puppy vaccination schedule

puppy vaccination schedule

puppy vaccination

puppy vaccination 


we recommend the following schedule of vaccinations and wormings for your new puppy. With these vaccinations, your pet will also receive a complete physical exam by the doctor. all puppies need a series of vaccinations to keep them protected from these various viruses!

First Visit
Approx. 6 - 7 weeks of age
• Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus (DHPP) vaccine

• Intestinal Parasites Examination (worms) - please submit fresh stool sample (We only need 1 teaspoonful)

• Deworming medication

Second Visit
Approx. 9 - 10 weeks of age
• Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus (DHPP) vaccine.
• Intestinal Parasites Examination
• A second dose of worm medication
• Start heartworm and flea/tick prevention
• Lyme Disease, Leptospirosis or Bordetella Vaccination #1 (Optional*)

Third Visit
Approx. 12 - 13weeks of age
• Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus (DHPP) vaccine.
• A second dose of heartworm and flea/tick preventative.
• Lyme Disease, Leptospirosis or Bordetella Vaccination #2 (Optional*)

Fourth Visit
Approx. 16 weeks of age
• Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus (DHPP) vaccine.
• Rabies vaccination - Please ask us for help in obtaining a Jefferson County License for your pet!
• Final intestinal parasite examination
• Dispense 6 or 12 month supply of heartworm/flea/tick preventative (If applicable to your puppy’s growth)

Fifth Visit
(For breeds at higher risk)
Approx.18 - 19 weeks
• Parvo vaccine only (Strongly recommended for Rottweiler's, Pitbull’s, Dobermans, Labradors and mixes thereof.)

*We recommend the Bordetella (Kennel Cough) vaccine for any dog that will be visiting the groomer, boarding the facility, the park... when they may come into contact with other dogs. For best results, Bordetella vaccinations should be administered every 6 months.

We recommend the Lyme Disease vaccination if the pet has exposure to ticks. This is a yearly vaccination in Spring.

We recommend the Leptospirosis vaccination if the pet has exposure to wildlife (Camping, hiking, large wooded areas). This is a yearly vaccination.

- A nurse exam may be required for booster vaccinations.


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