Jul 26 2019

Feline Preventative Care Schedule

Our veterinarians will work with you to determine what vaccines and preventative care schedule is best for your kitten, based on their age, breed and lifestyle. In general, our hospital follows the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)’s most recent vaccination guidelines as well as those provided by the American Association of Feline Practitioners o help provide a solid foundation for your kitten’s preventative healthcare. The following chart outlines our general recommendations for feline patients. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding vaccines, diet, behavior or preventatives (heartworm, flea, tick, and intestinal parasites), please don’t hesitate to ask a veterinarian or staff member. 

AgeVaccination/

Preventative Care

Diagnostic ProceduresPreventatives
6-8 weeksFVRCPFecal examinationIntestinal dewormer

FeLV/FIV test

Start flea/tick/heartworm preventatives

12 weeksFVRCP 

FeLV

Fecal examinationIntestinal dewormer

Continue flea, tick and heartworm preventatives 

16 weeksFVRCP

FeLV

Rabies (1 year)

Fecal examinationIntestinal dewormer

Continue flea, tick and heartworm preventatives

6-8 monthsSpay/Neuter procedure

Microchip

Pre-operative bloodworkFeLV/FIV test
1st-3rd annual examsFVRCP (3 year)

Rabies (1 or 3 year)

FeLV (if applicable)

Fecal examinationContinue flea, tick and heartworm prevention year-round! 
4-6th annual examsFVRCP (3 year)

Rabies (1 or 3 year)

FeLV (if applicable)

Fecal examination

Young Wellness bloodwork screening

Continue flea, tick and heartworm prevention year-round! 
7th annual exam and onwardFVRCP (3 year)

Rabies (1 or 3 year)

FeLV (if applicable)

Fecal examination

Heartworm test

Senior bloodwork screening (including UA and thyroid)

Continue flea, tick and heartworm prevention year-round! 

 

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