CanadaVet - Top 5 Products of 2019


Well folks, that’s a wrap on 2019. Now we are all back at work after what felt like a very brief Christmas and New Year break, our team has crunched the numbers to reveal our top 5 products at CanadaVet for 2019.

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1. HeartGard Plus Chewables for Dogs

HeartGard Plus protects your dog against heartworm disease from 6 weeks of age and older. It also treats and controls roundworm and hookworm infections in dogs. All in one tasty real-beef chew given once a month. Heartworms are transmitted between dogs by mosquitoes, and dogs all across Canada and the United States are at risk. If left untreated, heartworm disease can cause lasting damage to the heart, lungs and arteries, and can in some situations, be fatal. Protect your pet against heartworm with HeartGard Plus for Dogs. It is recommended that your dog is tested for heartworm before commencing treatment with Heartgard Plus.

A photo of a pack of HeartGard Plus for dogs 23-45kg

2. Revolution Plus for Cats

New to the market in 2019 was 6-in-1 preventative Revolution Plus for Cats. Revolution Plus for Cats is a simple-to-apply, quick-drying, small-volume, monthly topical solution that protects your cat against fleas, ticks (black-legged or deer tick, Gulf Coast tick and American dog tick), ear mites, roundworms, hookworms, and heartworms. Revolution Plus can be applied to your cat all year round at monthly intervals. Heartworm testing is not required before commencing treatment with Revolution Plus for Cats. Revolution Plus provides the broad-spectrum pest protection both indoor and outdoor cats need.

A photo of the three size packs of Revolution Plus for cats

3. NexGard Spectra Chew for Dogs

NexGard Spectra for Dogs contains two ingredients that treat and prevent flea infestations, control ticks, prevent heartworm infection and treat and control intestinal worms in dogs and puppies over 8 weeks of age. NexGard Spectra is a tasty, monthly chew that is readily consumed by dogs when offered as a treat. As NexGard Spectra is an oral treatment, there are no restrictions on swimming or bathing and shampooing your dog. Dogs with an unknown heartworm status should be tested by a veterinarian for pre-existing adult heartworm infestation prior to starting on NexGard Spectra.

A photo of the various sizes of NexGard Spectra available for dogs

4. Revolution for Dogs

Quick and easy to use, Revolution protects your dog from harmful parasites with just one dose, once a month. One application provides protection against fleas and heartworms, treat and controls ear mites and sarcoptic mange, and treats and controls tick infestations due to American dog ticks. Dogs should be tested for heartworm before being administered Revolution. You can use Revolution all year-round to prevent future infestations.

A photo of the various sizes available in Revolution for Dogs

5. Bravecto Chew for Dogs

Just one dose of Bravecto protects your dog from fleas and ticks for 12 weeks – that’s nearly 3 times longer than any monthly treatment. One tasty Bravecto chew given by mouth with food kills fleas and prevents flea infections. Bravecto chew also kills ticks (black-legged tick, American dog tick, and brown dog tick) for 12 weeks and kills lone star ticks for 8 weeks. Bravecto chew is recommended for puppies and dogs 6 months of age or older who weigh at least 4.4 lb. Bravecto chew is also approved for use in breeding, pregnant and lactating dogs.

A photo of the different sizes of Bravecto Chew available for dogs

Want To Know More About the Pests That Bother Your Pet?

Check out our article on Heartworms here.
Here is an article on all the different types of worms that can affect your pet.
Five fast facts about fleas can be found here.
An article all about ticks is located here.

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