Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Protect your cat or dog from a wide range of serious disorders and diseases with routine pet vaccinations and parasite prevention. Our Kent veterinarians can develop a custom preventive care plan for your pet. 

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What are pet vaccinations?

Preventive care is critical to your pet's health. We are steadfast advocates of health prevention and education, which help keep common disorders and diseases from developing in the first place. 

Regularly scheduled routine exams are combined with vaccinations and parasite prevention to build the foundation for your pet's health. 

Give your pet the best opportunity to live a long, healthy life by bringing him or her in for preventive care. Our team of experienced vets will work with you to develop a custom preventive treatment plan for your cat or dog, customized to their unique requirements. 

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Kent

Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

Dogs and cats are susceptible to contagious, often serious diseases. That's why current vaccinations are vital to protecting their health. 

Which vaccinations does my cat need?

Kittens need these vaccinations in their first year to prevent them from contracting serious diseases. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis
  • 10 to 12 weeks
    • Booster: Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis
    • Feline Leukemia
    • Snap test for Leukemia/FIV
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis
    • Feline Leukemia 2
    • Rabies
  • 5 to 6 months

    Though these are not vaccinations, spaying, neutering, and microchipping help protect your cat from experiencing a range of health issues.  

    • Spay (females)
    • Neuter (males)
  • 1 Year +
    • FVRP
    • Leukemia (based on lifestyle of pet)
    • RV

Which vaccinations does my dog need?

To protect them from dangerous diseases, puppies need these vaccinations in their first year.

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • DAPP (Distemper, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 10 to 12 Weeks
    • Booster: DAPP (Distemper, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Bordetella (Recommended)
    • Leptospirosis (Recommended)
    • Influenza (Optional)
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Booster: Leptospirosis (Recommended)
    • Booster: Bordetella (Recommended)
    • Spay (female)
    • Neuter (male)
  • 6 -12 Months
    • Heart Worm Test
    • Microchip
    • Spay (females)
    • Neuter (males)
  • 1 Year +
    • Booster: DAPP (Distemper, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Annual Bordetella
    • Influenza (Optional)

Parasite Prevention

Untreated parasites can threaten the life of your dog or cat. With our parasite prevention products, you can protect your pet from these common parasites. 

Fleas

These small, agile, parasitic reddish-brown insects suck blood from birds and mammals. 

Ticks

Ticks are tiny arachnid parasites that consume the blood of animals and humans to survive. 

Ear Mites

Ear mites may be tiny, but they are fairly common, highly contagious and can live in your pet's ear. 

Heartworm

Heartworms spread through mosquito bites and cause serious, potentially fatal disease.

Hookworm

Roundworms feed on your pet's blood, live in their digestive system and can cause blood loss.

Roundworm

Roundworms are easily spread. They live in the intestine and feed on its contents.

Tapeworm

These long, flat, hook-shaped parasitic worms attach to the walls of your pet's intestine. 

Whipworm

This flat, segmented roundworm is a common intestinal parasite. It has a whip-like appearance.

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