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Canine Vaccination Schedule

Canine Vaccination:

The current canine vaccination reccomendations at Apalachee River Animal Hospital are based upon the AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) Canine Vaccine Guidelines that were updated in 2011.  Apalachee River Animal Hospital's vaccine recommendations are as follows:

CORE Vaccinations:

Rabies vaccination is given initially at about 12-16 weeks of age, boostered in 1 year , then every three years therafter.

DHPP (Distemper;Hepatitis;Parvo;Parainfluenza) vaccination is a series of vaccinations, usually starting at 8 weeks of age.  BoosteCanine Vaccination and boarding dacula, GArs are given every 3 weeks until 4 months of age, then again in 1 year, then every three years therafter.

LIFESTYLE Vaccininations:

Kennel Cough (Bordetella bronchiseptica) is given at 8 weeks of age or older, then administered annually.

Leptospirosis is given around 12-16 weeks, boostered in 3-4 weeks, and is then administered annually.

Lyme is given around 12-16 weeks, boostered in 3-4 weeks, then administered annually.

Influenza is given at 12-16 weeks, boostered in 2-3 weeks, then administered annually.

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