Heartworm Prevention Mistakes


Heartworm prevention medication must be given every month, even in the winter.


Make sure you are using the correct heartworm prevention medication for your dog's weight and age.

Doses Late

Heartworm prevention medication should be given on the same day each month.


 It's important to test your dog for heartworms annually, even if they are on prevention medication.


Heartworms can be transmitted year-round, so it's important to give your dog heartworm prevention medication all year long.

 Full Dose

Make sure you are giving your dog the full dose of heartworm prevention medication, even if they are vomiting or have diarrhea.


By avoiding these common heartworm prevention mistakes, you can help keep your dog safe from this serious disease.

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