Canine Parasites: A Greater Threat Than Ever

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4 out of 5 dog parks tested positive for intestinal parasites1

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1 in 5 dogs tested positive for intestinal parasites1

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50% of dog parks tested positive for whipworm, roundworm, or hookworm1

What’s Driving The Increased Risk?

  • icon 96 percent

    96% of D. caninum infections were missed using passive flotation2

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    62% of T. vulpis infections were missed using passive flotation3

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    Less than 24% of shelters/rescue organizations require fecal testing/deworming pre-transfer4

More Dogs Are On The Move

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Shelter Shortages Require Relocation

More than 114,000 dogs transported into Colorado from 2013-2017 by rescue & shelter organizations5

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Natural Disasters Force Dog Transit

ASPCA transported > 40,000 dogs6

Dogs Are Socializing More

45% of US pet owners desire a dog park or trail when selecting a place to live7

Confront the Threat with the Broad-Spectrum Protection of Interceptor® Plus (milbemycin oxime/praziquantel)

Follow CAPC, AHS, AAHA-AVMA guidelines

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Prevention recommendations to address growing canine parasite threats

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Broad-Spectrum parasite protection

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Control canine parasites with possible zoonotic potential

According to CAPC research, client awareness of intestinal parasites is low. CAPC guidelines recommend administering year-round broad-spectrum parasite control with efficacy against heartworm, intestinal parasites, fleas, and ticks.8

Interceptor Plus Protects Against Five Types of Dangerous Worms

Interceptor® Plus (milbemycin oxime/praziquantel) protects against 5 types of dangerous worms in dogs, including heartworm disease. It’s a once-monthly, tasty chew flavored with real chicken that’s approved for dogs and puppies 6 weeks or older and 2 pounds or greater.

How Interceptor Plus Protects

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  • Treats and controls Tapeworms (T. pisiformis, E. multilocularis, E. granulosus and D. caninum)

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    Treats and controls Whipworms (T. vulpis)

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    Treats and controls Hookworms (A. caninum)

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    Prevents Heartworm disease (D. immitis)

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    Treats and controls Roundworms (T. canis, T. leonina)

See How Interceptor Plus Works

Discover how Interceptor Plus can protect your clients.

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Interceptor Plus is indicated for the prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis and for the treatment and control of adult roundworm (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina), adult hookworm(Ancylostoma caninum), adult whipworm (Trichuris vulpis), and adult tapeworm (Taenia pisiformis, Echinococcus multilocularis, Echinococcus granulosus and Dipylidium caninum) infections in dogs and puppies 6 weeks of age or older and 2 pounds of body weight or greater.

Important Safety Information (ISI)

Treatment with fewer than 6 monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention. Prior to administration of Interceptor Plus, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infections. The safety of Interceptor Plus has not been evaluated in dogs used for breeding or in lactating females. The following adverse reactions have been reported in dogs after administration of milbemycin oxime or praziquantel: vomiting, diarrhea, depression/lethargy, ataxia, anorexia, convulsions, weakness, and salivation. For full prescribing information see Interceptor Plus package insert.

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