HEARTGARD PLUS CHEWABLES FOR DOGS up to 11 KG – BLUE 12 PACK
The Heartgard plus for dogs is among the most trusted heartworm prevention medications, and for good reason. In terms of keeping your dog safe from heartworms, hookworms, and roundworms, Heartgard Plus for dogs Chewables has your pooch covered. Deadly to parasites but safe for dogs six weeks and older, one dose of Heartgard Plus for dogs will keep your partner worm free for a full 30 days. Available in a delicious beef flavor, your dog won’t even know they’re taking medicine! Heartgard understands what pets and pet parents want, and their deliciously effective Chewables Heartgard Plus for dogs are a testament to that.
What is Heartgard Plus for dogs?
Heartgard Plus Chewables is a monthly meaty chew used for the prevention of heartworm disease and for the control of roundworms and hookworms in dogs.
For Dogs (6 weeks of age or older and no weight requirement)
Heartgard plus blue Benefits:
• Considered the most tasty heartworm chewable tablet (beef flavor)
• Effectively controls heartworms, roundworms & hookworms
• Only given once a month
How Heartgard blue works:
Heartgard Plus contains ivermectin, a broad-spectrum antiparasitic medication used to prevent heartworms. Heartgard Plus also contains Pyrantel Pamoate, an anthelminthic, used to prevent roundworms and hookworms.
How to give Heartgard plus:
Heartgard (Ivermectin) is given once a month year round for the prevention of heartworm disease.
The usual dose of ivermectin in dogs up to 25 lb is 68mcg – 1 tablet from blue pack, for 26-50 lb is 136mcg – 1 tablet from green pack and for 51-100 lb is 272mcg – 1 tablet from blue pack. Dogs up to 11kg are given a combination of the tablets.
Heartgard plus side effects
This medication should not be used in animals allergic to it. Heartworm testing should be performed prior to the start of prevention therapy. If the animal is off ivermectin for 6 months or less, start the medication and test after 6 months since microfilaria, which take 6 months to mature, may result in a positive test result.
Possible Side Effects of Heartgard blue:
The side effects of ivermectin are rare at the recommended dosage. Heartgard Tablets has a wide margin of safety for all sizes and breeds of dogs. It is approved for use in puppies as young as 6 weeks, small dogs regardless of weight, pregnant or breeding bitches, stud dogs, and Collies.