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Vital Preventive Care - Puppy/Kitten Pet Wellness - For Puppies and Kitten Up to 1 Year of Age

Having a new puppy or kitten is very exciting! Puppies and kittens have special health care needs in the first few months of their lives, and we have developed a comprehensive wellness schedule to meet these needs. 


Puppies

Age 6–8 weeks
Complete physical examination
Initial DHPP vaccine (distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza, and parvovirus)
Oral deworming and consultation on intestinal parasite control
First application of topical flea and tick control
Discussion of health and socialization recommendations

Age 12 weeks
Physical examination
DHPP 2nd booster
Initial leptospirosis vaccine if indicated
Bordetella vaccine for kennel cough (optional)
Fecal testing (please bring a sample less than 6 hours old)
Initial dose of heartworm prevention
Consultation on the prevention of heartworm disease
Discussion of health and development

Age 16 weeks
Physical examination
DHPP 3rd booster
Leptospirosis 2nd booster
Bordetella 2nd booster
Rabies vaccine, rabies tag, certificate, and licensing information
Discussion of health and development
Next vaccines due 1 year later.

Age 20–24 weeks
Microchip identification
Surgical spay for female puppies
Surgical neuter for male puppies

Kittens

Age 6–8 weeks
Complete physical examination
Felv/FIV test (leukemia, and feline imuno-deficiency virus test)
Initial FVRCP vaccine (feline viral rhinotracheitis, calici, panleukopenia)
Oral deworming and consultation on intestinal parasite control
Initial application of topical flea and tick control
Discussion of health and socialization recommendations

Age 12 weeks
Physical examination
FVRCP 2nd booster
Initial leukemia (Felv) vaccine
Fecal testing (please bring a sample less than 6 hours old)
Consultation on the prevention of heartworm disease
Discussion of health and development

Age 16 weeks
Physical examination
Rabies vaccine, tag, and certificate
FVRCP 3rd booster
Felv 2nd booster
Discussion of health and development
Next vaccines due 1 year later

Age 20 weeks
Microchip identification
Surgical spay for female kittens
Surgical neuter for male kittens

Starting your puppy or kitten off with preventive measures allows our skilled staff to monitor and prevent illness and disease from an early age.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2015