Heartgard Plus for Dogs
is a chewable, monthly beef flavored drug is well known for treating heartworms. Heartgard is also effective in treating hookworms and roundworms. Its active ingredient ivermectin is an effective anti-parasitic medication used for treating heartworms. The other ingredient Pyrantel Pamoate is an anthelminthic and is used for controlling hookworms and roundworms.
Veterinarian’s prescription is a must before you buy or give this to your dog of six weeks of age. Dogs allergic to beef should be given Heartgard Tabs
. Heartgard plus is also avaliable in different colors such as brown, blue and green. It should strictly be chewed and not swallowed by the dog as a whole. It can be crumbled or mixed with the food.
Benefits of Heartgard Plus
- Very toothsome chewable heartworm tablet
- Very effective in preventing hookworms, roundworms and heartworms
- To be given only once a month on the same date round a year
Rare side effects are reported till date. But in case of overdose following may be the outcome:
- Loss of body weight
- Dilated pupils
- Extreme cases-death
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