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Kansas State University

Puppy Exams and Vaccination Program

 

Puppy resting on a fence

 

 

Start Program
Bring in your puppy at 6 to 8 weeks of age.
Please bring in any previous medical history, i.e. vaccines, deworming, etc.

Puppy Wellness Program brochure

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Vaccination Schedule

  • DA2PP vaccination:

    • prevention of canine distemper, infectious canine hepatitis, respiratory disease caused by canine adenovirus type 2, parainfluenza and parvovirus infections.

    • Every 3 weeks until 14 to 16 weeks.

    • High risk puppies for Parvo virus will be given an additional booster at 18-20 weeks.

  • Rabies Vaccination
    Given at 12 weeks of age or older.

  • Additional Vaccines
    Will be discussed with you to determine need and given on an "as-needed" basis.

Exams

  • Vaccine/Health Record (1st Exam)
  • Educational portfolio with tips on puppy care and behavioral concerns (1st Exam)
  • Complete physical exam
  • Flea/tick control (as needed)
  • Heartworm preventative
  • Fecal examination for intestinal parasites (deworming if necessary)
    • Please bring stool sample less than 24 hours old
  • Necessary Vaccine boosters
  • Last Exam to include a reminder for next yearly wellness exam to include
    • Physical exam
    • DA2PP booster
    • Rabies booster
    • Heartworm check