It prevents heartworm, but also roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms.
You’re realizing that all “pluses” are not created equal.
Heartgard Plus and Interceptor Plus are not the same!
So this preventative treats all four: roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, and tapeworms!
Does Tri Heart Plus prevent whipworms?
Tri-Heart® Plus – protection against heartworms, roundworms, or hookworms. Trifexis® – Trifexis is a once-monthly tablet that kills fleas and prevents infestations, prevents heartworm disease, and treats and controls adult hookworm, roundworm and whipworm infections.
What kind of worms does Heartgard Plus prevent?
HEARTGARD Plus not only prevents heartworm disease but also treats and controls the most common intestinal parasites, hookworms and roundworms. It contains 2 medications: ivermectin and pyrantel pamoate.
Does Heartgard Plus prevent fleas?
Once a dog is bitten by an infected mosquito, adult heartworms can reach your dog’s lungs within 70 days. Preventing potentially deadly heartworm disease is as easy for HEARTGARD Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel) as killing fleas and ticks is for NexGard. HEARTGARD Plus is well tolerated.
Does Sentinel prevent whipworms?
SENTINEL SPECTRUM offers protection against heartworms by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae, while treating and controlling adult stages of tapeworms, hookworms, roundworms and whipworms.
Which is better Heartgard or Trifexis?
Trifexis provides more protection from parasites than Heartgard. In addition to protection from heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms, Trifexis protects your dog from fleas, saving the cost of secondary flea treatment. When compared to Heartgard, Trifexis is the more expensive heartworm treatment option.
Is Tri Heart Plus as good as Heartgard?
Tri-Heart Plus and Heartgard are both oral medications that are effective at preventing heartworms in dogs. Both of these medications are effective for parasite prevention and should not be given to your pet if worms are already present.