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Your new puppy will needs a series of vaccinations in the first year of life to protect him from many dangerous diseases as his immune system develops.
Different veterinarians recommend slightly different vaccination schedules and vaccines according to the specific dog’s risk factors.
Your vet can be more specific about the vaccination needs based on your individual dog, the particular region of the country in which you live, and your individual circumstances. In general, however, the first-year vaccination schedule for puppies usually resembles the schedule in the table here.
Puppy Vaccination Schedule
Dog's Age Recommended Vaccinations Optional Vaccinations
6 to 8 weeks DHPP Bordatella ( Kennel cough) Boarder,
8-12 Weeks Lyme Vaccine hunter, woods
Frequent Park Visitor? Recommended
10 to 12 weeks DHPP (vaccines for distemper, adenovirus
hepatitis], parainfluenza, and parvovirus) Corona, Leptospirosis, Lyme Disease
14 to 16 weeks DHPP Coronavirus Lepto
16 to 24 weeks DHPP Coronavirus Lepto & Rabies
12 to 16 months Rabies, DHPP Coronavirus, Leptospirosis, Bordatella, Lyme disease
Every 1 to 2 years DHPP, Coronavirus, Leptospirosis Bordetella, Lyme disease
Every 1 to 3 years Rabies (as required by law)
Cat Vaccination Schedule
6-7 weeks Feline distemper, rhinotracheitis, and calicivirus. 3 Way
10 weeks Feline distemper, rhinotracheitis, and calicivirus. 3 Way Optional Chlamydophila (Pneumonitis)
12 weeks or older Rabies
13 weeks Feline distemper, rhinotracheitis, and calicivirus. 3 Way Optional Chlamydophila (Pneumonitis)
16 & 19 weeks Feline Leukemia (FeLV): for kittens at risk of exposure to feline leukemia virus.
Feline distemper, rhinotracheitis, and calicivirus, Rabies