Since the last three posts were mostly about rabies, I'd like to end these series with a more detailed guide schedule for vaccinations approved by the Veterinary Practitioner Association of the Philippines & Philippine Animal Hospital Association.
3 weeks old- Deworming
6 weeks old- Canine Parvovirus (1st Shot) and Deworming
2 months old- Parvovirus, Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis, Para-influenza (2nd Shot. They usually come in 5-in-1 or 6-in-1 vials) and Deworming
11 weeks old- Booster Dose (3rd Shot) and Deworming
3 months old- Anti-Rabies, 6-in-1 and Deworming
5 months old- Heartworm Test and Ehrlichia Test
9 months old- Anti-Rabies (2nd dose. With street dogs, we only this once a year.) and 6-in-1
Annually- Immunization against distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvo-virus and para-influenza, Anti-Rabies and Deworming
Lyme-disease is pretty rare in the Philippines. In fact, I haven't heard of dogs having such cases. However, Leptospirosis vaccination is a must as we are prone to floods during rainy seasons.
Most purebreds being sold in the country have already had their first shots and deworming done.