Vaccination Protocols

Vaccination Protocols for Puppies and Kittens

We provide routine core vaccinations for puppies and kittens.

Puppies receive a DHPP (Distemper/Hepatitis/Parainfluenza/Parvo Virus) vaccination every 3-4 weeks from 9 weeks of age to 16 weeks of age.  Weeks 12 and 16 are the most critical age for receiving this vaccination.  A 1-year rabies vaccination is received at 16 weeks of age.

Kittens receive an RCP (Rhinotracheitis/Calici/Panleukopenia) vaccination every 3-4 weeks from 9 weeks of age to 16 weeks of age.  A 1-year rabies vaccination is received at 16 weeks of age.

Vaccination Protocols for Dogs and Cats

At 1 year of age,dogs receive a 2-year DHPP (Distemper/Hepatitis/Parainfluenza/Parvo Virus) vaccination and a 3-year rabies vaccination.  Each subsequent DHPP and rabies vaccination lasts 3 years.

At 1 year of age, cats receive a 2-year RCP (Rhinotracheitis/Calici/Panleukopenia) vaccination and a 1-year, non-adjuvanted rabies vaccination.  Each subsequent RCP vaccination lasts 3 years.  Each subsequent rabies vaccination lasts 1 year.

Other Vaccinations

Other vaccinations may be recommended depending on your pet’s lifestyle and exposure potential.

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