Heartgard Plus is a chewable tablet for dogs that are 6 weeks or older. It helps prevent heartworm infection and kills three types of worms (heartworm larvae, roundworms, and hookworms).
As a pet owner, you only have to give your dog this medication once and month throughout the year.
In addition, Heartgard Plus comes in different sizes depending on the size of your dog.
How to Use Heartgard Plus?
Heartgard Plus is easy to give as most dogs like to eat it right away because it is made out of real beef.
In addition, this medication only has to be given to your dog once a month throughout the year.
- Separate a single dose
- Peel back the foil backing
- Give your dog the entire dose to chew on
How Does it Work?
Heartgard contains two main ingredients, Ivermectin and Pyreantel Pamoate. These active ingredients help prevent heartworm, hookworms, and roundworms.
Veterinarian’s #1 Choice
If you are looking for a medication that is approved by the large majority of veterinarians then Heartgard Plus is the choice you want to make.
It helps kill heartworms and prevents them from developing into adult heartworms. Therefore, your dog is less likely to get ill.
However, it is still important to get your dog checked by your veterinarian regularly and your dog should be checked for heartworms before giving them Heartgard Plus.