Puppy Care Schedule

Vaccinations

Puppies require vaccinations against fatal illnesses. These are Parvovirus, Distemper, Hepatitis, Canine Cough, Leptospirosis and Coronavirus.

Puppies are vaccinated:

from 6-8 weeks Due __________
at 10-12 weeks Due __________
at 14-16 weeks Due __________

Then a yearly booster vaccination and health check.

Intestinal Worming

To control hookworm, whipworm, roundworm and tapeworm:

  • Worm every 2 weeks until 12 weeks old
  • then monthly until 6 months old
  • then every 3 months.

We recommend Drontal all-wormer or a similar all-wormer.

Heartworm Prevention

Yearly:

  • Proheart injection from 3 or 6 months old

Monthly:

Desexing

Usually 6 months of age.

Flea Prevention

Monthly "spot on" - Advantage, FrontlineRevolution, and Advocate or Frontline spray.

Monthly tablet - Nexgard.

Tick Prevention

Feeding

Good nutrition is very important. Hill’s Science Diet, Royal Canin, Eukanuba & Iams are all premium quality foods, specifically designed to meet your puppy’s nutritional requirements. We recommend large breed diet food for dogs over 25kg as adults.

Microchipping

A microchip is a permanent means of identification and can be implanted in a consultation or at de-sexing when asleep.

Puppy Preschool

Puppy preschool is held at our surgery. The course is one hour each week for 4 weeks. Please speak to one of our nurses to enrol.

Insurance

Highly recommended. Many companies now offer comprehensive cover. Conditions vary. Check RACQ/Suncorp Home and Contents insurances.

Thank you for choosing Albany Creek Veterinary Clinic for your pet’s healthcare.

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Sat: 8.30am - 4.00pm
Sun: Closed
Public hols: Closed

07 3264 1222

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