However, if your dog is in the clear, he can be started on monthly medication to protect him from the disease. Heartworm preventatives are generally given as a monthly dose and are available in several different types. 1 апр. 2019 г.
How often do you give your dog heartworm?
The American Heartworm Society advocates to “Think 12." Give dogs 12 months of heartworm prevention and get them tested for heartworms every 12 months.
Can heartworm be given every other month?
I am often asked if it is okay to give the monthly heartworm preventative every 45 to 60 days. ... However, due to the heartworm life-cycle, it is likely that giving the medication every 45 to 60 days, rather than every 30 days, will allow immature heartworms to develop into adult heartworms.
What months do you give your dog heartworm preventatives?
We recommend starting your pet on heartworm medication June 1st and continuing until November 1st. In some areas such as the Southern USA, heartworm prevention is necessary year-round.