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puppies walking on grass

Healthy Habits for Your Dog

Getting a new dog is exciting, but it comes with a million questions. The Healthy Habits Kit for New Pets you received from your vet can help get you started, and while your vet should remain your first stop for answers, this page has offers, info about parasite protection, and videos to help you learn more.
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New Puppy Checklist

Have a new puppy, and wondering what you need to do? This new puppy checklist makes it easy to get your dog situated in their new home.
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A woman gives her dog NexGard

Protect Against Fleas & Ticks

NexGard® (afoxolaner) is the #1 vetrecommended flea and tick protection.3 Each dose kills fleas and ticks for a full month and is FDA-approved to prevent Lyme disease infections as a result of killing black-legged ticks. Plus, it has a delicious beef flavor, and is #1 dog-preferred over other flea and tick chews.†4

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: NexGard is for use in dogs only and is safe for dogs 8 weeks or older and weighing 4 pounds or more. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, itching, lethargy, diarrhea, and lack of appetite. The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding, or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures or neurologic disorders. For more information, click here for full prescribing information or visit NexGardForPets.com.


For dogs demonstrating a preference, they preferred NexGard chews over the competition.

3.  Data on file at Boehringer Ingelheim.

4.  Data on file at Boehringer Ingelheim.

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A woman gives her dog a Heartgard Plus chew

Prevent Heartworm Disease

One bite from an infected mosquito is all it takes to give your dog heartworms, and HEARTGARD® Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel) is the #1 vet-recommended chew for preventing heartworm disease.1 It also treats and controls roundworms and hookworms. Make sure your dog is getting what they deserve: HEARTGARD Plus, the #1 dog-preferred, only real-beef chew.**2

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: HEARTGARD Plus is well tolerated and safe in dogs 6 weeks or older with no minimum weight requirement. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. Following the use of HEARTGARD Plus, digestive and neurologic side effects have been reported. For more information, click here for full prescribing information or visit Heartgard.com.

**For dogs demonstrating a preference, they preferred HEARTGARD Plus chews over the competition.
1.  Data on file at Boehringer Ingelheim.

2.  Data on file at Boehringer Ingelheim.


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Get a $20 rebate when you buy 6 doses of HEARTGARD Plus and 6 doses of either NexGard, FRONTLINE® Gold, or FRONTLINE Shield.
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Flea & Tick Education

Fleas and ticks are common external parasites that feed on your pet’s blood. Controlling them is one of the most important things you can do to protect your pet. This video discusses 3 important things to know about fleas and ticks. 
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Heartworm Disease Education

Heartworm disease is transmitted by mosquitoes. It can be deadly, and treatment can be difficult. Learn about common misconceptions surrounding heartworm disease, and the importance of prevention.
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More Videos

Have questions about pet nutrition? How about vaccinations or intestinal parasites? Our video page is full of additional content to help you with healthy habits questions for your pet. Everything has been veterinarian-reviewed.