Heartgard Plus for dogs are beef flavored tablets that protect canines against heartworm infection and heartworm diseases. It kills heartworm larvae and thus, impedes the growth of heartworms in dogs. To be administered monthly, these tablets are given to 6 weeks and older puppies and dogs of all breeds and sizes. It is also an effective treatment for intestinal worms including roundworms and hookworms. Given all year around these tablets saves dogs from heartworm infections from other pets and surroundings as well.
Ivermectin and Pyrantel are the active ingredients present in Heartgard Plus. It acts as a perfect heartworm preventive and destroys immature stages of heartworms. With anthelmintic properties, these tablets are also an effective treatment for killing and controlling roundworms and hookworms as well. It provides monthly protection to your dog.
Nuheart is a generic form of Heartgard. This heartwormer has the same effectiveness as Heartgard. It contains Ivermectin, which is the exact same ingredient that can be found in Heartgard. The meat-flavoured tab eliminates heartworm larvae and protects dogs from dangerous heartworm diseases. It is an affordable and highly effective heartworm preventive.
Kindly Note: Merial is now acquired by Boehringer Ingelheim. So, the manufacturer’s name on product packs may vary according to the available stock.
There's no question about the efficacy of this med.
Our vet prescribed them a year ago and we'v been using them since then.
One treatment does both types of worms.
We've been using Heartgard for the past two years and happy with the product.
I dont want our dog to suffer from those deadly heartworms, so I prefer using Heartgard Plus above all brands.