FAQ

How much is your exam fee?

Our exam fee is $54.  California state law requires our veterinarians to have a current examination in order to diagnose, treat and prescribe medications to your pet.

How much do vaccines cost?

Rabies…………..$18.75

DLHPP-Parvo…..$27.25

Lepto……………$26.75

Lyme…………….$34.00

Rattlesnake……..$33.75

Bordetella………$22

Influenza……….$40

FeLv/FIV………..$68.00

FVRCP……………$21.75

Leukemia…………$22.00

Heartworm Test…$54.50

***Vaccine Protocol Document – K9***

Puppy/K-9 Vaccine Protocols: 

 

DHPP–Parvo (5 in 1)….. Multiple doses given at 6, 9, 12 and 16 weeks (If started at 8 wks, then 8, 12, 16 weeks)

Rabies Single………………..1 year duration given at 16 weeks

Lepto (4 serovar)………….Two doses given at 12 and 16 weeks (For at risk dogs…exposed to wildlife/forest/acreage/hiking trails. Not recommended in small dogs/sensitive breeds)

Lyme………………………………..Two doses given at 12 and 16 week (From tick bites)

Rattlesnake…………………….Two doses given at 16 and 20 weeks (or older) (For at risk dogs…exposed to rural areas, hiking and/or forest environments. Second vaccine given 4 weeks apart)

Bordetella (Kennel Cough)…….Single (intranasal) dose given at 6 weeks or older (***required to board at NFVC) (Single dose with a yearly booster. Given to at risk dogs…exposed to boarding kennels/dog parks/dog shows/obedience school/agility classes)

Influenza (H3N8/H3N2)…………Two doses given after 7 weeks of age and then booster 2 weeks later (***required to board at NFVC) (Given to at risk dogs…exposed to boarding kennels/dog parks/dog shows/obedience school/agility classes)

Adult K-9 Vaccine Protocols:

 

DHPP-Parvo (5 in 1)……….Booster given at 1 year, then every 3 years (If history is unknown, then 2 doses given 4 weeks apart)

Rabies……………………………….Booster given at 1 year, then every 3 years (If history is unknown, then single dose w/booster at 1 yr.)

Lepto (4 serovar)…………….Single dose given yearly (Best before rainy season.  If it’s the first time the vaccine has been given, then 2 doses given 4 weeks apart is recommended)

Lyme………………………………….Single dose given yearly (If it’s the first time the vaccine has been given, then 2 doses given 4 weeks apart is recommended)

Rattlesnake………………………Single dose given yearly (Best given in the spring.  If it’s the first time the vaccine has been given, then 2 doses given 4 weeks apart is recommended)

Bordetella (Kennel Cough)…Single (intranasal) dose given yearly (***required to board at NFVC)

Influenza (H3N8/H3N2)………Two doses give at least 2 weeks apart, then booster annually (***required to board at NFVC) (Given to at risk dogs…exposed to boarding kennels/dog parks/dog shows/obedience school/agility classes)

 

Kitten /Feline Vaccine Protocols:

 

FeLv/FIV Blood Test……………..Recommended blood test prior to any vaccines, especially if the kitten has an unknown history (from Breeder? Adoption agency? Friend? Stray?)

FVRCP (3 in 1)…………………………Multiple doses given at 6, 9, 12 and 16 weeks (If started at 8 wks, then 8, 12, 16 weeks)

Rabies……………………………………….Single dose given at 16 weeks (Given in right rear leg)

Leukemia………………………………….Two doses given at 8 and 12 weeks (Given in the left rear leg)

Outdoor cats or living with outdoor cats

Chlamydia (feline pneumonitis)….Three doses given at 8, 12 and 16 weeks (For at risk kittens exposed to catteries and/or kennels)

-***Okay to vaccinate with FVRCP (3 in 1) as a (4 in 1) vaccine…less pokes! 

 

Adult Feline Vaccine Protocols:

 

FeLv/FIV Blood Test……………..Recommended blood test prior to any vaccines, especially if the cat has an unknown history (from Breeder? Adoption agency? Friend? Stray?)

FVRCP (3 in 1)…………………………Booster given at 1 year, then every 3 years (If history is unknown, then 2 doses given 4 weeks apart)

Rabies……………………………………….Booster given at 1 year, then every 3 years (If history is unknown, then single dose w/booster at 1 yr.)

Leukemia………………………………….Booster given at 1 year then every 3 years (If history is unknown, then 2 doses given 4 weeks apart is recommended.  Then every 3 years.) (For at risk cats exposed to the outdoors, living with ourdoor cats in the same household, group housing and/or FeLv in the house)

Stop vaccine at 8 years old unless at risk, then stop at 12 years of age.

Do you offer any preventative health plans?

Yes, we have a Puppy Plan and a Kitten Plan that are designed to get your puppy/kitten through their first 6 months of vaccines and examinations.  For more information, go to the forms and handouts page and download the Puppy Plan or Kitten Plan document.