New Puppy Checklist

Puppy checklist

Veterinary care from 8 weeks of age forward; including puppy and adult dog veterinary care schedule.

(Should the pet be presented to the veterinarian at ages different from the guidelines below, the veterinarian will adjust the guidelines, as well as, discuss any risks that have been incurred and the best course of action to mitigate the risks to the lowest level possible).

8 weeks of age 

  • First veterinary visit including consultation and exam
  • Dapp vaccine temporary
  • Bordetella vaccine 6 months
  • Intestinal parasite screen temporary
  • First dose of heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Microchip once per lifetime
  • Deworming temporary
  • Nail trim monthly
  • Start pet insurance monthly

12 weeks of age

  • Veterinary visit including consultation and exam
  • Rabies vaccine 1 year
  • Dapp vaccine temporary
  • Lepto vaccine temporary
  • Influenza vaccine temporary
  • Intestinal parasite screen 6 months
  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Deworming temporary
  • Nail trim monthly

16 weeks of age

  • Veterinary visit including consultation and exam
  • Dapp vaccine 1 year
  • Lepto vaccine 1 year
  • Influenza vaccine 1 year
  • Intestinal parasite screen 6 months
  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Deworming temporary
  • Nail trim monthly

18 weeks of age

  • Lab work to check blood before surgery then annually until 6-8 years old
  • Spay or neuter once in lifetime

20 weeks/5 months  thru 9 months of age

  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Nail trim monthly

10 months of age

  • Veterinary visit including consultation and exam
  • Heartworm test 1 year
  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Bordetella vaccine 6 months
  • Nail trim monthly

11-14 months of age

  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Nail trim monthly

15 months of age

  • Veterinary visit including consultation and exam
  • Rabies vaccine 1 year
  • Bordetella vaccine 6 months
  • Dapp vaccine 1 year
  • Lepto vaccine 1 year
  • Influenza vaccine 1 year
  • Intestinal parasite exam 6 months
  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Nail trim monthly

16-20 months of age

  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Nail trim monthly

21 months of age

  • Veterinary visit including consultation and exam
  • Bloodwork 1 year
  • Dental exam and recommendations for oral care
  • Heartworm test 1 year
  • Bordetella vaccine 6 months
  • Intestinal parasite exam 6 months
  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Nail trim monthly

22-27 months

  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Nail trim monthly

28 months of age

  • Veterinary visit including consultation and exam
  • Rabies vaccine 3 year
  • Dapp vaccine 3 year
  • Bordetella vaccine 6 months
  • Lepto vaccine 1 year
  • Influenza vaccine 1 year
  • Intestinal parasite screen 6 months
  • Heartworm and flea prevention monthly
  • Nail trim monthly
  • Visits recur every 6 months for life
  • Veterinary visits follow the guidelines for 21 and 28 months of age going forward and may be adjusted as pet becomes geriatric 
  • Heartworm and flea prevention recur monthly for life

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I began working for Dr. Kaiser at the Animal Clinic of Mandarin over 3 years ago. I decided
    to get a new Lab mix puppy and made the decision to enroll Zuri in Trupanion. I made this
    decision after hearing other employees and Dr. Kaiser talking about how great it has been for
    their own pets and our clients.
    Within the first 6 months my puppy Zuri’s knee kept coming out of place and she would stiffen
    up and could only walk on 3 legs. She had to have surgery and between working with Dr. Kaiser
    and the specialist I couldn’t have been happier that I was able to take care of Zuri and give her
    the treatment that was needed at such a young age. I now have no worries as she grows older
    that I won’t be able to take care of her financially. I recently added a new 1 year old rescue Great
    Dane, Zane to our family. He also has Trupanion because I can’t imagine the cost if something
    happens to him being such a large dog."
    Melissa P.
  • "Dr. Kaiser and staff are awesome. Great customer service. They deal with the pet insurance company directly for you so you don't have to pay what is covered directly out of pocket. They have gone above and beyond to help our fur baby. Super clean! We love to see Harry (the beautiful St. Bernard) growing up as well!"
    Nicole P.
  • "I called and was able to get an appt the same day. The office was very clean and customer service was very exceptional. Dr. Kaiser took her time to go explain everything and get a thorough history. Sick call exam and consultation came up to $51.75. She also offered a deal on pet insurance. Overall we had a very good experience."
    Charlene H.