Vaccine Schedule

Kittens

  • 6 weeks – Combo Test for Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, Distemper (FVRCP), fecal exam, deworming***
  • 9 weeks – Distemper, 2nd deworming*** and consider flea control/ heartworm preventative
  • 12 weeks – Distemper, Feline Leukemia (FELV)
  • 16 weeks – Distemper, Feline Leukemia (FELV) #2, 1-year feline Rabies**, fecal exam
  • Annually – Distemper, Feline Leukemia (FELV), 1-year Feline Rabies, fecal exam, continue flea control/ heartworm preventative

Puppies

  • 6 weeks – Distemper, Parvo, deworming***, fecal exam, and start flea control and heartworm preventative
  • 9 weeks – Distemper, Parvo, Bordetella Nasal (Kennel Cough), 2nd deworming***
  • 12 weeks – Distemper, Parvo, Lepto*, Bordetella Inj. (Kennel Cough)
  • 16 weeks – Distemper, Parvo, Lepto*, 1-year Rabies**, fecal flotation
  • Annually – Distemper, Parvo, Lepto*, 1- or 3-year Rabies**, Bordetella Inj. (Kennel Cough), fecal exam, heartworm test, and continue heartworm preventative and flea control
  • Also available for dogs is a Lyme disease vaccine, which is transmitted by ticks. It can be started at 9 weeks of age and needs a booster in 3 weeks then annually.
  • We recommend heartworm preventative year round
  • *Lepto may be left out of the protocol for some dogs due to higher risk of reaction
    This is up to your doctors discretion.

** 1-year Rabies vaccine must be given at 16 weeks. 3-year rabies may be started at 1 year of age for dogs.  We only have a 1 year rabies vaccine for cats.

***WE ALWAYS DO TWO DEWORMINGS 3 weeks apart – NO MATTER HOW MANY HAVE BEEN GIVEN PRIOR TO THEIR FIRST VISIT TO OUR CLINIC.  Your doctor will decide on proper deworming treatment for each pet.

NOTE: All boosters are given every 3-4 weeks until 16 weeks of age. Schedule adjusts according to pets’ age when vaccinations are started. Vaccines may be split by a few days if the pet has previously had a vaccine reaction

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