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Hello! I hope somebody can answer my question. A friend of mine told me an old country vet taught her that you can just put a little bit on you finger and worn your dog. Please dont judge-normally i would just take my dogs to the vet & get drontal but $ is really tight right now. My dogs are a 140lb rott/bull mastiff and 85 lab/bull mastiff. I just wanted to know if their was a cheaper was to treat these tape worms and the proper dosage. Thank you and god bless
 

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I used it for cats and dogs. If you can figure out the weight dose great. I used a pea size for cats. Teaspoon size for a lab. I didnt kill any of them if that helps.
 

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Hello! I hope somebody can answer my question. A friend of mine told me an old country vet taught her that you can just put a little bit on you finger and worn your dog. Please dont judge-normally i would just take my dogs to the vet & get drontal but $ is really tight right now. My dogs are a 140lb rott/bull mastiff and 85 lab/bull mastiff. I just wanted to know if their was a cheaper was to treat these tape worms and the proper dosage. Thank you and god bless
Hi Zivva,
I know many who use it for animals and people too. I am no help with the dose, though. I looked online. I remember I struggled a bit to do the math, but it was soo much cheaper to medicate this way.
Tammy
 

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Ivermectin horse paste is even expensive. I just put a couple drops of the injectable on a piece of meat. Ivermectin is ivermectin.

Some worms are not susceptible to ivermectin however, like C.ovis, and for them Biltricide is the best option. It's the same product as drontal but can be acquired much cheaper at a human pharmacy, if you can get someone (like a vet) to write a prescription.
 

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I don't use the paste. I use the liquid. 1/10 of a cc for every 10lbs. of body weight once a month. Use the 1% solution. I suck it out with a needle and syringe and squirt it down their throats without the needle. Do not use on collies and some herding dogs. I have been using Ivermectin for over 25 years. 50cc's at Tractor Supply is around $40. 50cc's will last a long time for a couple of dogs!!
 

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Ivomec won't kill tapeworms.
You can use 10% Safeguard (same thing as Panacur)

Give 1 ML/5lbs on three consecutive days.
 

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Can you use ivermectin as a heartworm preventative as well? I could have the wrong meds, but I had read/heard of one of the dewormers for livestock could be used as heartworm prevention also.
 

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Ivomec won't kill tapeworms.
It will kill most others, including Heart Worms.
If you want to treat Heart Worms only, the 0.10 cc total is enough.
The 0.10 cc per 10 lbs is to treat Roundworms.
 
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