Wellness and Vaccination Protocols 2014

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  • December 8, 2014
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DOGS

<16 Weeks of Age:
● Wellness exam
● Microchip
● DA2PP starting at 6 weeks, then every 3 weeks until 16 weeks of age, annually, then
every 3 years. Vaccinate right front.
● Lepto Combo for all breeds starting at 8 weeks, then booster in 3 weeks, then
annually.
● Bordetella starting at 8 weeks, then booster annually.
● Lyme starting at 9 weeks, booster in 3 weeks, then annually. Vaccinate left rear.
● Rabies starting at 12 weeks, booster annually then every 3 years. Vaccinate right rear.
● Fecal annually.
● Deworming ­ Starting as early as 3 weeks of age, once a week for 3 weeks, then
annually.
● Heartworm prevention monthly then 4Dx test at 7 months of age.
● Flea/Tick prevention monthly year round with Frontline or oral Merial product.

>7 Months to <6 Years of Age:
● Wellness exam annually
● Microchip
● DA2PP annually, then every 3 years
● Lepto combo annually for all breeds
● Lyme annually
● Bordetella annually
● Rabies annually, then every 3 years
● Fecal annually
● Deworming annually
● 4Dx annually
● Heartworm prevention monthly year­round
● Flea/Tick prevention monthly year round with Frontline or oral Merial product
● Dental cleaning at 2 years of age, then annually.

>6 Years of Age:
● Wellness exam biannually
● Microchip
● Comprehensive Profile + Urinalysis + T4 annually
● DA2PP annually, then every 3 years
● Lepto combo annually
● Lyme annually
● Bordetella annually● Rabies annually, then every 3 years
● Fecal annually
● Deworming annually
● 4Dx annually
● Heartworm prevention monthly year­round
● Flea/Tick prevention monthly year round with Frontline or oral Merial product
● Dental cleaning annually

CATS

<20 Weeks of Age:
● Wellness exam
● Microchip
● FeLV test all kittens
● PRC starting at 6 weeks, then every 3 weeks until 20 weeks of age, annually, then
every 3 years. Vaccinate distal to right elbow.
● Rabies starting at 12 weeks, booster annually then every 1 years. Vaccinate distal to
right stifle.
● FeLV vaccine starting at 10 weeks, booster in 3 weeks, then annually. Vaccinate distal
to left stifle.
● Fecal annually
● Deworming ­ Starting as early as 3 weeks of age, once a week for 3 weeks.
● Heartworm/Flea prevention monthly ­ Revolution

>20 Weeks to <6 Years of Age:
● Wellness exam annually
● Microchip
● FeLV test at­risk cats ­ go outdoors, or are in contact with cats that go outdoors
regardless of vaccination status
● FeLV vaccine annually
● PRC annually, then every 3 years
● Rabies annually
● Fecal annually
● Deworming annually
● Heartworm/Flea prevention monthly year­round ­ Revolution
● Dental cleaning at 2 years of age, then annually.

>6 Years of Age:
● Wellness exam biannually
● Microchip
● Comprehensive Profile + Urinalysis + T4 annually
● FeLV test at­risk cats ­ go outdoors, or are in contact with cats that go outdoors● FeLV vaccine annually
● PRC annually, then every 3 years
● Rabies annually
● Fecal annually
● Deworming annually
● Heartworm/Flea prevention monthly year­round ­ Revolution
● Dental cleaning annually

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FERRETS

>3 Months of Age:
● Rabies Vaccine annually
● Distemper Vaccine annually
● Pre­Med with diphenhydramine IM with a 15 minute waiting period post vaccination
● Give vaccines 3 weeks apart, no more than one at a time