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Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Many disorders and diseases are preventable with routine vaccinations and parasite prevention. Protect your cat or dog by booking an appointment with our Ceres veterinarians today.  

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Protection & Prevention

With preventive care, you and your vet can keep common diseases and disorders from developing in the first place. 

At American Pet Clinic, we combine pet vaccinations and parasite prevention with regular wellness exams to form a solid foundation for your pet's routine healthcare. 

Preventive care offers your pet the best chance at a long, healthy life. Our team can work with you to create a custom preventive care plan tailored to your dog's or cat's unique needs. 

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Ceres

Vaccination Schedule

When it comes to protecting dogs and cats from contagious, often serious diseases, current vaccinations are critical to continued health.

Kitten Vaccinations

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

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • FVRCP (Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and Panleukopenia)
    • FELV/FIV test recommended
  • 9 to 11 weeks
    • Booster: FVRCP
    • Feline Leukemia
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: FVRCP
    • Booster: Feline Leukemia
    • Rabies

Puppy Vaccinations

In their first year, puppies need these shots to protect them from dangerous diseases. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 9 to 11 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 12 to 15 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Bordetella
    • Leptospirosis
  • 16 to 20 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Booster: Bordetella
    • Booster: Leptospirosis
    • Rabies

Parasite Prevention

Untreated parasites can threaten the life of your dog or cat. Protect your pet from these common parasites with our parasite prevention products:

Fleas

These external parasites feed on the blood of mammals and birds. 

Ticks

Ticks insert their mouthparts into your pet's skin and may cause disease. 

Ear Mites

Highly contagious ear mites are tiny parasites that live in ear canals. 

Heartworm

This blood-borne parasite is a roundworm that spreads with mosquito bites. 

Hookworm

Hookworms live in your pet's digestive system and feed on blood. 

Roundworm

This parasitic roundworm resides in the intestine and feeds on intestinal contents.

Tapeworm

These hook-like parasitic worms are flat in shape and live in the intestines. 

Whipworm

The whip-like appearance of this roundworm inspires its name. 

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New Patients Always Welcome

American Pet Clinic is accepting new patients! Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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