Pet Vaccinations & Preventative Care in Berkeley

Our Berkeley vet team can help you protect your pet from a wide range of serious diseases and disorders with routine vaccinations and preventative care.

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Protection & Prevention

At Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital, we believe in focusing on preventative care to keep common diseases and conditions from ever developing the first place. 

When combined with yearly routine care, vaccinations and preventative care form the foundation of your pet's regular healthcare routine. 

Preventive care gives your pet the best chance at a long, healthy life. Our team will work with you to create a custom preventive care plan for your pet, tailored to their unique needs. 

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Berkeley

Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

When it comes to preventing contagious diseases in cats and dogs, keeping their vaccinations up to date are your best bet.

Kitten Vaccinations

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

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • Chlamydia, Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia
  • 10 to 12 weeks
    • Booster: Chlamydia, Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia
    • Feline Leukemia
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: Chlamydia, Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia
    • Feline Leukemia 2
  • 5 to 6 months

    While the following aren't vaccinations themselves, neutering, spaying and microchipping can help protect your cat against a number of health issues down the road.

    • Spay (females)
    • Neuter (males)
    • Possible microchip

Puppy Vaccinations

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

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 10 to 12 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Bordetella (Optional)
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Rabies
    • Spay (female)
    • Neuter (male)
  • 12 to 16 Months
    • Final Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Final Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Final Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Rabies

Parasite Prevention

If left untreated, parasites can threaten the life of your cat or dog. We offer parasite prevention products to help protect your beloved pet from some of the following common parasites. 

Fleas

Fleas are external parasites that feed on the blood of birds and mammals.

Ticks

These external parasites consume the blood of mammals. 

Ear Mites

Tiny, highly contagious ear mites reside in the ear canals of mammals. 

Heartworm

This thread-like parasitic roundworm is spread through mosquito bites.

Hookworm

These roundworms live in the digestive system and feed on your pet's blood.

Roundworm

This parasitic worm lives in the intestine and feeds on intestinal contents.

Tapeworm

These flat, hook-like parasitic worms reside in your pet's intestines. 

Whipworm

This roundworm's name originates from its whip-like appearance.

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