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The Heartgard brand 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 Chewables for dogs has your pooch covered. Deadly to parasites but safe for dogs six weeks and older, one dose of Heartgard Plus will keep your pooch 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 Heartgard Plus Chewables are a testament to that.
Tri-Heart Plus is a generic/alternative to Heartgard Plus, with the same active ingredients at a lower price.
Side Effects & Warnings
Keep any Heartgard product out of reach of children.
Heartgard Plus is well tolerated by most dogs. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. If the recommended dose is exceeded, however, it may cause tremors, disorientation, dilated pupils, blindness, and loss of appetite and body weight or death in rare cases.
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Heartgard should be administered once a month year-round, or at least during and one month following mosquito season. It is available in flavored or unflavored chewable tablets that should not be swallowed whole (and can be broken up to prevent such a thing from happening).
The usual dosage of Heartgard in dogs up to 25 pounds is 68mcg, for 26-50 pounds is 136mcg and for 51-100 pounds is 272mcg. Dogs over 100 pounds are given a combination of tablets.
Heartgard Plus is a preventative drug and should only be used on uninfected dogs; have yours tested before beginning him on Heartgard Plus.
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