Heartworm & Intestinal Parasite Preventatives
Although there are many heartworm and intestinal parasite preventatives available, due to the newly described resistance with parasites, Town & Country Veterinary Clinic has compiled recommendations for preventing heartworm & intestinal parasites with your pet.
Canine Heartworm & Intestinal Parasite Preventatives
Recommended protocol for active, inside/outside dogs:
- Heartworm & Intestinal parasite preventative: Novartis Sentinel
For inside dogs that briefly walk outside around the neighborhood (aren’t exposed to ticks), we recommend:
- Combination Heartworm/Intestinal Parasite/Flea medication: Elanco Trifexis or Advantage Multi
Feline Heartworm & Intestinal Parasite Preventatives
For all outside cats, we recommend:
- Combination Heartworm/Intestinal Parasite/Flea medication: Pfizer Revolution
For inside cats, to protect against heartworm disease transmitted by indoor mosquitoes, we recommend:
- Heartworm & Intestinal Parasite Preventative: Pfizer Revolution or Merial Heartgard
You can find these and many other products on our online pharmacy by clicking here.
For a list of all current heartworm preventative medications, please see the below flyer: