Pet Vaccinations

Vaccinating your dog or cat protects him or her against a wide variety of infectious diseases. This vaccination schedule may vary based on your veterinarian’s specific recommendation for your pet.

Pet Vaccinations in St. Paul: Dog running with ball


6-8 Weeks
10 to 12 Weeks
14-16 Weeks
6 months
1 Year Later
Recommended Tests
6-8 Weeks
  • 1st Distemper-Hepatitis-Parainfluenza-Parvovirus (booster in 3 weeks)
  • Coronavirus (booster in 3 weeks)
  • 1st Bordetella (kennel cough, booster in 3 weeks)
  • Strongid-T (dewormer, booster in 3 weeks)
  • Start Heartworm & Flea/Tick Preventative
10 to 12 Weeks
  • 2nd DHPP (booster in 3 weeks)
  • Coronavirus (last one)
  • Bordetella (booster yearly)
  • Strongid-T (last one)
14-16 Weeks
  • 3rd DHPP (booster in 1 year)
  • Rabies (booster in 1 year)
6 months
  • Start ProHeart
  • Weight Check
1 Year Later
  • Distemper (booster in 3 years)
  • Parvo (booster in 3 years)
  • Fecal every 6 months
  • Heartworm Test annually
  • Add lyme vaccine annually
  • Add Lepto vaccine Annually
  • Comprehensive blood work annually (Chem, CBC , Lytes)
Recommended Tests
  • Intestinal Parasite Exam (fecal)
  • Heartworm Antigen Test

Talk to your veterinarian about what vaccinations your dog may need.

Pet Vaccinations in St. Paul: Sitting cat


8 Weeks
12 Weeks
1 Year Later
Recommended Tests
8 Weeks
  • 1st Feline Distemper-Upper Respiratory Vaccination (booster in 3-4 weeks)
  • 1st Feline Leukemia Vaccination (booster in 3-4 weeks)
  • Strongid-T (dewormer, booster in 3-4 weeks)
12 Weeks
  • 2nd Feline Distemper-Upper Respiratory Vaccination (booster in 1 year)
  • 2nd Feline Leukemia Vaccination (booster in 1 year)
  • Feline Rabies Vaccination (booster in 1 year)
  • Strongid-T (dewormer)
  • FELV/FIV Test
1 Year Later
  • Feline Distemper-Upper Respiratory Booster (booster in 1 year)
  • Feline Leukemia Booster (booster in 1 year)
  • Feline Rabies Vaccination (booster in 3 years)
Recommended Tests
  • Intestinal Parasite Exam (fecal)
  • Feline Heartworm test (annually)
  • Comprehensive blood work annually (Chem, CBC , Lytes)
  • Fecal exam for intestinal parasites (Every 6 months)

"I felt that Dr. Eric answered all my questions and offered all necessary information on vaccines and general care. He provided background information and details. I never felt rushed."

-Carol M.

"We love St. Paul pet hospital!"

-Marjorie O.

“St. Paul Vet is amazing. The office/vet staff are caring and obviously love animals. I recommend Melinda to everyone looking for a great caring vet!”

-Christie Z.

“Ono loves coming to the Vet and everyone takes great care of her! The staff is friendly and very helpful. ”


“I live in Irvine Park, very near downtown, and first came to St. Paul Vet because it was close. Continued bringing my cat because I am comfortable with this clinic and its vets and staff.”

-Rita W.

“I just moved to the area from Portland Maine and it’s such a pleasure to find a great vet clinic in my new city. Thank you!”

-Erin V.

“I am very grateful to have found you! I feel like my pup in finally in good, competent hands. Thank you.”

-Gretchen T.

“Thank you so much for the compassionate, thorough and professional care. We couldn’t be happier.”

-Melissa K.

“Great clinic. I transferred her to this clinic because I recently moved to St. Paul. The most professional clinic I’ve ever been in.”

- Kelly S.

“Our young Pitbulls are prone to skin issues and Dr. Melinda is a wizard regarding such conditions. We’re forever grateful for the expertise and care that St. Paul Pet Hospital provides. Thank you for being amazing!"

– Ty B.

“Excellent new puppy first visit. Many questions answered throughly and patiently.”

– Shari D.

“We had a great experience! The reviews we read online prior to our visit definitely lived up to their expectations!”

– Chelsey T.

“I wish my own Dr called me 48 hours after my appointment to see how I was doing! Super impressed with that!”

– Emily J.

“I drive all the way from Blaine. But because of the care that Ruby receives from everyone in the office, I don’t mind the drive at all!”

– Kathi H.

“We couldn’t be happier with your service. You’re close, priced appropriately, cheerful staff and surrounding. Keep up the good work.”

– Gene N.


St. Paul Pet Hospital

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