|Intestinal worming||Up to 4 mo: fortnightly||Drontal or Fenpral covers intestinal worms
Milbemax covers HW and intestinal worms
So give milbemax monthly and drontal/fenpral 2 weeks afterwards
|4-6 mo: monthly||Milbemax OR drontal/fenpral can be used|
|After 6 mo: 3monthly||Drontal or fenpral|
|Heartworm||Monthly||Milbemax (while young)|
|Or by injection||Proheart SR 12|
For the heartworm injection there is a choice of 2 schedules:
If HW injection given at 12 weeks: give drontal or fenpral for intestinal worming from then on as per intestinal worming schedule (fortnightly until 4mo, then monthly until 6 mo, then 3monthly ongoing).
If HW injection given at desexing: give milbemax monthly until then (covers HW and worms) and up to 4 months old, give drontal /fenpral 2 weeks later. Between 4 months and desexing: milbemax only. From 6 months onwards: give drontal/fenpral 3monthly.
Desexing is advised before 6 months old, around 5 - 5.5 months of age.
Vaccinations are advised at 8 wks, 12 wks and 16 wks then yearly boosters.