There are many different anthelmintic drugs for dogs. They differ in the spectrum of action on certain parasites, as well as in the degree of danger to the animal at a certain age or state of health.
Therefore, before buying a drug, it is better to consult a veterinarian in order to choose the treatment as precisely as possible.
List of the most popular anthelminthic drugs for dogs
There are a number of universal anthelmintics of the widest range of action that are effective against all helminths that occur in dogs. The most famous of them are:
- Drontal ,
- Cestal Plus
Such drugs as Azinoks Plus , Alben "C", Febtal, Dirofen , Prazitsid, Serko-N DOG, act on round and tape helminths at all stages of their development. Piradek is prescribed with a preventive and curative purpose for nematodes, including toxascaridosis, toxocarose, uncinoriasis, ankylostomiasis, trichocephalosis.
Fentazol is not only for treatment, but also for the prevention of helminthiases, which are caused by nematodes and cestodes. The drug is active against adult helminths, cestodes, as well as eggs and larvae of nematodes that live in the gastrointestinal tract and lungs. The Panakur preparation is a micro granular powder of white or yellowish color.
It allows for successful deworming with ankylostomatidosis, toxocariasis, and teniousosis. Tronzil is used for de-worming dogs against various nematodes, including ascarids, as well as banded helminths and withers.
Stronghold has a particularly wide spectrum of action. He stops the incubation of eggs of fleas and kills adult insects, removes scabies and ear mites , destroys the dyrofilaria that affect the heart, and also expels roundworms (toxocars and ascarids) and hookworm.
Vermidin is a combined anthelminthic drug of a wide spectrum of action. It belongs to the economy class and is used to prevent and treat helminthiases in dogs of any age. With mixed helminthiases, Kanikvantel Plus is recommended. It is not easy for some dogs to give a tasty tablet. This is especially true for small breeds. Especially for such pets there are delicious preparations.
For example, Histaral has the aroma of meat and at the same time it heals helminthiases caused by cestodes and nematodes. Puppies are better to give special antihelminthic drugs, safer for a small organism. It is a sweet suspension of Prasicides, Drontal Junior, Dirofen, Pocox suspension, Feptal-combo, Kaniverm.