Puppy Vaccinations

Appointment Estimate - First Year

Puppy Comprehensive Physical Exam/Consultation: $35.00/visit x 3 visits

This is given with all vaccinations, without exception, to ensure that your puppy's immune system is in optimal condition to process the vaccine. Your pet will be weighed, and Dr. Backus will give it a complete "head to toe" physical exam. We also discuss puppy behaviors and pertinent family issues concerning children or other pets in the home.

DA2PP Vaccination: $21.00/vaccination x 3 vaccinations

This vaccination protects against Distemper, Adenovirus Type 2, Parvovirus, and systemic protection against Parainfluenza virus. This vaccination is given at 8 weeks, 12-14 weeks, and 16-20 weeks.

Bordatella Vaccination: $18.00/vaccination x 1 vaccination

This vaccination protects against Bordatella ("kennel cough") virus, and provides the airway protection required for immunity to Parainfluenza virus. This vaccination is given at around 16 weeks of age.

Rabies Vaccination: $19.00/vaccination x 1 vaccination

This vaccination is a 1 year vaccination the first time your pet ever receives it. After the second vaccination one year later, in our area it is required every three years. This is the only vaccination required for licensing with the city. It is given at 16 weeks of age. We use Merial rabies vaccine for dogs, which is preservative – and mercury-free.

Note: If you have any questions about
any of the above viruses, please ask us for more details.

Deworming: $15.00/dose x 2 doses

Your puppy will also be dewormed with pyrantel pamoate. All puppies should be dewormed at least twice for roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms. Pregnancy

releases encysted worms into the mother's bloodstream, where they are passed on to the puppies. Deworming doses are according to weight, if you have a large breed puppy expect to up to $5.00 additional per dose.

Avid Microchip: $45.00

This is included in our puppy package because we feel it is important to plan for the unexpected. Micro chipping helps ensure that your pet is returned to you should it become lost/separated from you and your family.

Total for all Services

The total for all of these services is $280.00. We will be happy to provide you with an estimate for any other services, before they are provided or preformed, upon request.

Puppy Package

We do offer a Puppy Package: If you choose to purchase the Puppy Package, which is basically pre-paying for the above listed services, you will receive a 6% discount off the amount. The total for the Puppy Package is $263.20.