baby you need get this shampoo! The cleansing formula kills fleas and ticks through contact. A coworker used this shampoo on his dogs (shitzus) last night and both dogs were dead within an hour. Are there any steps that are being taken to sue them over this? He’s been a part of the family for two years now and I’ve been crying since this happened! My boyfriend says, “it sounds like Parvo.”  WHAT? My husband got online and read that he needed to be washed with Dawn dishwasing liquid. I immediately cleaned it up and noticed NONE of the canned food pieces had been broken down. I can’t take the screaming. He is now missing a good size patch of hair on his ear and it’s bleeding and pussing bad. I bought a Hartz Ultraguard Plus Flea and Tick Collar for my cat within 3 weeks he lost 30% of his body mass his vertebrates on this back stuck out from his body like the cheshire cat. So I went to wal-mart and bought a bottle w 2 cans of the hartz kitten formula. Needless to say I ran around frantically scrubbing my animals down with baby wipes to get it off of them!!! Again, I didn’t consider it being the Hartz medicine…I thought he had an obstruction from the Butcher Bones I had given them that morning. Juli Adams designed the plush “Angry Birds” toys in 2006 for The Hartz Mountain Corp., a New Jersey-based pet products company. I have also contacted the EPA. I thought the nightmare was beginning to subside and now I have discovered welts on my rottweiler that look like burn marks on the line where the medicine was placed. Every time he wants to itch it, he starts screaming. So I got online and started doing more research and find that there have been hundreds of complaints about these over the counter flea and tick medications…and not just the kind that I bought and administered to my dogs but collars, shampoos, etc. That many dogs have died from those products. We didn’t get much into her… within 5 minutes of eating, what little bit she did, she went down heal FAST!! On 10/24 we woke up to find the kitten acting a little better(moving around, light back in her eyes, etc). HARTZ HARMS YOUR PETS…NOT PESTS! Facebook pages (e.g. As I called the vet to tell her, I found the Butcher Bone on the porch so I knew it couldn’t be an obstruction. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and … ”They all contain the same type of pesticide, called pyrethrins or the synthetic versions known as pyrethroids. I am getting ready to have a meltdown! I periodically have bought flea stuff from PetsMart Banfield in the past. Thank goodness they didn’t listen to me! The vet’s office had already washed his back that morning because they saw a shiny strip down his back. The minute I stopped petting him he would freak out again. I use this shampoo for my dog for 10 years. I will be doing that first thing in the morning and so will my husband. I came home, sterilized the bottle, and we tried to feed it to her. I bathed her with Hartz Gold and she became paralyzed in the back legs in July of 2016. I have read that we all need to call and register a formal complaint with the EPA. Tuesday night, my 2 y/o Black Lab was acting odd, but I just disregarded it. I took him to the vet this morning and they gave him a shot of something which seems to have helped a ton…but he still has welts. This morning we woke to find that the only boy of the litter was acting strange(mewing loudly/painfully, limp like he couldn’t move, labored breathing, etc). I have spent several hundred dollars in the past year at the vet for unrelated incidences and thought I would just try getting something at the store – my reasons had to do with price, but more with convenience. It looked like it had just come out of the can. Hartz Products […] After the article I posted in May sharing people’s experiences with UltraGuard, Hartz immediately messaged me saying they wanted to explain their side of the story: Dear Carissa, It is always concerning to see a response from a […] Great news investigation! There are 2 kinds of reactions, digestive and neurological. Lost my little Sugar after shampooing with Hartz Flea and Tick. I thought he was just being silly or stressing out because my child (who he protects to no end) had been gone for 2 days. 1. By 5pm, I hadn’t heard anything from my vet and stopped by on my way home. They need to be shut down!!! Made for dogs and puppies 6 months of age and older. I kept a close eye on them. When they took him to the vet, the vet recommended to put the dog to sleep. Discussion in 'Doberman Health Issues and Questions' started by MyBuddy, Sep 24, 2020. I’ll keep the fleas…Thank you! He is still an active busybody dog;-) … Im so heart broken. “A coworker used this shampoo on his dogs (Shitzus) last … He voluntarily got in the tub on his own! My poor baby. (SORRY for the description, but after 10 hours, food should have begun being digested). Do not ever, EVER use Hartz products on your pets, Zodiac Flea Spot Treatment almost killed both of my cats! They all got bland diets and lots of love for the next few days. She had 5, but the runt of the litter died 2 days later. My beagle was getting the last of the poison out of her system. I hope to God that my cat and the other 2 kittens will be ok!!! I spent 30 minutes at Walmart comparing ingredients and finally deciding on these two products. He was acting nervous and a little wobbly . These are the same pesticides in household products like ‘Raid,’ used to kill bugs around your home.”. If, by chance, 1 has already been started… someone PLEASE let me know how to go about taking part. Voluntary Recall: Hartz Ultraguard Rid Flea & Tick Shampoo for Cats 15 oz. I was also trying to STOP a flea infestation at home, plus didn’t want them to pick up fleas or ticks from being at the cabin for 5 days. http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Pet_Product_Investigation_Los_Angeles.html, “The products we investigated are flea and tick shampoos and drops sold by major companies like Sergeant’s, Bio Spot, and Hartz,” the article reads. I want to keep my home free of fleas. IN FACT, LAB HAS EARMITES; GREYHOUND HAS A YEAST INFECTION IN HER EARS. I have never heard such a horrible sound in my life. Hartz ultraguard Rid flea & tick shampoo is excellent. this company really needs to be put out of business they are money hungry animal killers. