What dogs/cats should not take Heartgard Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel) Chewables for Dogs?
• For use in dogs only • Puppies less than 6 weeks of age • Safe for use in Collies, Australian shepherds, Old English sheepdogs, Shelties and any of these crossbreed dogs if given the regular monthly heartworm preventative dosing level • Safe for use in breeding, pregnant and nursing animals • Pets known to have had an allergic reaction to ivermectin or pyrantel pamoate or like products Directions: Give this medication with or without food. The medication is meant to be chewed before swallowing. It may be necessary to break the chewable into smaller pieces and hand feed as treats. Ensure that your pet consumes the entire dose. Give medication as directed by your veterinarian. This medication is often given seasonally. As a heartworm preventative, this medication is given once a month, beginning within a month after the pet’s first exposure to mosquitoes. The medication kills the parasites acquired during the previous month. The final dose should be given within a month of the last exp