Da2pp or Ultra Da2p (low dose for toy breeds):
Recommended for ALL puppies! This vaccine consists of Distemper Adenovirus Parvovirus and Parainfluenza. Distemper virus and Parvo are one of the most common LIFE threatening contagious diseases that a puppy can contract. Puppies are started around 8 to 9 weeks with Parvo/Distemper combo and given every 3 to 4 weeks until the puppy reaches 15 to 16 weeks old. Even if a puppy was vaccinated early with their breeder your pup will still need to be vaccinated every 3-4 weeks until 15 to 16 weeks old. The last puppy Da2pp will be good for one year, then 3 years thereafter.
Rabies is recommended for all puppies (usually given after 16 weeks old but in California can legally be given after 12 weeks). Rabies is the only vaccine required by law. Rabies is a fatal virus that can be contracted by most mammals and is highly contagious.It is most commonly carried by bats in the desert, but Raccoons, Foxes, and Skunks are the most common primary carriers. First Rabies is good for 1 year then 3-year boosters thereafter Our Rabies vaccine is Mercury Free! Mercury or “Thirmosal” is a common additive in most rabies vaccines that has been thought to cause a higher incidence of post vaccine reactions.
Bordetella is recommended for all puppies that will be around other dogs or grooming/boarding facilities. Bordetella is usually given after 10 weeks old. Bordetella is an oral vaccine that protects canines against Bordetella bronchiseptica. Bordetella bronchiseptica is a highly contagious bacterium that can cause mild to severe tracheobronchitis or upper respiratory infections in canines. This is one of the few upper respiratory infections that are known as “kennel Cough” Bordetella is a 1-year vaccine.
Influenza is recommended for all puppies that will be around other dogs or grooming/boarding facilities. Influenza is a series of 2 vaccines boostered 2-4 weeks apart then yearly thereafter. It is usually started after Da2pp puppy series but can be given as early as 8-10 weeks.
Leptospirosis vaccine is recommended for all dogs exposed to fresh water streams such as lakes, rivers, ponds, or small creeks where wild animals have access to. Leptospirosis is a Zoonotic bacterium (contagious to humans) that can cause kidney and liver failure. Leptospirosis is a series of 2 vaccines boostered 2-4 weeks apart then yearly thereafter. It is usually started after Da2pp puppy series but can be given as early as 8-10 weeks.
Lyme Vaccine is recommended for all dogs living or traveling into tick endemic regions. Lyme disease (Borrelia Burgdorferi) is a bacterium and is the most common tick transmitted disease. Lyme is a series of 2 vaccines boostered 2-4 weeks apart then yearly thereafter. Lyme is usually started after Da2pp puppy series but can be given as early as 8-10 weeks.
Rattlesnake vaccine is recommended to dogs that are living, traveling, or hiking in high risk rattlesnake regions. Rattlesnake vaccine does NOT stop the need for immediate medical attention but can lessen the effects of the snake venom initially. Rattlesnake is a series of 2 vaccines given 4 weeks apart and can be given after 16 weeks old. Rattlesnake bites are very common and are often deadly, particularly for smaller dogs.