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.
2 Weeks Intestinal worming (Roundworm/Hookworm/Tapeworm/Whipworm)
4 Weeks Intestinal worming – all wormer
6-8 Weeks 1st Vaccination (C4)
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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