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. They had been using the shampoo for months. The vet told me to seal the bottle in a bag and throw it away. The production of these products needs to be halted!!!! A post circulating Facebook this past week told a chilling story of warning. [This review was collected as part of … One month later…THE FREAKING POISON DIDN’T EVEN KILL ANY FLEAS OR TICKS. My pets include: 1. However, I will never purchase another Hartz product again, including toys, treats, etc. I fed them their normal wet food at 6 pm Tuesday night. I went home to rest until the vet called. She lived over 3 1/2 years dragging her back legs until five days ago her skin and bones body gave out on December 21, 2020 This product should be taken off the market and a huge lawsuit should be filed against the company. At 3:15 he died in my arms!!! Looks like my lab only had the digestive and would be okay after a few days. He immediately became lethargic. She asked if I could come back  after the vet was finished in surgery. I took him to the vet (Wednesday, July 3rd) and told them the only thing it could possibly be was an obstruction and to go ahead and do surgery if need be. Hi all, many of you heard my story of my little Chiweenie dog that had a seizure and passed away after a bath with Hartz Flea& Tick Shampoo. I gave all the dogs Butcher Bones to keep them busy while I went to work Tuesday. Not only have I found that the hartz milk replacement I bought is probably the cause of the kittens I’m losing for mo reason, but then found that the drops I had already applied, to 2 out 3 of my dogs and all 3 of my cats, were killing animals as well!!! They close at 7pm and they want to have seen all animals in question recently and run worm tests, etc. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Your email address will not be published. Thank you for your site! For Bowers, the jury’s decision brings closure and a sense of justice to an emotional issue that started at 8:30 p.m. on August 7, 2008. I read the box did exactly what it said and when I got up sat morning my cat was in the bathroom tub laying in vomit,blood etc. :(. It’s so sad and frustrating that this shampoo is still on the market. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hartz UltraGuard Rid Flea & Tick Oatmeal Dog Shampoo, Model:3270002305 at Amazon.com. I want this product removed. A ninth suit filed by lawyers in Chicago and New York names Central Garden & Pet Co., Farnam, Hartz, Sergeant’s and Sumitomo as defendants. absolutely broke my heart to see her like that . On that warm summer night in Texas, Bowers applied Hartz Ultra Guard Pro Flea and Tick Drops to the 14-month-old, 68-pound, Diesel.I nipped off the top of the tube and put it on his back, Bowers recalled. Then I notice the Grey Tabby has lost all the hair on his back where I had put cat specific Hartz medicine and he is twitching every few seconds. Happy life! This 2 y/o dog normally digs his nails in and freaks out when its bath time, but not today. The story isn’t over…I decide to cancel my plans for the lake. Witten is a 100+ lb Rottweiller with a heart of gold…and Mr. Stubbs is a 24 lb Shitzu with the sweetest face you’ve ever seen. He is going to be 17 October 24,2020 and I rescued him at age 2.. The antibiotics haven’t kicked in yet, but I hope he feels better. I used Harts flea shampoo on my dog and that same day he started getting fluid filled bumps on his head and body. I’m a college student and only have a part time job and I don’t have the money to take him to the vet. We lost onother dog last month on the 21st but thought it was due to old age. Attorneys for Hartz did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The products named include Hartz Ultra Guard flea and tick drops and Summit VetPharm's Vectra 3d. I will NEVER use hartz ANYTHING again!!!! It is now 2013, and these poisons are still widely available in most major store chains! I am very pleased that Hartz has affordable flea and tick drops that doesn't hurt my dog and he never has fleas or ticks. I didn’t want to cause him stress and led him to the bathroom. Date of recall: 1/4/16 UPC code(s): 3270012599 / 3270096037 Manufacturer of item: Hartz Reason for recall: EPA requires new label for package with the pesticide active ingredient in this product. I will do what I have to do to make that happen. My vet explained that I was lucky. On 10/22 one of the 3 kittens we had left started acting strange(whining, not nursing, real lethargic). within 8 weeks he was dead! Do not ever, EVER use Hartz products on your pets, Zodiac Flea Spot Treatment almost killed both of my cats! I was at Neighborhood Walmart trying to get ready for July 4th holiday. I hope and pray I got it soon enough that it won’t harm them!! They hadn’t done any x-rays and wasn’t keen on the obstruction idea. They had their vaccines in February! One brand, in particular, Hartz, has consistently been under fire for the rate at which its toxic products lead to animal deaths. Newark, NJ Cat and dog owners have filed a series of lawsuits against the makers of anti- flea and tick medications alleging that their pets were made ill by the products. Hartz’s line of UltraGuard flea and tick protection has been a popular alternative to more expensive flea and tick preventatives for years. If you are interested on joining me please let me know. PLEASE return products to any Buehler’s location for a refund or replacement The citrus-scented cleansing formula kills fleas and ticks through contact. When I took him to the vet, the first thing he asked was if I had used a Hartz shampoo. The cleansing formula kills fleas and brown dog ticks through contact and prevents re-infestation by stopping flea eggs from hatching for up to 2 weeks. I was suppose to be packing up the car and heading to the lake. The vet was in another emergency surgery and the tech said, he’s lethargic, vomiting, and has explosive diarrhea. How is it possible that these companies can remain in business? I have been using Hartz Ultraguard for many years for my Corbi the Corgi. I guess he was telling me to wash this poison off of him. I urge Everyone who read this, to join the class action lawsuit,to stop this company from killing pets! Article at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/spot-on-flea-tick-products-alleged-to-cause-serious-harm-to-dogs-and-cats-2011-12-08. I couldn’t bear the thought of him being stuck at the vet office on the night of July 4th with the fireworks going off…he’d been through enough. I am beyond livid! The lawyers involved said more suits may be coming. This helped improve him quite a bit…but still he wasn’t great. He began having seizures and bumps all over his body. I used Harts flea shampoo on my dog and that same day he started getting fluid filled bumps on his head and body.