Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism. The daily dose for Safe-Guard 4 Canine is 50 mg/kg )22.7 mg/lb) of body weight. You should weigh your dog to make sure you are using the right dose; i.e., correct gram amount and appropriate number of pouches. Your dog must be treated with the following dose for 3 days in a row. Dog Weight: 10 lbs: Pouch Size (Daily Dose): 1 gram. 11 to 20 lbs: 2 gram. 21 to 30 lbs (Combine Pouches to Recommend Daily Dosage): 1 gram + 2 gram. 31 to 40 lbs: 4 gram. 41 to 50 lbs (Combine Pouches to Recommend Daily Dosage): 1 gram + 4 gram. 51 to 60 lbs (Combine Pouches to Recommend Daily Dosage): 2 gram + 4 gram. 61 to 80 lbs (Combine Pouches to Recommended Daily Dosage): Two 4 gram. Over 80 lbs: Combine pouches to recommended daily dosage. Mix daily dose with a small amount of the usual food. Make sure your dog eats all the medicated food. You may need to moisten dry dog food to aid mixing. Repeat the dose for 3 days in a row. Recommended Deworming Schedule: Schedule may vary depending on the climate where you live and the activity of your dog. The following schedule should be used as a general guideline. Weaned pups (6-8 weeks of age) should be dewormed at 6, 8, 10 and 12 weeks of age. Treat the dam at the same time as the puppies. Dogs over 6 months of age should be dewormed at least twice each year. Diagnosis of Parasites: Consult your veterinarian for help in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism. Specific diagnoses require laboratory testing. Dogs can become infected with several different kinds of tapeworms. Safe-Guard 4 Canine only kills Taenia species of tapeworms. If you continue to see tapeworm segments in your dog's stool after treatment with Safe-Guard Canine, consult your veterinarian. Roundworms and hookworms may pose serious human health risks; regular deworming may help reduce those risks. Product Use: Safe-Guard 4 Canine is safe for use in puppies 6 weeks or older and adult dogs, including pregnant bitches. Do not deworm a dog or puppy that is sick. Consult your veterinarian for diagnosis of the illness. Adverse Reactions: In US clinical studies, 3 of 240 dogs (about 1% of the treated dogs) had vomiting associated with the use of the product. Storage: Store at controlled temperature 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C).