Canine

Core Vaccines

Distemper/Adenovirus/Parvovirus/Parainfluenza (DAPP)

Initial Vaccinations: Beginning at 6 or 8 weeks; boosters given every 2-4 weeks until 16 weeks old.

Boosters: Initial booster is good for 1 year; subsequent boosters good for 3 years.

Leptospira (Lepto)

Initial Vaccinations: As early as 8 weeks, often at 12 weeks;  booster given 3-4 weeks later.

Boosters: Booster given every year.

**AAHA lists Lepto as a noncore vaccine, however due to the severity of the disease and its zoonotic potential, we consider it a core vaccine.

Rabies

Initial Vaccination: Single dose given at 16-20 weeks.

Boosters: Initial booster is given 1 year after first vaccination; subsequent vaccinations are given every 3 years.

Canine

Non-core Vaccines

Bordetella (Kennel Cough)

Initial Vaccinations: First vaccination given orally as early as 8 weeks old; booster given 3-4 weeks later.

Boosters: Booster given every year.

Canine Influenza

Initial Vaccinations: First vaccination given as early as 8 weeks; booster given 3-4 weeks later.

Boosters: Booster given every year.

Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease)

Initial Vaccinations: First vaccination given as early as 8 weeks old; booster given 3-4 weeks later.

Boosters: Booster given every year.

Feline

FVRCP

Initial Vaccinations: Given starting at 6-8 weeks old and every 3-4 weeks until 16 weeks old.

Boosters: Given every year.

Feline Leukemia (FeLV)

Initial Vaccinations: Given as early as 8 weeks old; booster given 3-4 weeks later.

Boosters: Given every year.

**We recommend that every cat receive the initial series of FeLV, however boosters are not necessary in indoor-only cats with no exposure to outdoor cats.

Rabies

Initial Vaccine: Given at 16-20 weeks old.

Boosters: After initial 1 year vaccination, given every 3 years.