Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention in West Chester

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Our West Chester veterinarians can help you protect your cat or dog from a wide range of serious diseases and disorders by keeping vaccinations up to date and providing parasite prevention.

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Vaccinations & Prevention

At , we focus on preventive care to keep common diseases and disorders from developing in the first place.

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

These give your pet their best chance at a long, healthy life. Our team will work with you to create a custom preventive care plan for your cat or dog, tailored to their unique needs. 

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, West Chester

Pet Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

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

Kitten Vaccinations

In their first year, kittens need the following vaccinations in their first year 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. 

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

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

Parasite Prevention

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

Fleas

Fleas are external parasites that feed on the blood of birds and mammals.

Ticks

These external parasites consume the blood of mammals. 

Ear Mites

Tiny, highly contagious ear mites reside in the ear canals of mammals. 

Heartworm

This thread-like parasitic roundworm is spread through mosquito bites.

Hookworm

These roundworms live in the digestive system and feed on your pet's blood.

Roundworm

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

Tapeworm

These flat, hook-like parasitic worms reside in your pet's intestines. 

Whipworm

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

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Caring for Pets in West Chester

West Chester Veterinary Medical Center accepts new clients to our specialty and emergency service hospital.

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