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Drontal Plus Worming Bone Tablets for Dogs and Puppies (3kg+) - 1 Tablet By Dronta

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Drontal® Film-Coated Worming Tablet Key Features

  • Fast acting
  • Highly effective
  • Kills every type of intestinal worm commonly found in UK dogs
  • Tasty beef flavour formulation
  • Suitable for puppies from 2kgs and adult dogs


    Worms breed and thrive inside your dog, sometimes causing lethargy, diarrhoea, vomiting and weight loss, but sometimes causing no obvious outward signs.

    You may not even know your dog has worms, so how do you protect your furry friend?

    Drontal Dog Tasty Bone tablets work fast to kill all types of intestinal worms commonly found in UK dogs, giving you peace of mind that you are helping to protect your dog from these unwanted visitors.

    Treat your dog at least every 3 months to help them lead a happy and healthy life.

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How can I tell if my dog or cat has worms?

In the early stages of infection, it's very difficult, and in many cases you simply will not know as the worms remain hidden inside your pet’s gut. Mature Tapeworms start shedding egg-filled segments, which irritate the pet's bottom as they wriggle out of the anus (and may be seen as what look like ‘grains of rice’) In dogs, this causes the classic symptom of Tapeworm infection -- 'scooting', or dragging the bottom along the ground. Apart from this, there are few definite signs, but these may include vomiting, diarrhoea, a dull, lifeless coat, a loss of appetite, lack of energy, and, especially in puppies and kittens, a pot-bellied appearance.

Why do I have to worm my pet?

There are several reasons for regular worming: Routine worming helps to ensure the well-being of your pet. It may be necessary to treat clinical disease arising from the presence of worms. Regular treatment reduces environmental contamination. Public health considerations.

Which wormer should I use?

Bayer Animal Health offers a whole range of small animal wormers. Drontal® Plus Flavour Bone Shape (for dogs) and Drontal® Cat tablets kill every type of intestinal worm commonly found in UK dogs and cats. Drontal® Oral Suspension for Puppies is available for use in puppies and young dogs, up to 1 year old. This product will control Roundworms, Whipworms and Hookworms, and is available as an easy to use liquid. Most young puppies should not need to be treated for Tapeworms, making Drontal® Oral Suspension for Puppies a very suitable choice. Should a puppy need Tapeworm treatment however, or if tablets are preferred, then Drontal® Plus Flavour Bone Shape is licensed for use in puppies from 2 weeks old. Should you need to specifically treat for Tapeworms, Droncit Tablets are licensed for use in both dogs and cats. In addition Droncit Spot-on, is available as an easy to use spot-on treatment for cats.

How often should I worm my dog/cat with Drontal®?

It is advised that an adult dog or cat should be treated for worms at least four times a year. There may be specific instances however where more frequent worming treatment is desirable. These would include: worming of puppies and kittens; cats that hunt and eat mice; dogs and cats experiencing repeated flea problems.

What types of worm do Drontal® wormers kill?

Drontal® is the wormer that kills every type of intestinal worm commonly found in UK dogs and cats. (Roundworms, Hookworms, Whipworms, and Tapeworms)

At what age should I start worming my puppy/kitten with Drontal®?

It is common for puppies to be born with worm larvae already present, having been exposed to them while still in the bitch's womb. It is advisable, therefore, to start a worming programme at 2 weeks of age, and to continue worming once a fortnight until 12 weeks old. It is also advisable to treat the bitch at the same time as the pups. Once a pup reaches 12 weeks of age, it should then be treated at least every 3 months.

Why is it necessary to clear up my dog's mess?

A single mature dog Roundworm (Toxocara canis) can produce 80,000 eggs a day, which are excreted with the dog's poo. If you don't clear it up, all of those eggs will remain in the environment, to infect other dogs and possibly children too.

My pet isn't showing any signs of infection - why should I worm him?

The point is that by the time symptoms are obvious your pet is already suffering. What's more, your pet will be spreading infection in the environment. For both reasons, it's much better to worm your pet routinely, at least every three months.

Please note: This is an NFA-VPS product, please fill in your pet details at the checkout so our veterinary medicines manager can approve use and avoid the order being delayed.

*This information is regarding mode of action and is not intended to imply fleas can be completely stopped from biting.

Use Medicine Responsibly: Drontal® XL Flavour/Drontal® Tasty Bone contains praziquantel and pyrantel embonate [NFA-VPS].

Further information from the datasheet at www.drontal.com or on request.

® Registered trademark of Bayer AG. Bayer plc, 400 South Oak Way, Green Park, Reading, RG2 6AD. Tel: 0118 206 3000.

A pale brown to brown, bone shaped tablet scored on both sides for oral administration to dogs. Available in a beef flavour. The tablet can be divided into equal halves - 

For the control of the following roundworms and tapeworms in dogs and puppies :

Ascarids : Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina (adult and late immature forms)
Hookworms : Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma caninum (adults)
Whipworms : Trichuris vulpis (adults)
Tapeworms : Echinococcus spp. Taenia spp. and Dipylidium caninum (adult and immature forms)

In this fixed combination product pyrantel and febantel act synergistically against all relevant nematodes (ascarids, hookworms and whipworms) in dogs. In particular, the activity spectrum covers Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma caninum and Trichuris vulpis. Pyrantel acts as a cholinergic agonist. Its mode of action is to induce spastic paralysis and thereby allow removal from the gastro-intestinal (GI) system by peristalsis. The parasite dies upon exhaustion of its energy reserves, which occurs 2-3 days later.


