Heartworm medicine for dogs and cats is an essential part of keeping your pets healthy and happy. The disease is much easier to prevent than to treat, which means giving your dog or cat heartworm medicine before they become infected could save them from major health complications, including death. However, with all the heartworm medication options out there, it can be confusing which products you should be asking your veterinarian about. Luckily for pet parents everywhere, we have created the chart below, which compares the major heartworm medications in an easy to understand way. Some of these medicines also have a generic equivalent.
For more information, read our series about heartworm here. We also have developed a Heartworm Tracker, which lets you know what the risk of heartworm is in your area.
Heartworm medicine Comparison Chart