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#6561285 - 11/27/16 08:11 PM Wormer suggestions.
o2bwest Offline
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Registered: 11/29/07
Posts: 1810
Loc: Menard TX
I've been using a combo of ivermectin and praziquantel in a paste. I'm not happy with how my dogs are doing and I'm thinking of switching to Safeguard or Drontal. Any other suggestions? I read that Fidos Closasole Broadspectrum is a good option too. Also what is the difference in Safeguard and Safeguard4?
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#6562118 - 11/28/16 10:59 AM Re: Wormer suggestions. [Re: o2bwest]
nate33 Offline
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Registered: 11/16/16
Posts: 426
I have been using ivermectin for 30 yrs,,, I give them a dose every 4 months----- my understanding is that is only for heart worms. I"ve never had a dog with heartworms.

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#6567868 - 12/01/16 07:54 PM Re: Wormer suggestions. [Re: nate33]
Blackrain Offline
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Registered: 05/22/13
Posts: 69
Me too but you have to give it every 30 days-45 max. It works for all worms except tape-worms.


Originally Posted By: nate33
I have been using ivermectin for 30 yrs,,, I give them a dose every 4 months----- my understanding is that is only for heart worms. I"ve never had a dog with heartworms.


Edited by Blackrain (12/01/16 07:55 PM)

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#6569713 - 12/03/16 10:47 AM Re: Wormer suggestions. [Re: Blackrain]
glens Offline
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Registered: 02/09/08
Posts: 9739
Loc: Lake LBJ, Kingsland Tx.
REVOLUTION

Just one dose a month applied at the base of the neck in front of the shoulder blades is all your dog needs for protection against fleas, heartworms and other parasites.

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#6576893 - 12/07/16 08:43 PM Re: Wormer suggestions. [Re: o2bwest]
Blanco Offline
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Registered: 12/29/10
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I use Safegaurd on the 15th and Zimectrin Gold on the 1st
no fleas no worms
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