  • Do not use simultaneously with piperazine compounds. Consult a veterinary surgeon before treating pregnant animals for roundworms (see also Section 4.3 above). The tablets may be used during lactation (see Section 4.8 below). Do not exceed the stated dosage when treating pregnant bitches. Not for use in dogs weighing less than 3 kg.
  • Fleas serve as intermediate hosts for one common type of tapeworm - Dipylidium caninum.  Tapeworm infestation is certain to re-occur unless control of intermediate hosts such as fleas, mice etc. is undertaken.
  • In the interests of good hygiene, persons administering the tablets directly to a cat, or by adding them to the cat’s food, should wash their hands afterwards.

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 bodyweight

Puppies and Small Dogs: 
3-5 kg bodyweight = ½ tablet
6-10 kg bodyweight 1 tablet

Medium Dogs: 
11-15 kg bodyweight = 1 ½ tablets
16-20 kg bodyweight = 2 tablets
21-25 kg bodyweight = 2 ½ tablets
26-30 kg bodyweight = 3 tablets

Large Dogs: 
31-35 kg bodyweight = 3 ½ tablets
36-40 kg bodyweight = 4 tablets

Oral administration, the tablet(s) can be given directly to the dog or disguised in food. No need for starvation before or after treatment.

Puppies 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 weighing less than 3 kg.

For the control of Toxocara, nursing bitches should be dosed 2 weeks after giving birth and every 2 weeks until weaning.

For routine control adult dogs should be treated every 3 months. In the event of a heavy roundworm infestation, a repeat dose should be given after 14 days.


  • Do not store above 25°C.
  • Do not remove tablets from strip packaging until required for use. 
  • Any part used tablets should be discarded.
  • Any unused veterinary medicinal products or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Good price

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I have only ever used these and had no bother

Excellent product!

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I’ve used Drontal from 8weeks to 13yrs on my GSD. Now from 8weeks to 5yrs on my YT.
<br>Never had a problem with any side effects & my dogs have never suffered with worms or othere unwanted parasites.
<br>Brilliant service from start to finish with petshop.co.uk thank you!

Drontal worming tablet

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As I'm sure we have all tried to give our babies worming tablets hiding them in food or crushing them in water without success both my Yorkie and jack Russell are great at removing the tablet from the food so I tried drontal worming tablets small and bone shaped I just put the tablet in front of them and hey presto they both ate it wow drontal isn't the dearest but they work and are easy to swallow so George tells me haha so it's drontal for me and my babies


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An Elven name for Orcs, this 'tasty' tablets is so bad that we can hardly get our bitch to swallow it even wrapped in cheese. Defo a point lost on delivery, then, but as I assume it does the job (once in) at a reasonable price, I'm inclined to go for 4 stars. Through great tribulation we inherit the kingdom:)

Drontal worming Tablets

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I have used Drontal worming tablets for my dogs for years they do not have any unpleasant side effects for owners to deal with and are much cheaper than those sold by vets,but do the same job.

Drontal worming tablets

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Cheaper than going to the vets and such a quick delivery brilliant

Worming the puppies

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Order arrived quickly and on time. Puppies took the pills without any problems. Very pleased.

worming tablet

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just the job when dog needs worming, very easy to give to pets

great for my dogs

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great price great products thank you

Dog worming

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Cheap & easy to give also set up a 12 week repeat delivery so can't forget, no hassle & protected dogs 😊

Drontal plus worming Bone tablets for dogs

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Very good value as I have two working dogs to treat. Ordering was simple and tablets arrived quickly by Royal mail.I have used these tablets many times before and have found them very effective.

Good value

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Good value worming tablets. Will be ordering again. Thank you.

Great product, great price

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This worming tablet is very easy to administer as it breaks in half. One of my dogs will just eat the tablet, the other I have to pop it down his throat as he will not be fooled with hiding it in a tasty treat. As the tablet has a scored breaking point, it is easier for me to give to my dog in two halves.

Frontal Plus Dog Wormers

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I can t review this product only the service. I have not received my order and it was promised between 3-5 days. Still not here! I have had to buy else where. Disappointing.

Glad I bought it

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The tablets were taken without any fuss and did not have any adverse reaction that I could see( I have previously had one of my dogs vomit after using another brand). I will be treating the dogs again in a few months and hope that the result will be the same.

Good product for a great price!

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Best price I have found on the internet, about half the price I pay at the vets and very fast and cheap delivery too!

Good product for a great price!

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Best price I have found on the internet, about half the price I pay at the vets and very fast and cheap delivery too!

Hard to please dogs

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My dogs are fussy but they will take these bones, especially is wrapped in a small piece of ham!!

Brilliant buy

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Fraction of the cost quoted by vet. Polite staff, speedy service. Would definitely use again 10/10. Thank you. Product does exactly what it says easy to administer

Drontal Tasty Bone Wormers

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Excellent product and so easy to administer, my dogs just eat them like treats.
<br>I love the bottomless bowl method of reordering it makes it hard to forget that worming is due.

Effective and works

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I have used this product on our dog for years. He tolerates it well and has never had any tummy upsets etc so will definitely continue using it.

Good product

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I am a new pet owner and it can seem confusing when faced with all the choice of products. My dog eats these happily and we have had no issues so far with worms.

Great product

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Really happy with this product, easy to order, very fast delivery. As with most puppy’s they eat everything other that what we want them to, but he ate it eventually!!

Drontal tabs

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Very good wormer and prompt delivery.

Drontal plus worming tablet

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fast delivery and tablet was very effective