A knockoff of Heartgard Plus heartworm preventive being sold online could be ineffective, expired, diluted or completely fake, and people who give it to their pets might be putting them in danger, says Susan Bach, a regional director with the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin. Genuine Heartgard is regulated by the FDA and requires a veterinarian's prescription for purchase in the US.
Sign up for Animal Health SmartBrief
News for animal health professionals
Get the intelligence you need: news and information that is changing your industry today, hand-curated by our professional editors from thousands of sources and delivered straight to your inbox.