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.
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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:
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