We recommend the following vaccine schedule:

Dogs :    P- Parvo, D- Distemper, A- Adenovirus (hepatitis), P- Parainfluenza, L- Leptospirosis, R- Rabies

6-7 weeks    DAPP or Ultra DAP

8-11 weeks  DAPP or DAP (under 10 pounds)

12 weeks      DAPP(L)

16 weeks      R  

If puppy or dog should start the vaccince series after 7 weeks of age they should have at least 2 DAPP(L)/DAP vaccines with at least one being after 12 weeks of age.

KCV (Bordatella)  If boarding or around alot of other dogs at dog shows, the park, or grooming.

Repeat vaccines annually.  North Carolina law states that first rabies is issued for 1 year and vaccines following the first one are repeated every 3 years.

Other dog vaccines are available but we are not recommending them at this time include Lyme, Corona, Influenza vaccines.  Contact us if you have any questions regarding these vaccines. 



Cats:    R- Rabies, FELV- Feline Leukemia, FVRCP- Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calici, Panleukopenia

6 weeks     FVRCP

9 weeks     FVRCP, FELV

12 weeks   FVRCP, FELV

16 weeks   R

If kitten or cat should start the vaccince series after 7 weeks of age they should have at least 2 fvrcp and felv vaccines with at least one being after 12 weeks of age to protect it for a year.

All adult cats and kittens must be pretested for feline leukemia prior to vaccines. After boosters repeat vaccines yearly.

Rabies in cats is same as dogs, first vaccine is good for one year, subsequent vaccines last for 3 years in the state of North Carolina.

Other cat vaccines available but not recommended here at this time are FIP feline infectious peritonitis, and KCV kennel cough vaccine.

Alan Anton DVM                                                                                     #ff732e

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