WHICH VACCINES DO DOGS NEED?
According to the American Kennel Club, the generally accepted guidelines of puppy vaccination are as follows:
Puppy (6-8 weeks): Distemper, measles, parainfluenza [Optional: Bordetella]
Puppy (10-12 weeks): DHPP (vaccines for distemper, adenovirus [hepatitis], parainfluenza, and parvovirus) [Optional: Coronavirus, Leptospirosis, Bordetella, Lyme disease]
Puppy (12-24 weeks): Rabies
Puppy (14-16 weeks): DHPP [Optional: Coronavirus, Lyme disease, Leptospirosis]
Puppy (12-16 months): Rabies, DHPP [Optional: Coronavirus, Leptotspirosis, Bordetella, Lyme disease]
Puppy (Every 1-2 years): DHPP [Optional: Coronavirus, Leptotspirosis, Bordetella, Lyme disease]
Puppy-Adult Dog (Every 1-3 years): Rabies, Distemper [Optional: Bordetella, Lyme disease, Leptospirosis]
WHICH VACCINES DO CATS NEED?
The American Association of Feline Practitioners’ (AAFP) recommends the following vaccines for cats:
Feline panleukopenia (FPV)
Feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1)
Feline calicivirus (FCV)