East Lincoln Animal Hospital

7555 Highway 73 East
Denver, NC 28037



Puppy Vaccination Schedule

6-9 weeks          Physical examination
                            DA2PP #1
                            Fecal and deworming
                            Start Heartworm prevention/flea/tick control

10-13 weeks       Physical examination
                            DA2PP #2
                            Leptospirosis #1
                            Rabies 1 year
                            Fecal and deworming
                            Continue heartworm prevention/flea/tick control

14-17 weeks        Physical examination
                            DA2PP #3
                            Leptospirosis #2
                            Bordatella intranasal and Influenza vaccine if needed (requires a booster)
                            Fecal and deworming
                            Continue heartworm prevention/flea/tick control

16-20 weeks       Those puppies that started their vaccination series at 6-8 weeks and should
                        have the last vaccine between 16 and 20 weeks of age ; therefore requiring
                        a DA2PP #4.


DA2PP = Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus vaccine.
See bottom of page for links to information on specific diseases.

Dog Vaccination Schedule

1 year             Physical examination
                        DA2PP vaccination
                        Rabies vaccination (good for 3 years)
                        Bordatella and Influenza if needed
                        Leptospirosis vaccination
                        Fecal test
                        Heartworm test/wellness profile
                        Flea/Tick Prevention
                        Heartworm prevention

2-8 years         Physical examination yearly
                        DA2PP vaccination every 1 to 3 years (depending on exposure)
                        Rabies vaccination every 3 years (if on schedule)
                              Leptospirosis vaccine
                        Bordatella and Influenza if needed
                        Fecal test
                        Heartworm test/wellness profile
                        Flea/Tick Prevention
                        Heartworm prevention

8 + years         As above. Consider geriatric blood profile and urinalysis yearly to screen for
                    aging diseases (such as cushings, diabetes, hypothyroidism,
                    kidney and liver disease).
Since large breeds of dogs age faster, these tests may be recommended earlier
                         for large breeds such as Dobermans, Great Danes, Greyhounds, Labradors,
                         Shepherds, and Mastiffs.

Disease information:

Bordatella (kennel cough)

Canine Influenza (H3N8 and H3N2)








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