First Set (6-8 weeks old) – DA2PP
Second Set (10-12 weeks old) – DA2PP | Lepto | Corona | Lyme | Bordetella
Third Set (14-16 weeks old) – DA2PP | Lepto | Corona | Lyme | Bordetella | Rabies
After the third set of vaccinations the puppy is vaccinated for 1 year. Annual vaccination is required to ensure up to date protection.
WHAT ARE THE VACCINES FOR?
Distemper – Potentially fatal virus transmitted by body fluids. It affects the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts, spinal cord and brain. Some symptoms might be lethargy, high fever, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite and labored breathing.
Adenovirus 1 – Infectious canine hepatitis.
Adenovirus 2 – Potential cause of kennel cough.
Parvovirus – Highly contagious, potentially fatal virus spread by direct or indirect contact with feces of infected animals. Some symptoms might be lethargy, loss of appetite, bloody, smelly diarrhea and vomiting.
Parainfluenza – Highly contagious airborn viral disease causing mild respiratory tract infection. Some symptoms might be cough, fever, nasal discharge and lethargy.
Coronavirus – Highly contagious intestinal disease spread through contact with feces of infected animals. Some symptoms might be nasal discharge, fever and cough.
Leptospirosis – Transmitted by animal urine (rodents/wildlife) or water or soil contaminated with animal urine. Bacteria enter through the skin and into the bloodstream causing fever and bacterial infection. Zoonotic!
Bordetella – Highly contagious virus transmitted through the air by other dogs with kennel cough. Upper respiratory infection – tracheobronchitis.
Lyme – Transmitted by ticks. Symptoms may be recurrent lameness due to joint inflammation, anorexia and depression. Zoonotic!
Rabies – DEADLY disease spread through the saliva of an infected animal usually by a bite. Some symptoms may be fever, nausea, vomiting, agitation, confusion, excessive salivation and insomnia. Zoonotic!
DEWORMING YOUR PUPPY
Puppies should be dewormed every 2 weeks from the time they are 4 weeks old until they are 8 weeks old. Once they are 8 weeks old they should be dewormed once a month until they are 6 months old.
FLEA CONTROL FOR YOUR PUPPY
Puppies can be treated for fleas as early as 6 weeks old. Please contact us for information on the different types of flea control available for your puppy!