Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Our Apple Valley veterinarians can help you protect your cat or dog from a wide range of serious diseases and disorders with routine pet vaccinations and parasite prevention.

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Protection & Prevention

At Apple Valley Animal Hospital, we have a passion for preventive care, and for good reason - regularly scheduled checkups help keep common disorders and diseases from developing in the first place. 

Together with regular exams, pet vaccinations, and parasite prevention form the foundation of your pet's routine healthcare. 

With preventive care, your pet will have the best chance at living a long, healthy life. Our team will work with you to create a custom preventive care plan for your cat or dog, geared to their specific needs. 

Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Apple Valley

Pet Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

It's essential that your pet's vaccinations be up to date. This will protect both dogs and cats from contagious, often serious, diseases. 

Cat Vaccinations

Bring your kitten in for these shots in their first year to protect them from serious diseases. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
  • 10 to 12 weeks
    • Booster: Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
    • Feline Leukemia
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
    • Feline Leukemia 2
  • 5 to 6 months

    While the following are not vaccinations, spaying, neutering, and microchipping help protect your cat from several health issues. 

    • Spay (females)
    • Neuter (males)
    • Possible microchip

Dog Vaccinations

Bring your puppy in for these shots in their first year to protect them from dangerous diseases. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 10 to 12 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Bordetella (Optional)
    • Leptospirosis (Optional)
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Spay (female)
    • Neuter (male)
  • 12 to 16 Months
    • Final Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Final Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Final Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)

Parasite Prevention

Untreated parasites can be life-threatening for your dog or cat. With our parasite prevention products, you can help protect your pet from these common parasites:

Fleas

These external parasites consume the blood of mammals and birds. 

Ticks

These external parasites can transmit numerous diseases and feed on blood.

Ear Mites

Ear mites are tiny, but they are contagious and cause discomfort in mammals. 

Heartworm

This thread-like parasitic roundworm can cause disease and organ failure. 

Hookworm

These roundworms consume your pet's blood and live in the digestive system. 

Roundworm

Roundworms live in the intestine and feed on partly digested food. 

Tapeworm

These long, flat, hook-like parasitic worms attach to your pet's intestines. 

Whipworm

This whip-like worm lives in and causes severe irritation to the intestine.

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Caring for Pets in Apple Valley

Apple Valley Animal Hospital accepts new clients to our specialty services and 24/7 emergency services.

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(760) 242-5400