Protecting your pet from contracting any kind of illness is an important part of pet care. And the best way to do this is to give the pet some preventive medicines. Heartgard Plus is one such preventive and pet care medicine that protects your dog form heartworms. Heartworm is a rare but fatal infection that spreads through mosquitoes bite. Minute heartworm larvae are ingested when a mosquito bites an infected dog. In the next few days, these larvae mature. And then if that mosquito bites another dog, the larvae infects their new host.
Heartgard Plus is a very effective de-wormer that comes in chewable tablet form and eradicates the tissue stage larvae.
Heartgard Plus not only protects your dog from heartworm infestation but also has been proven to treat and prevent infestation of intestinal parasites like roundworms and hookworms.
Heartgard Plus contains ivermectin, a broad-spectrum antiparasitic medication used to prevent heartworms. It interferes with the parasite’s nerve transmission and causes paralysis and death of the larvae. Heartgard Plus also contains PyrantelPamoate, an anthelminthic, used to prevent and eliminate intestinal roundworms and hookworms.
It is advisable to administer Heartgard Plus on monthly basis all year round or during the mosquito season. Try and administer in a manner that the dog consumes the complete dose. Keep an eye on your dog to see that the dose was not rejected or thrown out by your pet.
Made with real beef it’s a chewy treat for the dogs loved by most of the dogs. It is easy to administer and is one of the best and the most effective monthly oral pet preventive medication to keep your pet healthy and happy.