parasite prevention for dogs
parasite prevention for dogs

Protect the ones you love

We love our dogs, but unfortunately, so do parasites! Keep them protected from common and important parasites with the NexGard range. Make it easy with NexGard SPECTRA®, the most complete protection from fleas, ticks, mites, heartworm and intestinal worms in a tasty monthly chew. Or tailor protection to suit you and your dog with NexGard®, HeartGard30® PLUS or ParaGard®.

They're small and hard to find.
Know the parasites you need to protect against.
Intestinal worms
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Protection inside and out

Fleas, ticks and mites are external parasites. Heartworm and intestinal worms are internal parasites. They can all cause disease - that’s why you need to keep your dog protected inside and out.

parasite prevention for dogs
External parasites

Fleas, ticks and mites hide in a dog's fur or live on or in their skin

  • Flea infestation can cause intense itching and discomfort

  • Fleas can result in flea allergy dermatitis and anaemia

  • Fleas can transmit infectious diseases

  • A single paralysis tick can be deadly if left untreated

  • Mite infestation can cause severe skin or ear irritation

parasite prevention for dogs
Internal parasites

Worms can live inside dogs’ intestines and even their heart

  • Heartworm disease is serious and can be fatal

  • Heartworm can cause severe lung and heart damage

  • Intestinal worms are spread via dog faeces

  • Common worms include roundworms, whipworms, hookworms and tapeworm

  • Worm infestation can lead to malnutrition and anaemia

  • Some intestinal worms may infest humans too

Find your protection

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