Heartgard Plus is a heartworm prevention a monthly control treatment for roundworms and hookworms produced by Merial. Merial is part of Boehringer Ingelheim, which provides advanced, preventive animal healthcare through the development of vaccines, parasiticides and pharmaceuticals that protect animals against disease and pain. The company also develops new therapies to help those who care for animals to manage chronic diseases more effectively by limiting pain and slowing down disease progression.
Heartgard Plus kills heartworm larvae, preventing them from developing into adult heartworms and in addition treats and controls three species of hookworms and two species of roundworms. The chewable tablets are beef flavoured and highly palatable.