Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Our vets at Montecito Veterinary Center in Santa Rosa can help protect your pet from a range of serious conditions and diseases with routine vaccinations and parasite prevention. 

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Protection & Prevention

Diligent preventive care can keep common diseases and disorders from developing in the first place. That's why at Montecito Veterinary Center, we are steadfast advocates of preventive care for cats and dogs of all ages. 

Combined with regularly scheduled routine exams, vaccinations and parasite prevention are components of a strong foundation for your pet's routine healthcare. 

By bringing your pet in for their required vaccinations, together we can give him or her the best chance at a long, healthy life. Our team will work closely with you to create a custom preventive care plan for your cat or dog, tailored to their unique needs. 

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Santa Rosa

Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

To protect your cat or dog from contagious, often serious diseases, it's essential to ensure that their vaccinations are up to date.

Kitten Vaccinations

Kittens need these shots in their first year to protect them from dangerous diseases. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • FVRCP-C (Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia)
  • 10 to 12 weeks
    • Booster: FVRCP-C (Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia)
    • Feline Leukemia (Optional)
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: FVRCP-C (Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia)
    • Rabies
    • Feline Leukemia # 2
    • Microchip (recommended)
  • 5 to 6 months

    While the following are not vaccinations, spaying, neutering and microchipping help protect your cat from a number of health issues. 

    • Spay (females)
    • Neuter (males)
  • 12 to 16 Months

    Based on your pet's lifestyle, we will make recommendations for annual vaccines. These can include:

    • FVRCP-C (Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia)
    • Rabies
    • Feline Leukemia (Optional)

Puppy Vaccinations

Puppies need these shots in their first year to protect them from serious conditions. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 10 to 12 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Bordetella (Optional)
    • Leptospirosis (Optional)
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Microchip (recommended)
  • 5 to 6 months

    While the following are not vaccinations, spaying, neutering and microchipping help protect your dog from a number of health issues. 

    • Spay (females)
    • Neuter (males)
  • 12 to 16 Months

    Based on your pet's lifestyle, we will make recommendations for annual vaccines. These can include:

    • DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Bordetella
    • Leptospirosis
    • Lyme
    • Rattlesnake
    • Flu

Parasite Prevention

Parasites can be life-threatening for your cat or dog if they are left untreated. With our parasite prevention products, you can help protect your pet from these common parasites. 

Fleas

These small, wingless external parasites consume the blood of mammals and birds. 

Ticks

Ticks are tiny eight-legged external parasites that feed on the blood of mammals. They may carry disease.

Ear Mites

Ear mites are tiny and highly contagious. They can also cause an intense itch in the ears of mammals.

Heartworm

This small, thread-like parasitic roundworm spreads through mosquito bites and blocks blood flow. 

Hookworm

These strongylid parasites reside in the digestive system and consume your pet's blood. 

Roundworm

Roundworms are common in puppies. They feed on partly digested food and cause illness. 

Tapeworm

Tapeworms are long and flat, and can attach themselves to your pet's intestines. 

Whipworm

Whipworms have a whip-like shape and can infect both dogs and cats, then move to the lungs.

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