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Congratulations on your new puppy!  Below is a list of services that we will provide for your pet in his or her first weeks of life.  Please check out the other handouts in this section for more information on training, feeding, and caring for your new dog.


Age 6-8 Weeks
  • Preventative Care Exam
  • 1st Distemper/Parvo and kennel cough vaccines
  • Microscopic stool check for parasites
  • De-worming schedule
  • Begin heartworm monthly preventive
  • Begin Flea/Tick monthly preventive
  • Register for Puppy Class
Age 10-12 Weeks
  • Preventative Care Exam
  • 2nd Distemper/parvo vaccine
  • 1st Lyme vaccine
  • 1st Lepto vaccine
  • Continue heartworm preventive
  • Continue Flea/Tick preventive
  • Begin puppy classes
Age 14-16 Weeks
  • Preventative Care Exam
  • Final Distemper/parvo vaccine
  • Final Lyme vaccine
  • Final Lepto vaccine
  • Rabies vaccine, tag & certificate
  • Continue heartworm preventive
  • Continue Flea/Tick preventive
  • Spay or Neuter your puppy
A Lifetime of Care

Bring your pet to Countryside Animal Hospital annually.  In addition to vaccines, we’ll provide your pet with a full physical examination and oral health check.  Annual visits are essential to keeping your pet living a healthier and longer life.  Watch the video below on the value of annual visits by the American Veterinary Medical Association.