Heartgard Plus Chewable is a deworming medication that treats dogs against heartworms. An insect bite can lead to heartworms or other types of tapeworms or hookworms.
Heartgard Plus Chewable is a beef-flavored tablet that dogs readily accept as it savors their taste buds. A prescription is not required to ship Heartgard plus chewable from Canada. However, before buying this medication for your dog, it is essential to get your dog checked for heartworms from your vet.
Associated side effects
There are no such typical side effects of this drug if given under recommended and controlled dosage. However, suppose the dosage is increased beyond the recommended limit. In that case, it leads to side effects such as the dog might show reduced activity and become lethargic, lose appetite, seizures, diarrhea, etc. Also, if the dog is allergic to Ivermectin, you should discontinue the tablets.
Though Heartworms are not contagious, still we all need to take precautions. Other worms such as ringworms and hookworms are infectious and can get transferred to a human body. Hence maintenance of personal hygiene is a must to avoid contracting worms.
Consult a vet if you think your dog has heartworms.