Read entire label before each use. Use only on dogs and puppies over 12 weeks of age. Do not use on cats. It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Wet dog's coat thoroughly. Pour shampoo into the cup of your hand. Starting at the head and working back, work up a lather with this quick lathering formula, being sure that the lather is worked thoroughly into dog's coat down to the skin. Allow lather to stand five minutes, then rinse completely and towel dry. It should not be necessary to repeat the shampoo application unless the animal is excessively dirty. Kills fleas fast and begins to kill ticks within 1 or 2 days; reaching maximum effectiveness in 7 to 10 days. To maintain maximum effectiveness against both fleas and ticks, repeat (or reapply) every week. Cats that actively groom or engage in close physical contact with treated dog may be at risk of serious harmful effect. Storage and Disposal: Pesticide Storage: Store only in original container in a cool, dry area inaccessible to children and pets. Container Disposal: If Empty: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Offer for recycling, if available. If Partly Filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.