The recommended dose rates are: 15 mg/kg bodyweight febantel, 14.4 mg/kg
pyrantel and 5 mg/kg praziquantel. This
is equivalent to 1 tablet per 10 kg (22 lbs) bodyweight.
It is important to follow the treatment recommendations
as presented here. Do not deviate from the recommendations without the advice
of your veterinary surgeon.
- Puppies and Small Dogs:
- 3-5 kg bodyweight = 1/2 tablet
- >5-10 kg bodyweight =1 tablet
- Medium Dogs:
- >10-15 kg bodyweight = 1 1/2 tablets
- >15-20 kg bodyweight = 2 tablets
- >20-25 kg bodyweight = 2 1/2 tablets
- >25-30 kg bodyweight = 3 tablets
- Large Dogs:
- >30-35 kg bodyweight = 3 1/2 tablets
- >35-40 kg bodyweight = 4 tablets
For oral administration, the tablets can be given to the
dog or disguised in food. No starvation
is needed before, or after, treatment.
should be treated at 2 weeks of age and every 2 weeks until 12 weeks of
age. Thereafter they should be treated
at 3 month intervals. It is advisable to
treat the bitch at the same time as the puppies. Not for use in dogs
weighting less than 3 kg.
For the control of Toxocara,
nursing bitches should be dosed 2 weeks after giving birth and every two weeks
For routine worm control adult dogs should be treated
every 3 months.
For routine treatment a single dose is recommended.
In case of suspected heavy roundworm infestation, please
contact your veterinary surgeon for diagnosis and treatment recommendation.