Protecting against worms in dogs

Read all about the 5 different types of worms you need to protect your dog from so you can help keep your pup free from these worms all year round.

Understand, recognize and protect against worms

Get to grips with recognizing 5 harmful worm types and test your knowledge of worms with our myths and facts quiz.

Protect your dog from worms

From signs and lifecycles to prevention and treatment, explore these articles to learn more about the different worms putting your dog at risk.

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How does a dog get worms?

Learn where your dog is at higher risk of contracting worms.

Signs of intestinal worms

See which signs you should be looking out for so you can recognize potential intestinal worms.

Signs of Heartworms

Do you know what the signs of heartworm disease are?

Test your knowledge

See how much you know about the different worm types and worm protection by taking our myths and facts quiz.

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Indications for Interceptor Plus

Interceptor Plus prevents heartworm disease and treats and controls adult roundworm, hookworm, whipworm, and tapeworm infections in dogs and puppies 6 weeks or older and 2 pounds or greater.

Important Safety Information

Treatment with fewer than 6 monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention. Prior to administration of Interceptor Plus, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infections. The safety of Interceptor Plus has not been evaluated in dogs used for breeding or in lactating females. The following adverse reactions have been reported in dogs after administration of milbemycin oxime or praziquantel: vomiting, diarrhea, decreased activity, incoordination, weight loss, convulsions, weakness, and salivation. For complete safety information, please see Interceptor Plus product label or ask your veterinarian.

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