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Can I use Trifexis Shetland Sheepdog

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Can I use Trifexis for my Shetland Sheepdog
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

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Yes trifexis is safe for your Sheltie. The ingredient we tend to avoid in Shelties is ivermectin and even ivermectin based heartworm prevention has been tested on Shelties and Collies and are found to be safe in the dosages used in heartworm medication

Trifexis contains milbemycin and spinosad not ivermectin...

As with any new medication for Angus, please consult with your veterinarian about any risks but there are no causes for concern with the medication and his breed

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about Angus. How is everything going?
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