Puppy Shots and Vaccination Schedules 

Puppy Vaccination Schedules

Puppies need a series of vaccinations to protect them from serious diseases. Here's a guide to the puppy vaccination schedule and what to expect.

Core Vaccines

Core vaccines are essential for all puppies. They protect against the most common and dangerous diseases

Non-Core Vaccines

Non-core vaccines are recommended for puppies in certain areas or at risk for certain diseases.

Vaccination Schedule

Puppies typically receive their first vaccinations at 6-8 weeks old. They then receive a series of booster shots every 2-4 weeks until they are 16-20 weeks old.

What to Expect

Vaccination is a safe and effective way to protect your puppy from disease.

Preparing for Vaccinations

Before your puppy's vaccinations, it's important to talk to your veterinarian about their health history and any risks they may have.

After Vaccinations

After your puppy's vaccinations, it's important to monitor them for any side effects. If you notice any concerns, contact your veterinarian immediately.

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