Our Wake Forest veterinarians can help you protect your cat or dog from a wide range of serious diseases and disorders with routine vaccinations and parasite prevention.

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Protection & Prevention

At North Wake Animal Hospital, we prioritize preventative care in order to stop commons disorders and diseases from becoming problems in your pet.

Combined with regularly scheduled routine exams, vaccinations and parasite prevention form the foundation of your pet's routine healthcare. 

Preventative care gives your pet the best chance at a long, healthy and happy life. Our team will work closely with you to create a treatment plan which targets your pet's needs.

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Wake Forest

Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

Current vaccinations are essential when it comes to protecting cats and dogs from contagious, often serious, diseases.

Parasite Prevention

Left untreated, parasites can threaten the life of your cat or dog. Our parasite prevention products can help protect your pet from the following common parasites:

Fleas

These external parasites feed on blood from mammals and birds. 

Ticks

Ticks are external parasites that feed on the blood of mammals.

Ear Mites

These tiny, contagious parasites live in the ear canals of mammals.

Heartworm

This parasitic roundworm is spread through mosquito bites.

Hookworm

These parasitic worms live  feed on your pet's blood.

Roundworm

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

Tapeworm

These hook-like and flat worms live in your pet's intestines. 

Whipworm

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

Kitten Vaccinations

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

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

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

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

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

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