Heartgard Plus Chewables Heartworm Roundworm Hookworm Prevention for Dogs (up to 25lbs)
Your dog must be up to date with heartworm prevention in order to be prescribed heartworm medication. Please see your veterinarian for a heartworm test if your pet is not currently on heartworm prevention or has missed more than 2 doses.
Heartgard Plus is a heartworm preventative that kills heartworm larvae and helps to control and treat hookworms for dogs up to 25 lbs (around 11kg). It comes in a tasty, beef-flavored chewable treat that should be given to your dog once a month.
To prevent heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) for one month (30 days) after infection.
Do not start in puppies below six (6) weeks of age.
All pets above six (6) months of age who are not on a current heartworm prevention program must be tested for existing heartworm infection before starting treatment with this medication.
Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of ingestion by humans, clients should be advised to contact a physician immediately.
Heartworms (up to 30cm long in dogs) live in the heart and blood vessels of the lungs, interfering with circulation and damaging tissues. This may eventually cause heart failure. Left untreated, this can result in the death of your dog.
All untreated dogs are at risk of being infected by potentially deadly heartworm. That's why it's so important to protect your dog. Luckily, it's easy with HEARTGARD30 PLUS. It comes in a great-tasting real beef treat that dogs love. What’s more it also provides protection against roundworm and hookworm. Don't take chances – make sure your dog's got the protection it needs.
68 mcg Ivermectin and 57 mg Pyrantel
EFFECTIVE FOR :
Prevention of heartworm disease in dogs by eliminating heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) that infected the dog in the month (30 days) before treatment. Control of heartworm infections acquired in the previous four months, provided monthly treatment is continued for at least 12 months. Treatment and control of roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina) and hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, A. braziliense, A. ceylanicum and Uncinaria stenocephala).