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Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Our team of veterinarians in Avon can help protect your pet from a host of diseases and conditions with routine parasite prevention and pet vaccinations.

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Protection & Prevention

At Animal General, we prioritize preventative care in order to stop common disorders and diseases from ever arising to begin with.

When paired with regularly scheduled routine exams, vaccinations and parasites prevention form the core of your dog or cat's long-term healthcare plan.

Preventive care gives your pet the best chance at a long, healthy life. Our team will work with you to create a custom preventive care plan for your cat or dog, tailored to their unique needs. 

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Avon

Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

Current vaccinations for your pet are essential when it comes to protecting your beloved pet companion from contagious, often serious, diseases.

Kitten Vaccinations

In the course of their first year, kittens will need to following shots to help protect them from serious diseases. 

  • 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

In their first year, puppies need the following shots to protect them from dangerous 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 they are left untreated, parasites can threaten your dog or cat's life. We offer a variety of parasite prevention products which can help protect your pet from some of the following parasites:

Fleas

Fleas are external parasites which feed on mammals and birds.

Ticks

Ticks are external parasites that feed on mammals' blood.

Ear Mites

These highly contagious parasites live in the ears of mammals.

Heartworm

These thread-like parasites spread through mosquito bites. 

Hookworm

These roundworms live in your pet's digestive systems and eat the blood

Roundworm

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

Tapeworm

These flat, hook-shaped parasites live in your pet's intestines.

Whipworm

This parasitic worm's name stems from its whip-like appearance. 

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