Vaccination Schedule

From the Humane Society:

  • Distemper: An airborne viral disease of the lungs, intestines and brain
  • Hepatitis: A viral disease of the liver
  • Leptospirosis: A bacterial disease of the urinary system
  • Parainfluenza: An infectious bronchitis
  • Parvovirus: A viral disease of the intestines
  • Rabies: A viral disease fatal to humans and other animals
  • Corona: A viral disease of the intestines
  • Bordetella: A bacterial infection (kennel cough)

Puppies (6 weeks to 1 Year)

6-8 weeks 1st puppy shot (DHLPP) + Corona
11-12 weeks 2nd puppy shot (DHLPP) + Corona
15-16 weeks 3rd puppy shot (DHLPP) + Corona
Over 4 months Rabies (repeat 1 year later)
7-9 momths First heartworm test
Adult Dogs (After 1 year) DHLPP Yearly
Heartworm test yearly
Rabies every 3 years
Bordatella yearly

Note: Some states have their own laws regarding the frequency & requirement of certain vaccinations. When in doubt, always ask your veterinarian or local humane society.