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Internal parasite control is the cornerstone of an effective animal health program. The active ingredient in SAFE-GUARD®, fenbendazole, offers strategic deworming solutions for your animals.

SAFE-GUARD works differently than other dewormers because of this active ingredient. It goes straight to the gut, killing the parasites where they live.

Trusted for years as safe and effective1, SAFE-GUARD lives up to its name when it comes to deworming your animals.

Check out our full line of SAFE-GUARD® products and see how they can work for you.

Cattle

Internal parasite control is the cornerstone of an effective animal health program. Powered by fenbendazole, SAFE-GUARD works differently than macrocyclic lactones, which have resistance issues to overuse2. Safe and proven to work fast, they go straight to the gut, killing worms where they live.

Equine

Unique Mode of Action3,4,5 is what makes SAFE-GUARD® so safe for horses, the environment and other species. Find out why this is an effective method for protecting your horse from dangerous internal parasites.

Dogs

The dogs we love are more than our companions, they’re our partners in an outdoor lifestyle. SAFE-GUARD® helps ensure there’s no need to worry about dangerous intestinal parasites getting in the way of enjoying outdoor adventures together.

Goats

Parasite infections in goats can lead to improper digestion, reduced feed intake, weight loss, anemia, and even death. SAFE-GUARD® provides effective treatment and control of dangerous Barber Pole worms and stomach worms.

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REFERENCES 1. Data on file, Merck Animal Health. 2. Bliss, D.H., Ph.D. (2008). Parasite Resistance in US Cattle. The AABP Proceedings, 41,109-113. 3. Lacey E. Mode of Action of Benzimidazoles. Parasitology Today, vol. 6, no. 4, 1990. 4. Kellar QA., Gokbulut C., Muzandu K., Benchaoui H. Fenbendazole Pharmacokinetics, Metabolism, and Potentiation in Horses. Drug Metabolism and Disposition. Vol. 30, No. 11: 1230-1239, 2002. 5. SAFE-GUARD (fenbendazole) Paste 10% equine dewormer product label.

Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.

CATTLE:
RESIDUE WARNINGS: Drench and Paste: Cattle must not be slaughtered within eight days following last treatment. For dairy cattle, the milk discard time is zero hours. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

SAFE-GUARD Mineral and feed through products: Cattle must not be slaughtered within 13 days following last treatment; EN-PRO-AL Molasses Block: 11days; Protein Block: 16 days. For dairy cattle, the milk discard time is zero hours. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal. For complete information, refer to the product label.

EQUINE:
Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. When using SAFE-GUARD® (fenbendazole) Paste 10% or SAFE-GUARD® (fenbendazole) Equi-bits® concomitantly with trichlorfon, refer to the manufacturer’s labels for use and cautions for trichlorfon.

CANINE:
Approximately 1% of dogs had vomiting associated with the use of this product. SAFE-GUARD® Canine Dewormer has no known drug interactions and is an ideal complement to monthly heartworm prevention products, which may not protect against all four major types of intestinal worms.

GOAT:
RESIDUE WARNING: Goats must not be slaughtered for food within six days following last treatment. Because a withdrawal time in milk has not been established, do not use in lactating goats.