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DA2PPC (6in1) can be started at 6 weeks, then boostered every three weeks until 16 weeks old
Bordetella can be started at 10 weeks, then boostered three weeks later
Lyme (generally given if dog is exposed to areas with ticks) given after 16 weeks old, then boostered three weeks later
Rabies° given at 16 weeks old
DA2PLPC (7in1) Annually
Rabies˚ Every 3 years
For general information on vaccines, see Vaccine FAQ
For information on possilble allergic reactions to vaccines, see Allergic Reactions
° Rabies vaccine protocol is based off of Califonia state standards. Other states may vary.
Due to Southern California's warm desert environment, rattlesnakes lurk and linger around every corner, just waiting to strike any unsuspecting canine that may happen to cross its path. Treatment for a snake bite can be very costly. It may include antivenin, hospitalization, intravenous fluids and various other medications. Vaccinating your dog can reduce the severity of the snake bite. It can also reduce or eliminate the need for antivenin and decrease other treatment costs.
-For dogs under 100 pounds: it is boostered once four weeks after the first vaccine is administered
-For dogs over 100 pounds: it is boostered four weeks later, then again, four weeks after that
For more information on rattlesnake bites and treatment, see Snake Bites: Prevention and Treatment