What You Should Know Before Bringing Your Pet In For Vaccinations:

  • Appointments are recommended.
  • Payment is due at the time of service (no exceptions).  We accept credit, debit, and cash.
  • Notify the staff at check-in if your pet has had an allergic reaction to a vaccine.
  • For safety purposes, animals are to be under control at all times.

      Cat owners: Please bring your cat in a carrier.
      Dog owners: Please have your dog on a leash when you enter the building.

Dogs
Rabies: Can be given as early as 12 weeks, and required by16 weeks.  Given annually.
Bordetella: Given every 6-12 months to prevent kennel cough while boarding, grooming or in close         contact with other dogs.
Distemper/Parvo (DHPP): Puppies are started off with a first dose between 6-8 weeks, and require additional boosters every 3-4 weeks until at least 16 weeks (20 in some breeds).  Booster one year after the last puppy vaccination, then yearly.
Heartworm prevention: Should be started at 8 weeks, and then must be given monthly.  Make sure to check your puppy’s weight as he/she grows, so you are giving the right size.
Heartworm Test: Can be done at 6 months, unless already on preventative.  Required yearly.  If off preventative for more than 6 months, test and begin preventative then retest in 6 months.
Deworming (hooks, rounds, whips): Given as early as 3 weeks, then at 6 weeks, 9 weeks, and 12 weeks.
Flea Prevention: Can be started at 8 weeks and is then given every month.

Cats
Rabies: Can be given as early as 12 weeks, and required by16 weeks.  Given annually.
FVRCP: Kittens are started off with a first dose between 6-8 weeks, and require additional boosters every 3-4 weeks until at least 16 weeks.  Booster one year after the last kitten vaccination, then yearly.
Combo test (FeLV/FIV): Can be given at 8 wks.  It is required before a leukemia shot can be given.
Leukemia shot: Given yearly to cats that go outdoors, or to those cats living in a family where any of the other cats go outdoors.  The earliest it can be given is at 8 wks, after your kitten is tested. A second vaccination is required in 3-4 weeks for it to be the most effective.  The cat is boostered yearly.
Deworming (hooks and rounds): Can be given at 3 weeks, then at 6 weeks, 9 weeks, and 12 weeks.
Flea Prevention: Can be started at 8 weeks and is then given every month.