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Core Vaccination Schedule

Puppies 

6-8 weeks: Exam, DHHP, De-worm 

9-11 weeks: Exam, DHPP, De-worm 

12-14 weeks: Exam, DHPP 

15-17 weeks: Exam, DHPP, Rabies 

1 year after 15-17 week vaccines: Exam, DHPP (1 year), Rabies (3 year) 

Adult Dogs

Exam: Once yearly, more frequently if there are problems 

DHPP: Once every 3 years after all puppy and 1st year vaccines are given. 

Rabies: Once every 3 years if dog has received it in the past. 

Geriatric Dogs (over 8 years of age) 

Exam: Once to twice yearly, more frequently if there are problems. 

Vaccines: Same as adult dogs, depending on the dog’s health. 

Kittens 

6-8 weeks: Exam, DRC, De-worm 

9-11 weeks: Exam, DRC, De-worm 

12-14 weeks: Exam, DRC, Rabies

15-17 weeks: Exam, DRC

1 year after 12-14 week vaccines: Exam, DRC (1 year), Rabies (1 year) 

Adult Cats 

Exam: Once yearly, more frequently if there are problems 

DRC: Once every 3 years after all kitten and 1st year vaccines are given. 

Rabies: Once yearly to every 3 years. 

Geriatric Cats (over 8 years of age)

Exam: Twice yearly, more frequently if there are problems.

Vaccines: Same as adult cats, depending on the cat’s health.


*Checking vaccine titers (the level of antibody protection) may be an option, but is currently controversial.
*Vaccination schedules vary by clinic and doctor. Our veterinarians make this decision based on the most current vaccine research results. In addition, the health status of your pet may alter its vaccination schedule.

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Pets & Friends Animal Hospital, L.L.C.

3625 Baltimore Ave. • Pueblo, CO 81008 • 719-542-2022 / fax 719-545-6261