Congratulations on your new puppy
This will give you the information on our recommended vaccine schedule.
This is recommended to keep you puppy safe as the mothers’ immunity decreases.
Please do not take your puppy into environments that will expose them to unvaccinated pets.
DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvo, and Parainfluenza) This vaccine is started at 6 to 8 weeks of age and is given every 3 to 4 weeks until 16 weeks of age.
Bordetella (Kennel Cough) Can be given any time after 8 weeks of age. This vaccine is boostered every 6 months and is important if your puppy will be attending puppy classes, boarding, doggy daycare or dog parks when he/she is older.
Rabies Can be given as early as 12 weeks but is normally given at 16 weeks of age. This is repeated at 1 year, then every 3 years. This vaccine is required by the State of Washington and the State of Oregon.
Leptospirosis – is a bacteria that is spread from wild life to our pets and to us usually through wild life urine or contaminated water. It is known as a zoonotic disease. This vaccine is given as early as 12 weeks then boostered at 16 weeks, then given every year. If you take your pet hiking, live on acreage or go camping with your pet it is highly recommended you consider this vaccine.
Canine Influenza – Canine influenza is just that Canine Flu. This vaccine can be started as early as 12 weeks and boostered at 16 weeks. Then it is given annually. This is an upper respiratory infection that can lead to pneumonia. This is recommended for the same pets that will be put in multi dog scenarios like boarding, daycare, dog parks.