Puppy Vaccination Schedule

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Your Puppy’s Vaccination Schedule

Your puppy will have his/her first set of shots between 6-8 weeks with us. After your puppy goes home he/she will need additional shots. Below are the shots your puppy will need.

Vaccination schedule

Puppies receive most of their vaccinations every two to four weeks until they are at least 16 weeks old. Some vaccinations are given as a combination, such as the DHLPPC, which helps protect against distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parainfluenza, parvo and corona. Other vaccinations are administered one at a time.

DHLPPC (Required)

  • First vaccination: 6 to 8 weeks (your puppy will have their first shot before going home)
  • Second vaccination: 9 to 11 weeks
  • Third vaccination: 12 to 14 weeks
  • Fourth vaccination: 16 to 17 weeks
  • Booster shots: 12 months

Bordetella (not required unless you plan to board your puppy)

  • First vaccination: 14 weeks
  • Booster shots: 6 months

Rabies (required by Texas law)

  • First vaccination: 16 weeks (varies by state)
  • Booster shots: 12-36 months