Can you give Heartgard Plus Chewables to cats?
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. Watch your dog closely following dosing to be sure the entire dose has been swallowed.
How much pyrantein is in Heartgard Plus Chewables?
Heartgard Plus Chewables Brown (for Dogs 51-100 lbs): Active Ingredient Amount; Ivermectin: 272 mcg: Pyrantel: 227 mg
What are the active ingredients in Heartgard Plus?
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.
What should the temperature be for Heartgard Chewables?
Store between 68°F-77F (20°-25°C). Excursions between 59°F-86°F (15°-30°C) are permitted. Protect Heartgard Plus Chewables from light. Do not remove the chewable from its wrapper until you are ready to give the medicine to your pet.
How big do dogs have to be to take Heartgard Plus?
It is for dogs 51-100 lbs; the last box I had was for dogs 26-50 lbs. Honey weighed in at 48 lbs last week. I called the vet to ask if it was okay to give her this higher dose and they said, yes, they dispense the higher dose to all dogs near/over 50 lbs.
Is it okay to give Honey Heartgard Plus?
Honey weighed in at 48 lbs last week. I called the vet to ask if it was okay to give her this higher dose and they said, yes, they dispense the higher dose to all dogs near/over 50 lbs. When I got her, the shelter gave me a year’s worth of Heartgard Plus (26-50 lbs), but at the time she was only 40 lbs, and very, very underweight.
What was Heartgard Plus weight when I got her?
When I got her, the shelter gave me a year’s worth of Heartgard Plus (26-50 lbs), but at the time she was only 40 lbs, and very, very underweight. Her weight has been stable for months, at just under 50 lbs, which the vet has said is “right where we want her”.
How big of a dose do you give a dog for heartworm?
Heartworm preventatives are dosed based on weight of the dog. If your dog weighs 60 lbs, you need to give the 51-100 lb dose, not the smaller dose. Many preventatives’ largest dose goes to 100 lbs, and many dogs weigh over 100lbs. What to do? You have to give two pills.