Cat Special Care - Animal Options Vet Clinic

Canine Health Preventatives

Vaccination Protocol

  • 6-8 Weeks: C3* vaccination (Core vaccination)
  • 10-12 Weeks: C3* + CC** vaccination
  • 14-16 Weeks: C3*
  • Yearly: KC vaccination
  • Triennial: C3 vaccination (or titre test annually)

* C3: Parvovirus, Distemper and Hepatitis

** CC: Canine Cough (Parainfluenza, Bordetella Bronchiseptica, Adenovirus Type II)

Titre Testing

  • Tests for Distemper, Hepatitis and Parvovirus (Core vaccination)
  • Only tests the immunity the dog has at the moment of sampling, so we don’t know how long it’ll take to drop the titre, so not recommended to be done in puppies
  • We recommend it to be done annually

Intestinal Worm Prevention – Drontal

  • At 2 weeks, at 4 weeks and at 8 weeks of age
  • Monthly from 3 to 6 months of age
  • Every 3 months (every Quarter)

 

Ticks and Fleas Prevention Protocol – Nexgard

  • From 3 months of age: Monthly – Nexgard

 

Heartworm Prevention Protocol – Proheart 12

  • 3 months: ProHeartSR-12 injection (with 2nd or 3rd puppy vaccination)
  • 9 months: ProHeartSR-12 injection
  • 15 months: ProHeartSR-12 injection (with first Adult vaccination)
  • Yearly: ProHeartSR-12 injection (with vaccination)

 

Desexing

Varies between breeds. We usually recommend after 6 months of age, but we plan time of desexing according to breed and behaviour, at the time of the 3rd puppy vaccination.

Microchipping

Legal requirement in Queensland, since July 2009. At 6 weeks of age.

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