Puppy Care

Congratulations on your new puppy!

We cannot wait to watch your newest family member grow.  Below is our recommendations for your new puppy from first "puppy" visit until their first "annual" exam.

6-8 weeks of age:

DHPP #1 (Distemper, Parvo, Parainfluenza, and Adenovirus)
+/- Bordetella (Kennel Cough) #1
Deworming
Fecal Test
Heartworm/Flea/Tick Preventatives*
Discuss food, training, dental cleanings, microchip (international travel?), etc. 
Trupanion Certificate

9-11 weeks of age:

DHPP # 2
+/-Bordetella #2
+/- Deworming
Preventatives*

12-14 weeks of age:

DHLPP # 1 (DHPP + Leptospirosis)
+/- Lyme #1 
Preventatives*

15-17 weeks of age:

DHLPP # 2
Rabies 1 year
+/- Lyme # 2
Preventatives*
Discuss/Schedule Spay or Neuter
Fecal Test

First Annual visit: 
DHLPP (1 year)
Rabies 3 year
Lyme Booster
Bordetella Booster
Heartworm/Tick Screen blood test
Fecal test


*All puppies should be on monthly heartworm and flea/tick preventative for the rest of the dog’s life. 


****The above protocol is all dependent on size, weight, breed, previous vaccines from breeder/SPCA, and doctor’s discretion. ****

Location

8301 Seminole Trail, Ruckersville, VA. 22968

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

RUCKERSVILLE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Monday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Our office will be closed December 24th & 25th, and January 1st
Our office will be closed early on December 31st (7:00am-noon)