Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Our veterinary team in Tracy can help to protect your dog or cat from a wide range of dangerous diseases and conditions using routine parasite prevention and vaccination.

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Protection & Prevention

At Paws & Claws Veterinary Hospital, we focus on preventive care to keep common diseases and disorders from developing in the first place.

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

Preventative care will give your pet a chance at a long and healthy life. Our team will work closely together and with you in order to craft a customized preventative health care plan for your pet dog or cat.

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Tracy

Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

Maintaining an up to date schedule of vaccinations and parasite prevention is key to preventing a wide range of serious diseases in your cat or dog. 

Kitten Vaccinations

During their first year of life, kittens require the following shots and preventative medications in order to protect them from dangerous diseases and conditions. 

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

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

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

Puppy Vaccinations

During their first year of life, puppies need the following shots and preventative medications in order to protect them form serious 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

If left untreated, parasites are capable of threatening your pet's life. We offer parasite prevention products and treatments to help protect your cat or dog against the following common parasites. 

Fleas

Fleas are external parasites that feed on the blood of birds and mammals.

Ticks

These external parasites consume the blood of mammals. 

Ear Mites

Tiny, highly contagious ear mites reside in the ear canals of mammals. 

Heartworm

This thread-like parasitic roundworm is spread through mosquito bites.

Hookworm

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

Roundworm

This parasitic worm lives in the intestine and feeds on intestinal contents.

Tapeworm

These flat, hook-like parasitic worms reside in your pet's intestines. 

Whipworm

This roundworm's name originates from its whip-like appearance.

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