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Heartgard PLUS for Dogs

heartworm prevention for dogs Active Ingredients: ivermectin & pyrantel

Heartgard PLUS is monthly meaty treat for the prevention of heartworm and the control of hookworm and round worm in dogs.

Ivermectin is the main active ingredient in the Heartgard. It will kill heartworm larvae soon after they are injected into your dog by a mosquito. If left un treated the heartworm larvae will migrate to the heart and lungs and become a harmful adult heartworm in approximately 6 months.
Pyrantel provides control of roundworms and hookworms, the most significant intestinal parasites of dogs.

Heartgard PLUS should be given to your dog on a monthly basis. It is presented as a six monthly supply and the packet contains stickers for your calendar to help you remember. It should be given to puppies from 6 weeks of age then every month for the rest of their life

More about Heartworm in Dogs here

You can purchase Heartgard PLUS and other heartworm prevention products for your dog here