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HeartGard Plus for dogs is a vet-recommended heartworm preventive treatment that also controls and treats various other worm infections. It is effective against immature stages of heartworm that is transmitted through a mosquito. It also treats and controls three species of hookworms and two species of roundworms. This monthly treatment has antiparasitic and anthelmintic properties that work against mixed parasitic infections. It comes in a real beef flavor which makes it highly palatable in taste for the dogs. This monthly treatment is one of the most recommended heartworm preventative treatments and it is safe and suitable for dogs 6 weeks of age and older as well as breeding and pregnant dogs.
How does it work?
Heartgard Plus contains two active ingredients Ivermectin and Pyrantel. It is an effective heartworm treatment for dogs that prevents heartworm disease by eliminating heartworm larvae and kills parasites by causing spastic muscle paralysis. These active chemicals control the way nerve impulses flow through the neurological system of the worm. This causes the parasite to become paralyzed and eventually die.
It should be noted that Heartgard Plus is only effective as a preventative for heartworm infection. You must first diagnose your dog for heartworm infection before administering any heartworm prevention product. If your dog has already been infected with heartworm, you should consult your veterinarian.
|Pack Color||Dog Weight||Dog Size||Strength|
|Blue||Up to 11kg||Small Dogs||68 mcg of Ivermectin and 57 mg of Pyrantel|
|Green||12 to 22kg||Medium Dogs||136 mcg of Ivermectin and 114 mg of Pyrantel|
|Brown||23 to 45kg||Large Dogs||272 mcg of Ivermectin and 227 mg of Pyrantel|
HEARTGARD Plus is recommended for dogs 6 weeks of age and older. For dogs over 45kg use the appropriate combination of tablets based on weight.
Caution: Collies including Border Collies and other breeds have genetic intolerance to Ivermectin. Those pet parents with Collies and other susceptible breeds should consult a veterinarian before administering any treatment containing Ivermectin.
|Target Species||6 weeks and older puppies and dogs|
|Mode of administration||Oral|
|Active Ingredients||Ivermectin and Pyrantel|
|Brand Name||Heartgard Plus|
APVMA Approval Number
|Heartgard Plus Chewables For Small Dogs Up To 11Kg (Blue)||39541/100433|
|Heartgard Plus Chewables For Medium Dogs 12 To 22 Kg (Green)||39540/100436|
|Heartgard Plus Chewables For Large Dog 23 To 45 Kg (Brown)||39539/100435|
Great product at a reasonable price. Very easy to get our little dog to take them, she thinks they are treats.
This is a great product. Ive been using this company for years now and always have great service and communication from them.
reasonable priced product delivered promptly
Great product and does the job of protecting against heart worm infection.
Ever since I've bought Heartgard Plus, I'm worry-free from heartworm infection for our baby.