VACCINATIONS- Puppy vaccine series protects against Canine Distemper, Canine Hepatitis, Lepotspirosis, Adenovirus Parainfluenze, Parvovirus, and Coronavirus (DHLPAP-C vaccination). Usually given at 6, 9, 12, and 16 weeks. A DHLPAP-C booster is given one year later.
RABIES- Vaccination is given with the last DHLPP2-C. The first rabies vaccination provides immunity for one year. Subsequent vaccines protect for three years. Rabies vaccine is required by law and needed for licensing. The State laws hold licensing of Rabies vaccine mandatory,since varies from one state to another, Kindly consult your pet doctor for assistance.
BORDETELLA- (kennel cough) vaccinations are meant for dogs boarding at kennels, for attending training classes or dog shows. One vaccine is given annually.
FECAL EXAM- Routine FECAL EXAM checks for intestinal parasites such as round worms, hook worms, and whip worms is recommended. During the initial stages of birth vaccine series two negative exams, three weeks apart, are recommended. We recommend quaterly, half yearly exams for adult dogs. SPAYING AND NEUTERING Recommended at 6 months of age for all dogs not used for breeding.
PARASITES HEART WORMS- are a blood parasite transmitted through an infected mosquito. If your puppy was born after mosquito season (November 1st or later), then we do not require a heartworm test before starting preventative. We recommend heartworm preventative be given from June 1st through December 1st.
Adult dogs on monthly preventative such as Heartgard or Revolution should be tested anually every year.
VACCINATIONS- Series protects against Distemper, Rhinotracheitis, and Calicivirus (FDRC vaccination). Usually given at 6-8 weeks, 10-12 weeks and 12-14 weeks. An FDRC booster is given one year later.
RABIES- Vaccination is given with the last FDRC. The first rabies vaccination is good for one year. Subsequent vaccines protect for three years. Rabies vaccine is required by law in Farmington and Farmington Hills. A license is required in Farmington only.
LEUKEMIA- VIRUS/FIV test can be performed as early as 10-12 weeks and vaccinations given at 10-12 weeks and 14-16 weeks.
Young cats will complete their kitten series and receive 1 year booster vaccines. Cats 2 years of age and older will be seen annually for a complete physical exam, and will receive Rabies, Panleukopenia, or Rhinotracheitis/Calicivirus vaccine on a rotating basis as indicated.
Optional Vaccinations -- Given annually: Feline Leukemia for those cats that spend time outdoors PureVax - non adjuvented 1 year Rabies vaccine.
PARASITES- Heartworms are a blood parasite transmitted be an infected mosquito. We recommend heartworm preventative to be given from June 1st through December 1st, especially for cats that spend time outdoors. Cats do not need to be tested prior to starting preventative. Fecal Exam intestinal parasites such as round worms is strongly recommended. Cats who spend time outdoors should have a fecal sample tested once a year.
SPAYING AND NEUTERING- Recommended at 6 months of age for all cats not used for breeding.