Sun Valley Animal Clinic
6 weeks old - Distemper and Parvo booster shot and 1st deworming
9 weeks old - Second Distempter and Parvo booster shot and 2nd deworming
12 weeks old - Third Distemper and Parvo booster shot and 3rd deworming
14 to 16 weeks old - 4th Distemper and Parvo booster, Rabies shot with City Registration, and microchip. (Your puppy can be spayed or neutered at 16 weeks of age.)
Note: Your puppy can be started on a Heartworm preventative program during one of the above visits.
Your pet must be at least 4 months of age for a spay or neuter. We recommend
you have your pet spayed or neutered between 4 months and 6 months of age.
Kitten shot schedule:
8 weeks old - Feline Distemper and 1st deworming
12 weeks old - Second Feline Distempter and 2nd deworming
16 weeks old - Third Feline Distemper, Rabies and 3rd deworming (Kitten can be spayed or neutered at this age)
Dogs - One year after receiving his/her first Rabies shot , your dog will receive a Rabies shot that lasts for 3 years. Your dog will also receive a Distemper & Parvo shot every 2 to 3 years. However, you are required by the City of El Paso to come in to renew your rabies
'license" every year. Heartworm testing is required every 2 years.
Cats - One year after receiving his/her first Rabies shot , your cat will receive a Rabies shot that lasts for 3 years. Your cat will also receive a Feline Distemper shot every 2 to 3 years. However, you are required by the City of El Paso to come in to renew your "rabies license" every year.
Your puppy can be started on a Heartworm preventative program during one of his/her visits to get his/her puppy shots. If your dog has not been started on the preventative medicine (or injection) by 6 months of age, your dog will have to be tested for Heartworms before starting the medication. Every dog must have a Heartworm test every 2 years, even if he/she is on a Heartworm prevention program.
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Yes! In fact, we accept pet insurance from several different insurance companies. If you are interested in finding out more about pet insurance, click on this link for more information: Pet Insurance