Can you give Heartgard Chewables to a cat?
Heartgard Plus Chewables are for dogs only. Do not give to cats. Heartgard Plus Chewables should not be swallowed whole. Chewables may be broken and fed to dogs as pieces, or crumbled and mixed with food.
What are the side effects of Heartgard in dogs?
At elevated doses, sensitive dogs showed adverse reactions which included mydriasis, depression, ataxia, tremors, drooling, paresis, recumbency, excitability, stupor, coma and death. Heartgard demonstrated no signs of toxicity at 10 times the recommended dose (60 mcg/kg) in sensitive Collies.
How old does a puppy have to be to take Heartgard?
Heartgard Plus is 100% effective against heartworms; and it controls roundworms and hookworms. Heartgard Plus treats and controls more effectively than the next leading brand and is veterinarian recommended. Heartgard Plus is approved for puppies as young as 6 weeks of age. Help your pet by ordering Heartgard Plus today.
How big can Heartgard Chewables be for dogs?
Please try again. Heartgard Plus Soft Chew for Dogs, up to 25 lbs. is a heartworm preventative that kills heartworms and also helps treat and control roundworms and hookworms. It comes in a delicious once-a-month, real-beef chew that dogs love and is safe for puppies 6 weeks and older.
How big is a box of Heartgard?
Color on Box Weight Range Strength Blue Up to 25 lbs 68 mcg Ivermectin & 57 mg Pyrantel Green 26 to 50 lbs 136 mcg Ivermectin & 114 mg Pyrantel Brown 51 to 100 lbs 272 mcg Ivermectin & 227 mg Pyrantel
When to test Heartgard Plus Chewables for microfilaria?
If your pet is off Heartgard Plus Chewables for 6 months or less, start the medication and test after 6 months since microfilaria, that take 6 months to mature, will result in a positive test result.
What are the ingredients in Heartgard Plus Chewables?
The active ingredients in Heartgard Plus Chewables are ivermectin and pyrantel pamoate. Use with caution, as Collies and other herding dog breeds have been known to have adverse reactions to ivermectin administered at elevated dose levels. Heartworm testing should be performed prior to the start of prevention therapy.