Preventive Care & Vaccinations in Clemmons

The vets at Animal Hospital of Clemmons provide routine vaccinations and parasite prevention for cats and dogs to help ensure long-term health.

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Vaccinations and parasite prevention help us keep our patients healthy long term by preventing many common diseases and disorders from developing in the first place.

Together with regular wellness exams, these preventive treatments are the foundation of your pet's routine healthcare.

We’ll work with you to create a custom preventive care plan for your cat or dog that meets their lifestyle and health needs.

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Pet Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

Up-to-date vaccinations are essential in preventing cats and dogs from contracting contagious, often serious, diseases.

Kitten Schedule

Kitties require a variety of vaccinations and procedures during their first year to protect them against serious diseases. After the first year, they’ll only need annual boosters.

6 to 8 weeks

  • Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia

10 to 12 weeks

  • Purevax Rabies Vaccine
  • Booster: Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
  • Feline Leukemia

14 to 16 Weeks

  • Booster: Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
  • Feline Leukemia 2

5 to 6 months

Although the following are not vaccinations, spaying, neutering and microchipping help protect your cat from a variety of health problems.

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

Adult Cat Vaccinations

Adult cats need boosters for the core vaccines one year following the kitten vaccines.

After that initial booster, core vaccines boosters are recommended every one to three years, depending on the vaccine used and whether or not the cat goes outside.

Puppy Schedule

Puppies need a series of vaccinations in the first year of life to protect them from many dangerous diseases as their immune system develops.

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)

Adult Dog Vaccinations

Adult dogs require boosters on their core vaccines every one to three years starting one year after the initial puppy round.

The frequency of boosters depends on the specific vaccine used, as well as your dog's daily life and unique needs.

Parasite Prevention

Parasites can become life-threatening to your pet when left untreated. We carry a full line of parasite prevention products to protect your pet from the following common parasites:

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Fleas

Fleas are small, flightless external parasites that consume the blood of mammals and birds.

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Ticks

Ticks  are external parasites that feed on the blood of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.

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Ear Mites

Ear mites are arachnids that live in the ear canals of cats, dogs, and other mammals.

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Heartworm

Heartworm is a small, thread-like parasitic roundworm that is spread through mosquito bites.

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Hookworm

Hookworms are blood-feeding, parasitic roundworms that live in the digestive system of dogs and cats.

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Roundworm

Roundworms live in the intestines of animals and feed off of partially digested intestinal contents.

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Tapeworm

Tapeworms are flat, segmented parasitic worms that live in the intestines of some animals.

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Whipworm

Whipworm is a parasitic roundworm common in dogs, that gets its name from its whip-like appearance.

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