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Puppy & Kitten FAQ

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New Puppy & Kitten FAQ

A new puppy or kitten is such an exciting addition to your family.  Now that you have your new baby you are probably wondering what you need to do to take care of your new family member. Here are commonly asked questions about your new puppy or kittens health care.

How old should my puppy or kitten be when I start their shots?

The best time to start vaccinations is 6 to 8 weeks. Please call the clinic and check when to start the vaccinations for your puppy or kitten.

How often do I need to give my cat or dog their shots?

Shots need to be given annually.

Do vaccines work immediately?

No, they take 14 days before they are effective and for your pet to be fully protected.

At what age can I spay or neuter my puppy or kitten?

You can spay or neuter your puppy or kitten at 4 months old. Depending on their size and weight. You may need to wait longer. Please ask the clinic if your puppy or kitten can be spayed or neutered.