Interceptor For your XSmall Dogs is very safe! However, you need to follow certain instructions! We have it as simple as ABC in this write up. Tag along for the steps for safe administration of Interceptor!
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We consider the two ingredients used in Interceptor as very safe for your pets.
- Milbemycin Oxime: is a heartworm disease preventive and treats internal parasites (e.g., hookworms, roundworms) in dogs.
- Praziquantel is a prescription drug used as anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in its body.
To ensure safe administration, do the following.
- Get the pet to visit a vet for diagnosis to be sure of heartworm disease before you use Interceptor chews. When the test is positive, start with heartworm disease treatment before its preventive therapy.
- When you give Interceptor to an infected dog, it’ll experience a mild temporary shock. to avoid this experience, consult your pet’s vet
- Take appropriate guidance prior and after treatment.
- Wash your hands after giving the chew.
- Don’t give it to other species.
- Keep it far from children, food items and pet feeds.
Some important Directions
- The chewable tab is available in 4 different color-coded packets depending on your pet’s weight. Check the dose table for more information.
- Dogs will chew the delicious beef flavored tabs by hand. Or, mix it with their feed and ensure they take the whole meal to consume the full dosage.
- If the dosage was not fully consumed, give another dosage for effective treatment.
- Repeat on similar date every month.
- It’s safe for 2 wks and older puppies, mature dogs, pregnant with breeding female dogs.
Check out on safe dosages:
|Dog weight||Dog Size||Pack Color|
|2-10 lbs||Very small dogs||Brown|
|11-25 lbs||Small dogs||Green|
|26-50 lbs||Medium dogs||Yellow|
|51-100 lbs||Large dogs||White|
Interceptors are safe to use, but if not well administered, it might show strange reactions. So, consult a vet if you are not an expert in using it before treatment.