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Heartgard for Dogs & Puppies

  • Uses for Heartgard for Dogs & Puppies

    • Prevents heartworm disease
    • Each tablet provides full month of protection
    • Palatable beef flavor is perfect for picky dogs


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  • Conditions

    • For the prevention and treatment of heartworm infestations
    • Only for use in dogs and puppies 6 weeks of age or older
    • For the prevention of heartworm disease

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  • Dosing

    • Dosing varies by weight with three dosages for dogs up to 25 lbs, 26-50 lbs, and 51-100 lbs
    • For dogs weighing over 100 lbs, combine different chews to meet appropriate dosage
    • Usual dosage for dogs of ivermectin is as follows per month (year-round): o Up to 25 pounds 68 mcg o 26 to 50 pounds 136 mcg o 51 to 100 pounds 272 mcg o 100+ varies depending on weight

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  • Administration

    • Administer chew orally once per month at the minimum dosage
    • If your pet is off Heartgard for 6 months or less, re-start the medication and test after 6 months since microfilaria, that take 6 months to mature, will result in a positive test result
    • Do not remove the tablet from its wrapper until ready to give the medicine
    • Consult your veterinarian for pregnant or lactating dogs

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  • Side Effects

    • Side effects are rare though some pets experience the following:
      o Tremors
      o Dilated pupils
      o Loss of body weight
      o Death
    • To minimize adverse effects, administer exactly as directed by your veterinarian


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