CANINE PUPPY/ADULT VACCINATION & HEALTH CARE OUTLINE
In order to provide lifelong immunity against diseases that are most dangerous to your pet, young canines need a series of vaccinations (boosters) to build protective immunity. Once adulthood is reached; boosters are required to maintain adequate protection.
6-8 Weeks of age:
8-12 Weeks of age:
12-14 Weeks of age:
16-18 Weeks of age:
- Distemper/Parainfluenza/Hepatitis/Parvo (given 1 year later after puppy series, then every 3 years as an adult. If vaccine is given first time as an adult a 1 year booster is required).
- Bordetella (yearly)
- Rabies (given 1 year after first time rabies vaccination then every 2 years)
- Complete Physical exams are performed at each visit to ensure your pet is in optimum body condition and health prior to receiving vaccinations.
- Heartworm Prevention during the mosquito season or when travelling south is highly recommended.
- Prevention of intestinal parasites is recommended year round.
- An annual fecal exam should be performed to ensure your pet is parasite free.
- Spaying/Neutering can have many health benefits for your pet. Uterine infections, ovarian tumors/cysts and mammary tumors in female dogs are greatly reduced. Testicular tumors, prostatic abscesses and tumors, perianal tumors and many behavioral problems in male dogs can be greatly reduced by neutering.