New Puppy Important Dates

Your New Puppy

Congratulations on your new puppy. It is exciting when you bring your new puppy home, but please keep in mind that your puppy is relying on you for continued health and happiness. We have compiled a list of important dates for you to remember to ensure a happy healthy dog:

New Puppy important dates6-8 weeks old

  • C3 vaccination
  • Worming (eg Drontal/Paratak Plus/Milbemax) – fortnightly
  • Flea Prevention (eg Advantage/Frontline Spray/Frontline Plus from 8 Weeks)
  • Microchipping

12-14 weeks old

  • C5 vaccination
  • Heartworm Prevention for the next 3 months (Heartgard/ Proheart/Milbemax)
  • Worming (eg Drontal/Paratak Plus/Milbemax) at 12 weeks
  • Flea and Tick prevention

Veterinary care for your puppy16-18 weeks old

  • C5 Vaccination
  • Worming at 16 weeks
  • Flea and Tick prevention

6 Months old

  • Proheart injection for heartworm (lasts 9 months for the first injection)
  • Desexing
  • Worming now then every 3-4 months
  • Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Microchipping (if not done previously)

15-16 Months and Annually

  • C5 vaccination yearly
  • Heartworm Prevention: yearly Proheart injection or monthly heartworm tablets
  • Worming every 3-4 months
  • Flea and Tick prevention