DOG VACCINATIONS & PREVENTATIVE CARE


"Our recommended protocols"

 

PUPPY

  • DA2PP(L) boosters every 3 to 4 weeks until 16 weeks of age, starting at approximately 8 weeks of age (2 to 4 total boosters)
  • Additional parvo boosterat 20 weeks for Rott, Dobe, Lab (at risk breeds)
  • Rabies vaccine at 3 to 4 months of age (good for 1 year)
  • Heartworm preventionstarting at approximately 3 months of age for all mosquito-exposed puppies
  • Bordetella vaccine every 6 months if boarded/groomed/group trained/frequent dog parks
  • Lyme vaccine boosters (series of 2, 3 to 4 weeks apart) for at risk puppies.
  • Flu vaccine if boarded/groomed/group trained and required by the boarding/grooming/training facility
  • Fecal evaluation for parasites
  • Spay/neuter at about 6 months of age
  • Preanesthetic bloodwork for procedures
  • Flea/tick preventative as indicated for fleas/ticks

ADULT DOG

  • Twice-yearly physical exam
  • DA2PP(L) yearly for about 3 years, then given every 3 years (leptospirosis booster given annually)
  • Annual Heartworm/Lyme/Ehrlichia/Anaplasmosis blood test
  • Monthly heartworm preventative for all mosquito-exposed dogs
  • Rabies vaccine every 3 years
  • Bordetella vaccine every 6 months if boarded/groomed/group trained/frequent dog parks
  • Lyme vaccine annually for at risk dogs
  • Flu vaccine annually for at risk dogs
  • Fecal evaluation for parasites annually
  • Flea/tick preventative for all exposed dogs
  • Dental care/evaluation for handscale/prophylactic cleaning as appropriate
  • Annual bloodwork for dogs >7 years of age
  • Preanesthetic bloodwork for procedures

 

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