Dog Heartgard (ivermectin) Chewables Rx

Dog Heartgard (ivermectin) Chewables Rx

We're sorry, this product is no longer available.

Heartgard (ivermectin only) has been discontinued by the manufacturer. Please contact your veterinarian about other medication options.

What are Heartgard Chewables for Dogs?

  • Heartgard Chewables are a prescription heartworm preventative for dogs containing the antiparasitic Ivermectin.
  • Heartgard Chewables also treat and control hookworms and some forms of mange.
  • Tasty Heartgard chewables for dogs prevent heartworm infection for a full month with one dose.

Why do dogs use Heartgard?

  • Prescription Heartgard chewables contain the highly effective active ingredient Ivermectin that prevents heartworm infection by killing the parasite at the larval stage.
  • By giving your dog a chewable once a month on the same day, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your dog is protected from dangerous heartworm.

What else should I know about Heartgard?

  • Heartgard (ivermectin) has been discontinued. Please talk to your veterinarian about Heartgard PLUS Chewables for Dogs (Ivermectin and Pyrantel) or other heartworm preventatives.
  • Prevents heartworm in dogs.
  • Convenient monthly treatment.
  • Tasty beef-flavored chewables for easy dosing.
  • The American Heartworm Society and most veterinarians recommend an annual heartworm test before prescribing a heartworm preventative for your dog.
  • Talk with your pet's veterinarian for more information and to find the best flea and tick preventative to complement Heartgard.
  • Heartgard is sold as a prescription drug in a maximum of a 12-month supply per dog per year.
  • To buy the same size for more than one dog, add what you need to the cart. You can split the amount to different dogs in checkout!
  • Contact your local waste management about the safe disposal of Heartgard. Heartgard can be very toxic to fish and wildlife.

What problems could my dog have with Heartgard?

  • Keep out of reach of other animals. Heartgard can be toxic to some species, such as turtles, skunks, and some birds. Overdoses of Ivermectin can also be serious. Contact your veterinarian if you suspect an overdose.
  • Heartgard and Ivermection should be used with caution in breeds with a certain genetic mutation, MDR1. This mutation is most commonly seen in collies, Australian shepherds, shelties, and long-haired whippets. Ivermection at high doses may be toxic to dogs with this mutation.
  • Contact your veterinarian immediately if you see neurologic signs such as coma, weakness, clumsiness, dilated pupils, trembling, excessive drooling, or if your dog presses its head against the wall.

How do you use Heartgard?

  • Heartgard chewables may be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.

What is in Heartgard?

  • The active ingredient in Heartgard is Ivermectin.
  • Ivermectin treats and kills certain parasites like heartworms and hookworms.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Heartgard is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog to finish all of the Heartgard?

  • Dogs may use Heartgard for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.