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Congratulation on your new puppy, below is a checklist of requirements to keeping your new puppy happy and healthy.


Owning a new puppy can be a very exciting (and busy!) time for pet owners. There are some crucial health care measures that need to be taken to ensure your new furry friend gets the best start in life.


Did you know for new puppies, we offer a FREE Health Check by a Vet and a FREE sample Bag of Hill’s Food, book your appointment now!  T&C’s may apply.





Age                          Requirements

2 Weeks                     Intestinal worming (Roundworm/Hookworm/Tapeworm/Whipworm)

4 Weeks                     Intestinal worming – all wormer


6-8 Weeks                    1st Vaccination (C4)

Microchip implant

8 Weeks                      Intestinal worming and monthly Heartworm combined (Milbemax)

Start Bravecto flea and tick preventative (puppies over 8 weeks and over 2kg)


10 Weeks                     Intestinal worming and monthly Heartworm combined (Milbemax)


12 Weeks  (3 months)   2nd Vaccination (C5 or C7)

Intestinal worming (Milbemax) Start Heartworm injection (SR12)

Start Bravecto if have not already at 8 weeks and continue every 3 months


 16 Weeks  (4 months)  3rd Vaccination (C4 or C4 + Leptospirosis) – now complete for 12 months

Intestinal worming/monthly Heartworm combined (Milbemax) continue monthly

Recheck weight for puppies who started Bravecto at 8 weeks and continue every 3 months


20 Weeks  (5 months)   Intestinal worming (Milbemax)


24 weeks  (6 months)    Intestinal worming every 3 months onwards (Milbemax)

Desexing – Small Dogs (adult size up to 15kgs)

Heartworm injection booster (SR12)


52 weeks  (1 year)        Desexing – Medium – Large Dogs (over 15kgs)

Continue Intestinal worming every 3 months

Bravecto Flea and Tick preventation every 3 months


60 weeks                     Heartworm injection booster (SR12)

Vaccination & health check

Continue Intestinal worming and Bravecto flea and tick preventative every 3 months


FOR LIFE                   Annual health check, vaccination and heartworm injection (SR12) is recommended

Intestinal worming (Milbemax) continues every 3 months

Bravecto flea and tick preventative continues every 3 months



Ask us how our LifeVAC can help you and your puppy LifeVAC is a lifetime of vaccinations for your pet.

A one off payment of $575 for a cat & $675 for a dog covers annual vaccinations (which includes a veterinary health check) every year for the life of your pet! 



If you have any questions, please contact your local Sydney Animal Hospital;   


Newtown  (02)9519 4111
69-73 Erskineville Road Erskineville

Inner West (02)9516 1466
1A Northumberland Ave Stanmore

Norwest (02)8883 0411
Unit 8, 1-3 Celebration Dr Bella Vista

Kellyville (02)8883 0533
106 Windsor Rd Kellyville

Newport (02)9997 4609
1 Palm Rd Newport

Avalon (02)9918 0833 
710 Barrenjoey Rd Avalon Beach







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