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Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention in South Wilton

By keeping vaccinations up to date and providing parasite prevention, our Fairfield County vets can help protect your cat, dog, or exotic pet from a wide range of serious diseases and disorders.

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Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Vaccinations and parasite prevention prevent many common diseases and disorders from developing in the first place, giving your pet their best chance at a long, healthy life.

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

We’ll work with you to create a custom preventive care plan for your cat or dog based on their unique needs.

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, South Wilton

Pet Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

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

Kitten Vaccinations

Kitties need the following vaccinations and procedures 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

    Although the following are not vaccinations, spaying, neutering and microchipping help protect your cat from a variety of health problems.

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

Puppy Vaccinations

Puppies need these vaccinations in their first year of life to protect them from dangerous diseases as their immune system develops.

  • 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

Parasites can be life-threatening to cats and dogs if left untreated. Our parasite prevention products help protect your pet from the following common parasites:


These external parasites consume the blood of mammals and birds.


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

Ear Mites

Ear mites are arachnids that live in the ear canals of mammals.


This thread-like roundworm is spread through mosquito bites.


These blood-feeding roundworms live in the digestive system.


Roundworms live in the intestines and consume intestinal contents.


Tapeworms are flat, segmented parasitic worms that live in the intestines.


This roundworm commonly gets its name from its whip-like appearance.

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