Heartgard Plus for dogs - one pill performs many kills. It’s a monthly oral beef-flavored chew that not only prevents dangerous heartworm infestation in dogs but also kills and controls intestinal worms like roundworms and hookworms. Heartgard Plus is a highly palatable chew that is extremely efficient in killing juvenile heartworms that are transferred by mosquitoes. As a highly popular heartwormer in our country, this preventive is an apt treatment if you want a heartworm preventive and a dewormer.
Heartgard Plus - A Broad Spectrum Heartworm Preventive For Dogs
The unique active ingredients Ivermectin and Pyrantel Pamoate are anti-parasitic and anthelmintic agents respectively. Ivermectin prevents heartworm (D. immitis) infestation and Pyrantel Pamoate eliminates roundworms and hookworms by paralyzing the worms. Heartgard along with a combination of these two ingredients is able to prevent heartworms and terminate roundworms and hookworms from the body of dogs.
Collies including Border Collies and other breeds have a genetic intolerance to Ivermectin. Those pet owners with Collies and other susceptible breeds should look for alternatives to Ivermectin for the treatment of parasites.
Ivermectin and Pyrantel Pamoate
Thus us indeed an excellent product for protecting my buddy from heartworms, and on top of that, it also treats intestinal worms so it's a win-win situation!
I think the ingredients of this chews are safe for my pet as it doesn't cause any allergic reactions.
Heartgard plus is truly the best treatment ever!