Heartworm Injections Lack Broad-Spectrum Internal Parasite Control

  • CAPC, CDC, AVMA, AAHA guidelines recommend routine gastrointestinal parasite control in cats and dogs.
  • Because roundworm and whipworm eggs can persist in the environment for several years, clients need to understand that their pets are at risk for infection when outside.
  • The introduction of modern broad-spectrum preventatives has been proven to be effective. Routine parasite control, using broad spectrum parasite control products, typically results in negative fecal examinations, confirming the efficacy of routine parasite prevention.

Broad-Spectrum Products Such as Iverhart and Sentinel Brands Comply with CAPC, CDC, AVMA & AAHA Guidelines for Parasite Control

  • Both brands provide broad-spectrum parasite coverage of heartworm, hookworm, roundworms and, with the Sentinel brands, whipworms and fleas.
  • Sentinel Spectrum adds the additional coverage of tapeworms.
  • These are time-tested brands with years of efficacy and safety.
  • Simple and more convenient for your practice.

Continuing to Offer Comprehensive Parasite Prevention and Control Will Keep Your Clients and Their Pets Safe From Looming Threats

  • Toxocara infections are increasing and are more likely to occur in young children, who often play in dirt, or eat dirt (pica) contaminated by dog or cat feces.
  • The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) makes the following statement: