DirectionsDosage & Administration:
Give Heartgard Plus exactly as directed by the veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Heartgard Plus chewable tablets must be chewed. They should not be swallowed whole. Use with caution, Collies and other herding dog breeds have been known to have adverse reactions to invermectin administered at elevated dose levels. Heartworm testing should be performed prior to the start of prevention therapy. If the animal is off Heartgard Plus for 6 months or less, start the medication and test after 6 months since microfilaria, that take 6 months to mature, will result in a positive test result. Store Heartgard Plus at room temperature. Do not remove the tablet from its wrapper until ready to give the medicine. Keep this medication away from children and pets. In addition, Heartgard Plus has shown a wide margin of safety at the recommended dose level in dogs including pregnant or breeding bitches, stud dogs and puppies aged 6 or more weeks.
Give Heartgard Plus Chewables once a month on the same day of each month year round.
Heartgard Plus Chewables are for dogs only. 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 dog closely following dosing to be sure the entire dose has been swallowed. If it is not completely swallowed, give one more full recommended dose as soon as possible.
Do not remove chewable from its wrapper until ready to give to pet.
What happens if I miss giving a dose:
Storage: Store this product at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.
(6 weeks of age and older)
|Up to 25 lbs
||Give 1 chewable every month (Blue Box)
||Give 1 chewable every month (Green Box)
||Give 1 chewable every month (Brown Box)
||Over 100 lbs
||Give combination of chewables based on weight
Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
What happens if I overdose the pet:
Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of overdose may include vomiting, diarrhea and incoordination in dogs.
What should I avoid while giving Heartgard Plus:
Because humans can contract hookworm from animals, it is important to maintain good personal hygiene. It is also important to eliminate fleas on the pet and in the household and to not feed the pet rodents or uncooked meat or fish. To prevent reinfection, daily cleanup of stools is recommended.
What are the possible side effects of Heartgard Plus:
Side effects of Heartgard Plus are rare at the recommended heartworm prevention dose. Higher doses in dogs may cause tremors, dilated pupils, and loss of body weight and death.
What other drugs will affect Heartgard Plus:
Do not give Heartgard Plus to your pet if already taking another heartworm medication.
Can cause sensitivities in herding dog breeds. It is important that you give your pet this preventative every month. If you miss more than two monthly doses, we recommend calling your vet before continuing the medication. Also, note that side effects are rare at the recommended heartworm prevention dose. Higher doses in dogs may cause tremors, dilated pupils, loss of body weight, and death. Side effects in cats include agitation, loss of appetite, staggering, dilated pupils, tremors, blindness and disorientation.
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July 2, 2017
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August 28, 2016
Entirely Pets was great at getting my Pooch's heartguard to Me and the price was AWESOME!!
June 23, 2016
Peace of Mind
Our dogs eat them like they are a cookie. Couldn't get them to do this with other heart worm pills. Price is also good.
ProsEasy to get dogs to eat.
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May 13, 2016
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ProsTremendous cost savings
Fast, friendly, efficient service
Knowledgable Pharmacists and staff
Ease and Convenience of obtaining my pets monthly prescriptions
ConsNone that I can think of !
February 7, 2016
We have used this product for years and as long as it keeps her free from heart worms, we are well satisfied.
August 23, 2015
Ordered item for heart worm was the best price by far. Great shipping and easy puchase
ProsLoved price and fast shipping
June 25, 2015
Miles is safe with this medicine . It was shipped very quickly and thank you for Also keeping in contact with the doctors and making sure he is safe ! I appreciate your business very much ! thank you again ! :) Andrea
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June 4, 2015
Heartgard is a mainstay
I have successfully used Heartgard for my Cairns for many years.
ProsIt is easy to store and use; the dogs love it.
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