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    DefaultHeartworm preventive...what do you use?

    I was curious as to what most of you feel is the best for heartworm preventive meds and how often you give them. I just got some interceptor from the vet here but I looked on some websites and noticed you can get a generic heartgard (ivermectin) a lot cheaper. ???

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    DefaultRe: Heartworm preventive...what do you use?

    I use Heartguard plus - it's 1 a month for the months where your dog can be affected (and that varies depending on where you live). It as like 30$ for this year's supply so I never really looked to save money.
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    DefaultRe: Heartworm preventive...what do you use?

    Interceptor...every 45 days....year around.
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    DefaultRe: Heartworm preventive...what do you use?

    We use generic Ivermectin. Got the dogs tested for HW just to make sure it was working, and they all came back with a clean bill of health. The vet tried to tell me about the benefit of a dewormer in the other meds, but I am not really fearful of the dogs getting worms and it's easy enough to treat. Worth saving the money.

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    DefaultRe: Heartworm preventive...what do you use?

    Just as Dani said -- Interceptor, every 45 days, year 'round.
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    DefaultRe: Heartworm preventive...what do you use?

    I use Sentinel. He gets one every month all year around...
    I have been buying one pill every month since he is still growing and his month to month weight change is significant.
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    DefaultRe: Heartworm preventive...what do you use?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dani
    Interceptor...every 45 days....year around.
    Same here.

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    I use Interceptor at the Safe Heart dosage. She gets it every 30 days.

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    DefaultRe: Heartworm preventive...what do you use?

    Ivomec every 45 days.



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    DefaultRe: Heartworm preventive...what do you use?

    I use Heartgard once a month. So far so good! :-)

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