Dog & Puppy Vaccine Schedules

Vaccines prevent a wide range of diseases in dogs and puppies, making vaccination schedules an essential part of their long-term health care. Find out what shots your puppy or dog needs, and when they need them, by reading on below.


What shots do dogs and puppies need?

Puppy Vaccination Schedule

6 - 8 Weeks

  • *DHPP Shot 1
  • Bordatella
  • Leptospira
  • Lyme
  • Influenza Virus-H3N8
  • Influenza Virus-H3N2

10 - 12 Weeks

  • Influenza Virus-H3N8
  • Influenza Virus-H3N2
  • DHPP Shot 2
  • Leptospira
  • Lyme
  • Rabies

14 - 16 Weeks

  • DHPP Shot 3

Adult Dog Vaccination Schedule

Annually

  • Bordatella
  • Leptospira
  • Lyme
  • Rabies
  • Influenza Virus-H3N8
  • Influenza Virus-H3N2

Every 3 Years

  • DHPP Booster
  • Rabies

*DHPP: this vaccine protects against Distemper, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza, and Parvovirus.

Age Restrictions

Very young puppies and senior dogs with compromised immune systems are not eligible for all shots. Talk to your vet to find out more about vaccines for your dog.

The Importance of Vaccinations

Vaccinations are an essential part of your dog's preventative health care. By making sure your dog is vaccinated early in life, and regularly as an adult, you provide them with the best chance at a long, healthy life.

Diseases like rabies, hepatitis, and parvovirus can be very serious and even fatal, particularly in puppies. Vaccines prevent these diseases from developing in the first place, which is always preferable to attempting to treat them once they exist in your pet.

If your dog or puppy is due for their vaccinations, contact our Memphis vets today to get started.

Vaccination Schedules for Dogs & Puppies, Memphis

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